Updated: 5/16/2006; 3:18:54 PM.

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daily link  Monday, February 07, 2005


Ethiopians unite for Marley anniversary: "About 200,000 people gathered in Ethiopia's capital Sunday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the birth of reggae icon Bob Marley. The concert, dubbed Africa Unite and billed as the country's largest ever, marks the first time the late reggae star's birthday celebrations have ever been held outside his native Jamaica. Marley, who died of cancer in 1981. .. Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson also declared an official year-long celebration to honour Marley's birth."  In the 80s, I spent 5 years on the road in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  I don't think I spent a week without hearing Marley's music in the street or on the radio.   Long live liberation music.

  11:50:26 PM  permalink  

EPIC 2014: Very amusing flash projection of media in 2014.  Worth all 8 minutes.  12:04:47 AM  permalink  

 
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