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Allyuh see dis - Unbelievable presence

Chrissy 2023-08-08 17:56:57 

A great tribute to two greats!

Chrissy 2023-08-08 18:00:27 

One day Jamaicans will realize the greatness of Bob!

jahmekyah 2023-08-08 20:03:08 

one of my favorite Rebel

johndom90 2023-08-12 03:04:39 

One day Jamaicans will realize the greatness of Bob!
In reply to Chrissy

Days pass and I'm still trying to wrap my head around this comment ....

Cannot be way.


birdseye 2023-08-12 03:53:09 

In reply to Chrissy A big Sinéad O'Connor fan – that scene literally gave me chills – have a couple of her CD, I’ll look for them tomorrow and play them as my own little tribute. She is gone way too soon - RIP great one

Chrissy 2023-08-12 13:00:23 

In reply to johndom90
Middle class Jamaica only acknowledged Bob after Time gave him Album of the century - and that isn’t even his best album.
As my brethren seh Bob is Jamaica’s Beethoven. There is a Marley song for every moment.

FanAttick 2023-08-12 13:11:56 

In reply to Chrissy


Curtis 2023-08-12 13:25:04 

In reply to Chrissy

In that line of reasoning,

What about the lower class, for lack of better word, think of Bob?

Dennis Brown was viewed very favorably.

I would have thought middle to upper classes were more aligned to Bob..

Chrissy 2023-08-12 13:26:17 

In reply to Curtis
There must be a better word.
Still it’s a good question. Notice I said Jamaicans

camos 2023-08-12 13:43:18 

In reply to Curtis

I would have thought middle to upper classes were more aligned to Bob..

No the opposite!

nitro 2023-08-12 13:52:13 

The new generation does not seem to realize the greatness of Bob. He needs to be made a national hero so our kids can learn the greatness of this man. His music has inspired generations.

cricketmad 2023-08-12 14:00:32 

In reply to Chrissy

Chrissy you really need to change that to some Jamaicans. The enlightened Jamaicans already know that.

DonD 2023-08-12 14:35:38 

In reply to birdseye While you are at it take time to listen to her reggae album -Throw down your arms. She made this album in the early 2000s. Spear, Robbie and sly were involved.

Raggs 2023-08-12 14:47:08 

BOB IS....ah tell yuh...Damn !

Chrissy 2023-08-12 14:59:15 

In reply to cricketmad
Agree - conscious Jamaicans of all classes always loved Marley

Chrissy 2023-08-12 15:00:34 

In reply to DonD Boss album

DonD 2023-08-12 15:36:38 

In reply to Chrissy Thanks for downloading this album . I didn't even know it was on youtube until about an hour ago. I bought this cd perhaps around 2005. Whenever I play this CD for fellow Jamaicans they always ask - A who dat a sing. To me, her version of Jah nuh dead is only bettered by Burning Spear's , where he was featured in one of the early Ja reggae movies- can't remember the name off hand. This is truly a boss cd. I believe the movie is Country Man - no! Rockers, with Horsemouth.

Chrissy 2023-08-12 16:10:32 

In reply to DonD
I have the CD

birdseye 2023-08-12 16:24:28 

In reply to DonD Thanks for reminding me – ‘Throw down your arms’ is the title of her first Reggae album produced by Sly and Robbie at ‘Tuff Gong Studios, Kingston Jamaica

birdseye 2023-08-12 16:35:18 

In reply to DonD

I believe the movie is Country Man.
Man I have a copy of that movie and I have watched it so many times, that in the bush cooking, the breadfruit, lobster, pear and I don’t remember what else looked so delicious

big grin

Brerzerk 2023-08-12 17:16:15 

In reply to cricketmad
Too, too many, for too, too long had and for some still have no idea of his greatness.
Stuck in the era nad image of 'the lil rasta bway'

Chrissy 2023-08-12 17:21:36 

In reply to Brerzerk
Not only dem- nuff of di evangelicals and Pentecostals (and there are man) have no interest in conscious music.

nitro 2023-08-12 17:23:49 

In reply to Chrissy
I was actually at a Moravian church a few years ago and the pastor did 2 very good Bob tunes during his sermon. It was well received.

Chrissy 2023-08-12 17:37:50 

In reply to nitro

My late cousin was head of the Moravian church in JA. They are into liberation theology and are progressives unlike those I mentioned


camos 2023-08-12 18:27:43 

Seventh day Adventist is an arm of the JLP. wink

birdseye 2023-08-12 18:29:26 

In reply to Chrissy

Moravian church
When I lived in Royal Flat a girl took me to a Moravian church in Christiana – some good looking young girls use to attend. haven't heard of Moravian in a long while

camos 2023-08-12 18:35:39 

In reply to birdseye Moravian is big in Manchester, St. Elizabeth and, eastern Westmoreland, have a friend from St. Mary who said she had never heard of them before she came to Mandeville. I consider them the same as Anglican, Methodist and Episcopalian.

Chrissy 2023-08-12 18:42:27 

In reply to camos
I was at the funeral of a close friend’s nephew recently. And yes they are all from Manchester. One of my former students was there with her mum. I finally met her mum and it turns out that they were all Moravians and the mum knew all my Manchester cousins. My cousins’ father was the Moravian minister in St Bess but he was sent to then British Guiana.

nitro 2023-08-12 18:46:45 

In reply to camos

Yes, this Moravian church was in Lititz, St. Bess. They called him the singing pastor.

Chrissy 2023-08-12 18:52:34 

In reply to nitro
My cousin’s dad was one of the original Moravian pastors in Lititz. His peeps came from Nicaragua. We’re talking pre WW2.

nitro 2023-08-12 18:57:50 

In reply to Chrissy

Cool. They do have a listing on one of the walls of their pastors over the years.

camos 2023-08-12 19:03:06 

They started Hampton High School and Bethlehem Teachers College not sure about Munro.

nitro 2023-08-12 19:18:37 

In reply to camos

Munro and Hampton were built by the Munro and Dickenson Trust.

Bethlehem Moravian College.. well that is obvious.


Chrissy 2023-08-12 23:23:30 

In reply to nitro

johndom90 2023-08-13 15:34:13 

In reply to Chrissy

Its a shame that it is not a collective recognition by all "Jamaicans" and that social structure norms is an impediment.

I once read or looked at a piece on Bob which related how he sought out his fathers' Kinfolk in his early days. As expected

he received short thrift by the original Marleys - then, owner of the name . The piece made a point of emphasizing that with the passage

of time,how the name "Marley" became synonymous with Bob and Bob alone - he came to own it.

In my book, Bob has worldwide recognition alongside icons as Che Guevara, Ali, Jordan, Pele ....or maybe not so and I am just being biased.

I won't mention Bolt...Ah doh want certain yardies pon here getting to swell headed


Chrissy 2023-08-13 16:49:43 

In reply to johndom90
You do know that one was a big wig at Kingston Cricket Club and hence Jamaican and West Indies cricket back in dem days