skip to content
The natural mystics : Marley, Tosh, and Wailer Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The natural mystics : Marley, Tosh, and Wailer

Author: Colin Grant
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the history of the Wailers from their upbringing in the slums of Kingston to their first recordings and superstardom through the lens of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, religion, and the cultural revolution taking place in the 1970s.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bob Marley; Peter Tosh; Bunny Wailer; Bob Marley; Peter Tosh; Bunny Wailer; Bob Marley; Peter Tosh; Bunny Wailer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Grant
ISBN: 9780393081176 0393081176
OCLC Number: 668194864
Description: 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: No country for old men --
Negro aroused --
Cold ground for bed, rock for pillow --
Opportunity knocks --
Trouble in mind --
Nuff respec' --
And princes shall come out of Africa --
On becoming Rasta --
Battering down sentence --
Let it burn --
Eat the fish but spit out the bones --
Vow of Nazarites --
Under heavy manners --
How long will they kill our prophets? --
Time for sufferer drive big car.
Responsibility: Colin Grant.

Abstract:

Grant delivers the definitive group biography of the Wailers--Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Livingston--chronicling their rise to fame and power.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A wide-ranging look at the cultural, political and religious forces that inspired the pioneering reggae group.... A lively, informed study of the Wailers, though not a straightforward introduction to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/668194864> # The natural mystics : Marley, Tosh, and Wailer
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "668194864" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Topic/reggae_music_jamaica> ; # Reggae music--Jamaica
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/39563492> ; # Peter Tosh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/wailer_bunny> ; # Bunny Wailer
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/tosh_peter> ; # Peter Tosh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/marley_bob> ; # Bob Marley
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML385> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1211575> ; # Jamaica.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Topic/reggae_musicians_jamaica> ; # Reggae musicians--Jamaica
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/52832541> ; # Bunny Wailer
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093061> ; # Reggae musicians
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.4216460922/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/14778710> ; # Bob Marley
    schema:bookEdition "1st American ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/100338361> ; # Colin Grant
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Traces the history of the Wailers from their upbringing in the slums of Kingston to their first recordings and superstardom through the lens of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, religion, and the cultural revolution taking place in the 1970s."@en ;
    schema:description "No country for old men -- Negro aroused -- Cold ground for bed, rock for pillow -- Opportunity knocks -- Trouble in mind -- Nuff respec' -- And princes shall come out of Africa -- On becoming Rasta -- Battering down sentence -- Let it burn -- Eat the fish but spit out the bones -- Vow of Nazarites -- Under heavy manners -- How long will they kill our prophets? -- Time for sufferer drive big car."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/678839027> ;
    schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Nonfiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The natural mystics : Marley, Tosh, and Wailer"@en ;
    schema:productID "668194864" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/668194864#PublicationEvent/new_york_w_w_norton_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Agent/w_w_norton> ; # W.W. Norton
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393081176> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/668194864> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/marley_bob> # Bob Marley
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Marley" ;
    schema:givenName "Bob" ;
    schema:name "Bob Marley" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/tosh_peter> # Peter Tosh
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tosh" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Tosh" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Person/wailer_bunny> # Bunny Wailer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wailer" ;
    schema:givenName "Bunny" ;
    schema:name "Bunny Wailer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/678839027#Topic/reggae_music_jamaica> # Reggae music--Jamaica
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Reggae music--Jamaica"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093061> # Reggae musicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Reggae musicians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1211575> # Jamaica.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Jamaica." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100338361> # Colin Grant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1961" ;
    schema:familyName "Grant" ;
    schema:givenName "Colin" ;
    schema:name "Colin Grant" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14778710> # Bob Marley
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Marley" ;
    schema:givenName "Bob" ;
    schema:name "Bob Marley" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39563492> # Peter Tosh
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tosh" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Tosh" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/52832541> # Bunny Wailer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wailer" ;
    schema:givenName "Bunny" ;
    schema:name "Bunny Wailer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393081176>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0393081176" ;
    schema:isbn "9780393081176" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.