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Safeguarding Bob Marley with “So Much Things to Say”

In reviewing Roger Steffens’s latest book, So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley, Hua Hsu asserts in The New Yorker that Steffens’s contribution to the Marley canon is his “nerdish monomania.” But Steffens, who invited me […]

Safeguarding Bob Marley with “So Much Things to Say”

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In reviewing Roger Steffens’s latest book, So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley, Hua Hsu asserts in The New Yorker that Steffens’s contribution to the Marley canon is his “nerdish monomania.” But Steffens, who invited me […]

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King Yellowman defends gay rights at Reggae on the Mountain

Born with albinism in 1956, dancehall music legend King Yellowman was rejected from birth. As a baby, he was found in a supermarket’s trash heap in Kingston, Jamaica. Miraculously

Music royalty & Raging Fyah figure prominently at Reggae on the Mountain 2017

When Yellowman, the perennially provocative “King of Dancehall Music,” pointed at the assembled crowd at this year’s eighth annual Reggae on the Mountain (July 22-23) in California, “nobody move,

King Crimson coming to Greek Theatre

King Crimson To Tour North America Summer 2017 To Accompany Forthcoming Live EP “Heroes” Seminal rock band King Crimson begins their 2017 North American tour with the summer leg including

Elvin Bishop to play at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Elvin Bishop's latest CD, ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG FUN TRIO, is rootsy, spirited, soulful and smile-inducing blues, performed by serious musicians hell-bent on having a good time. ELVIN BISHOP'S BIG

Marcia Ball and Lil’ Ed to perform in San Diego in May

ALLIGATOR ARTISTS TO PERFORM IN SAN DIEGO! Alligator Records artists Marcia Ball and Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials will perform at the Gator By The Bay Festival in San

Don Carlos: Twenty minutes with the reggae legend

With his signature sweet voice and a successful career spanning over four decades, Don Carlos is unquestionably a legendary figure in reggae music. The worldwide appeal of Carlos’ unique

Fortunate Youth: Twenty minutes with frontman Dan Kelly

Fortunate Youth is a six-piece reggae band with roots in Hermosa Beach, California. Since 2009 it has toured heavily in the United States and overseas and its albums and individual

Rock-n-Roll legend Chuck Berry has died

The man who invented rock-n-roll guitar, who introduced rock-n-roll to the world in 1953 — one of the most covered rock-n-roll songwriters of all time (the Grateful Dead, Rolling

Grammy Awards about to begin at Staples Center

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards are set to begin at 5 p.m. PT. A star-studded Red Carpet show is taking place as musical artists from around the world descend

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