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Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010

‘Untold Story’ and ‘Wailing Blues’ add to lore of reggae superstar

Timothy White’s Catch a Fire will probably remain the classic Bob Marley biography, but that hasn’t prevented everyone who ever met the reggae artist from writing his or her own account. British music journalist Chris Salewicz interviewed Marley only once, but his time spent in Jamaica has resulted in a...
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

Time magazine declared Bob Marley & The Wailers’ 1977 album Exodus the greatest album of the 20th century. That opinion is shared by plenty of reggae fans, too, so it was perhaps only a matter of time until The Wailers—or what’s left of them, anyway, since Marley and three other original members have passed on—did a tour performing their best-loved album in its entirety. Though the band is basically a nostalgia act at this point, albeit one...
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Plain White T's, The Wailers

Through some accidental blip in the space-time continuum, Plain White T’s have been booked again at Summerfest again this year, well after radio stations all over the country finally killed their overplayed single “Hey There Delilah.” The Chicago group, which started as a pop-punk outfit but has since tried...

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