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If you like Bob Marley ... here are over 200 bands, CDs, films, and other oddities that you will love

Author: Dave Thompson
Publisher: Montclair, NJ : Backbeat Books, 2013.
Series: If you like.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies and critiques bands, albums, and films that draw inspiration from the music of Bob Marley, tracking reggae's influence around the world, from California punk to French popular music.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Miscellanea
Named Person: Bob Marley; Bob Marley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Thompson
ISBN: 9781476886817 1476886814
OCLC Number: 809029152
Description: viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Shooting the sheriff : Eric Clapton and the birth of rocking reggae --
No name, no number, no label : the roots of reggae, and other stories --
Impressions of Curtis Mayfield : the man who kept on pushing --
Make way for the Prince : the ten commandments of Buster --
54-46 was their number : Toots and the Maytals --
A man called Scratch : the black ark of Lee Perry --
Three wise men : Jimmy Cliff, Gregory Isaacs, and Dennis Brown --
Keith Richards's wingless angels : skanking with the Stones --
Slap some more echo on it : the heavy, heavy monster sound of dub --
Beating down Babylon : Junior Byles and Peter Tosh --
Punky reggae party : rasta business in the U.K. --
If you like Exodus, you'll love this : covering the Wailers' greatest LP --
In the beginning, there was Ari : the earthbeat of the Slits --
Skanking on the big screen : reggae on film --
Guess they're coming to dinner : the best of Black Uhuru --
Some special madness : the world turns 2-tone --
Happy together : rocking steady with Flo & Eddie --
The heavy, heavy Bosstone sound : ska in America --
Trip-hop : a deeper dub --
Punk-o-rama : the rancid states of America --
Finally, forty further fabulous Marley covers.
Series Title: If you like.
Responsibility: by Dave Thompson.

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