Description - Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Ultimate Illustrated History by Richie Unterberger
Explore the entire, incredible journey of Bob Marley and the Wailers, and theirenduring legacy, in this unique visual history.
More than four decades after Marley's death, he and his bandmates remain the most famousreggae artists of all time--and one of the most famous bands of all time, period. Illustratedwith photos and memorabilia from all phases of their journey, Bob Marley and theWailers illuminates the lives and times of the man and his collaborators. Their evolutionfrom early-'60s Jamaican ska act to international superstars was not just improbable,but unprecedented for an act from an underdeveloped country.
As you make your way through the band's story, you will see the crucial role they played inestablishing reggae as a globally popular form of music, and the influence that theRastafari movement had on their lives and sound; plus, how Marley's socially conscious lyricsand actions made him a universal symbol of pride and justice.
This beautifully designed volume includes:
A complete history of the band, right up to Marley's untimely death in 1981, and hiscontinuing influence today
Fantastic performance and candid off-stage photography
Images of rare memorabilia
Sidebars from a roster of respected music journalists
Coverage of the 2024 Bob Marley biopic One Love
This is the definitive illustrated biography of Bob Marley and the Wailers - a must-have forevery fan of the world music legend.
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