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“Bob Marley blew my shlt UP! I was jamming’ on Movin’ On and I fried out my power strip. I might have had it tad too loud?
Bob was truly a man of vision and talent.”
“I always liked Redemption Song.
I'm inspired now, I think I'll break out some Bob.”
“I saw him in Houston, late 70's. The place was Jammin”
“Bob Marley did a station ID for one of my radio shows in Florida. i still have it on tape. Bob rocked!”
“stir it up”
“Redemption song is absolutely awesome, DH. I liked Rastaman Vibrations, too. Great album...”
“So so many great songs. I never had the classic student picture with Bob with a big spliff hanging out of his mouth.”
“...we're gonna chase those crazy baldheads, outta this town...”
“When Bob died of brain cancer, which actually started as skin cancer on his little toe, I was watching the news when Walter Cronkite announced his death. He called Bob a prophet. I'll never forget it.”
“Cronkite had a way of saying things that you don't find much anymore...”
“"This Train" always makes me well up.
Burning Spear is a good band too!”
“Gosh, All I have is Marley: Legend. Looks like I have some exploring to do.”
“*cough* boring stoner music *cough*
OKAY, i respect his music and politics, but still! maybe i've just heard it too much...”
“When everyone was filleting me on the knucklehead troll for saying I didn't drink, they missed the Rasta reference. I said something to the effect that I didn't drink, but did smoke lots of ganga because of my religion. Nigal, you didn't even comment on that one.”
“lyra - my boss goes to the Caribean every year for a sailing trip with his wife. He absolutely won't listen to it because that's all he hears for 2 weeks every year. Everywhere you go in the Islands it's blaring.”
Isn't that what the natives in Quebec call gremlin?”
“I thought it was a joke! LOL!
there is a Bob Marley box set out of all his CDs that has come down in price. That'd be a good buy.”
“You have to admit that was a fun thread.
I'll look into the boxed set. I'm getting a few on the net, just to see if I like them.”
“I still feel that moniker fits met better. I don't know where they get it, but I've been told, and I know you can't believe it, that I have a hard head.”
“whew, i was preparing for a tarring & feathering, dayhiker!
“He has his own 48' sailboat on the Gulf Coast. One time while there I made a comment about needing some Marley music. It was one of those, not no, hell no type of moments. Jimmy Buffett good, Bob Marley....overdone according to him”
“I've always liked Jimmy Cliff better. He's fun to listen to loud outside on a warm summer day.”
“Babylon By Bus, great live stuff...”
“Newergirl and I dance to "No Woman, No Cry" all the time. It's all awesome music.”
“Anyone see "Harder They Come", a movie starring Jimmy Cliff-mahn? In the beginnng, they have sub-titles...at the end, none, mahn. Andju nevah meese a beat, mahn. Pretty good story too, Mahn.
I like Peter Tosh too.”
“Peter Tosh was awesome. I loved 'Bush Doctor' and he did an incredible reggae version of Chuck Berry's 'Johnny B. Goode'. And speaking of Bush Doctors:
There was a quote in the beginning of the bio on Marley (Catch A Fire) from a Jamaican Bush Doctor that went something like this:
"Some mon deal wit' information. An' some mon deal wit' the concept of truth. Then, some mon deal wit' magic. Information flow all around ya. The truth, it come right at ya. But, magic, it flow right through ya!"
I love that quote...”
“"Newergirl and I dance to "No Woman, No Cry" all the time. It's all awesome music."
Haha! My and Honey Dog dance to Obladee Obladah all the time.”
“Treebeard, I thought your story was going to involve a gynecologist.”
That's good, DayHiker!
“Ha! I love it!!”
“I was serious too. I got into the story and had to mentally switch gears because I kept waiting on a punch line about a gyn doc.”
“Well, at least I didn't keep ya hanging for long!”
“Who wrote "I shot the sheriff"
It wasn't Clapton, as most would guess.”
“I enjoy Clapton, but he made a killing off of Marley”
“Bob Marley wrote it, Chief...”
“Did I miss something about Treebeard's gynocologist?”
“He was rattling on about a Jamiacan Bush Dr. and get this the story was about some outback doctor from Jamiaca. Not what I was expecting.”
“weather survivor...and exodus are my jammin songs...I have Kaya in my car at all times and ALWAYS jam to it during my famous long drives across the country.
Too many marley songs to pick one over the other...
and Khatru and I dance to Siberian Khatru...its his favorite song.”
“I like the obvious soul that Marley poured into his songwriting. But for the most part most Marley fans are like Grateful Dead fans. Bunch of wanna-be posers that think the whole look-at-me-I-have-a-flower-in-my-hair-hippie or I-just-wanne-light-my-splif-all-day mentality is actually cool to anyone but them and their loser friends. I'm not knockin' you true Dead heads or Marley fans, brilliant music but too many neo-wannabe-hippie-rastamon-posers floating around.”
“Yah mon, Bob Marley walkin' and a talkin'.”
“Got to have Kaya now.
To the rescue, here I am.
But, I have to say, I love Jammin' as much as any of them.
Stand up for your rights!”
“Anyone see "Harder They Come", a movie starring Jimmy Cliff-mahn? Awesome soundtrack. Saw it in mid 70's. Vinyl, recorded to 8-track, have the CD. "Many Rivers to Cross" is the best, or ties Linda Ronstadt's version.”
“The fire come and the smoke rolls away.Bye again Bob.”
“I saw Bob Marley in concert in Lenox Mass. in the summer of 1978 - it was the best concert I have ever seen - he had an aura. "No Woman, No Cry" has always been my favorite.
I've seen Jimmy Cliff in concert (Years ago in NYC) and I've seen the movie "The Harder They Come." I used to have the album and I just recently bought the CD.
I've seen Burning Spear too.
It's interesting to see my 18 year old son listening to Bob Marley. It must be fairly ageless music.”
“Or he likes getting high.”
“maybe that is YOU, but, I think that the people on this site, have a greater amount of soul and feelings and can truely know, what Bob was talkin about.
I saw Peter Tosh and Marley togeterh, at the Palladium in NYC...freakin AWSOME show...
I used to hang out in Washington Sq Park in the village, playing chess with the masters, tossing "B" and playing soccur and smokin Black Ganga with the Rastas. Life was good back then, I'm glad I'm not dead.
where do you think the MON in Stikmon came from...its been part of me since 1982, when I made my first hiking stick. Ja Mon...rasta far I forever...
the rasta religion is a good one. True to the meaning of God...not some bunch of liturgal crap! I've been a tenant of it since '78, when I took a course in world religion. "
My eyes are open, and I like NOT what I see, the meaning of Ja, is only to be Me"
Bob will go to final resting place...
“Quote from Bob Marley's bio: Catch A Fire (from a Jamaican bush doctor)
Some mon deal wit' information. An' some mon deal wit' the concept of truth. Then, some mon deal wit' magic. Information flow all around ya. The truth, it come right at ya. But, magic, it flow right through ya!"””
I Love Bob Marley
“and I know quite about about him. I'm not sure he would want to be exhumed. #1 it's against Rasta beliefs and #2 he could have gone back and lived in Africa any time he wanted to while he was alive but he chose NOT to!
I'm kinda bummin' over this... now I gotta go to friggin' Africa if I want to pay my Ras-pects again?
one of my favorite Marley songs...
No sun will shine in my day today
(No sun will shine.)
The high yellow moon won't come out to play
(Won't come out to play.)
Darkness has covered my light (and has changed,)
And has changed my day into night
Now where is this love to be found, won't someone tell me?
'Cause life, sweet life, must be somewhere to be found, yeah
Instead of a concrete jungle where the livin' is hardest
Concrete jungle, oh man, you've got to do your best, yeah.
No chains around my feet, but I'm not free
I know I am bound here in captivity
And I've never known happiness, and I've never known sweet caresses
Still, I be always laughing like a clown
Won't someone help me?
Cause, sweet life, I've, I've got to pick myself from off the ground, yeah
In this here concrete jungle,
I say, what do you got for me now?
Concrete jungle, oh, why won't you let me be now?
(I feel like even in Death people won't let him be!)”
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