BOB MARLEY: LEGACY DOCUMENTARY SERIES CONTINUES WITH EPISODE FIVE – ‘PUNKY REGGAE PARTY’ – OUT TODAY
BOB MARLEY DOCUMENTARY ‘MARLEY’ TO START SCREENING VIRTUALLY AND IN SELECT THEATERS WORLDWIDE FROM JULY 31
LEGEND PICTURE DISC OUT NOW
MARLEY FAMILY ‘REIMAGINES’ BOB MARLEY’S ONE LOVE IN SUPPORT OF UNICEF
Photographer: Adrian Boot
Caption: Dwell on the Rainbow Theatre throughout a run to shut out the Exodus Tour. London, England, U.Okay. four June 1977.
‘PUNKY REGGAE PARTY’
LEGEND PICTURE DISC
24 JULY 2020 (TORONTO, ON) – At this time, episode 5 of Bob Marley’s Legacy documentary collection continues with ‘Punky Reggae Occasion,’ an insightful look again at Bob’s time in and affect on London and the remainder of the UK. Relationship again from the mid-’70s to at the moment, ‘Punky Reggae Occasion’ explores how Bob’s music and ethos captured the Zeitgeist, detailing his signing to Chris Blackwell’s Island Data, and the welcomed arrival of his sound and the affect he had in the UK, particularly the London-born youngsters of the Windrush technology.
That includes interviews with music aficionado Don Letts, MP and former shadow house secretary, Diane Abbott, award-winning British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE, and Chris Blackwell in addition to journalist and broadcaster, Chris Salewicz, British-Nigerian girls’s rights activist Seyi Akiwowo, the daughter of a Rasta, Hak BakerMarika, and photographer Adrian Boot, this compelling new 22-minute brief touches on a post-war, multi-cultural Britain, the rise of punk, and the way Bob Marley, the final word insurgent, fitted into all of this and helped unite a rustic by means of his music. ‘Punky Reggae Occasion’ is offered to look at on Bob Marley’s Official YouTube Channel. Watch HERE.
Additionally, right now sees the discharge of one of many world’s best-selling and most beloved albums of our time, LEGEND is offered now on limited-edition image disc. That includes lots of Bob’s most memorable songs, from “One Love/Individuals Get Prepared” to “Get Up, Stand Up,” “Is This Love” to “Jammin’,” “May You Be Liked” to “Three Little Birds.” The album additionally contains eight extra classics, in celebration of #BobMarley75, and is offered from right now in a limited-edition image disc presenting the enduring cowl shot backed with a beforehand unseen picture of Bob. Buy HERE.
Final Sunday, eight-time GRAMMY Award-winning Ziggy Marley carried out a unprecedented one-off, digital efficiency, paying homage to his father’s timeless catalog. Ziggy carried out eleven of Bob Marley’s legendary tracks in an intimate setting that was livestreamed on Bob Marley’s official YouTube channel. Watch the archived livestream movies HERE. Following the live performance, Ziggy participated in an unique Q&A on CEEK’s Digital Actuality content material streaming platform, and a choose variety of 360VR tracks can even be out there on CEEK’s platform. The audio of the complete efficiency, Ziggy Marley – Bob Marley 75th Celebration (pt. 1), shall be out there as an e-album, on July 31, pay attention HERE.
In different information, Ziggy Marley launched a model new single, “Play With Sky (feat. Ben Harper)” right now. The observe, written by Ziggy, comes from his new upcoming household album, MORE FAMILY TIME. This launch is a observe as much as his 2009’s Grammy® and Emmy successful album, FAMILY TIME, and is due out on September 18. Hearken to ‘Play With Sky (feat. Ben Harper) HERE.
Final week, members of the Marley household, along side Tuff Gong Worldwide and Amplified Music, launched a re-imagination of the late Bob Marley’s iconic anthem, “One Love,” that includes musicians from all corners of the globe, artists from battle zones and kids dwelling in weak communities to assist UNICEF’s work to reimagine a fairer, extra simply world for kids whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. All web proceeds from the sale of streams of the recording will instantly assist Reimagine, UNICEF’s world marketing campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic from turning into a long-lasting disaster for kids and to make sure the post-pandemic world is extra truthful and equal for each baby. Go to unicef.org/ONE-LOVE for additional data and to donate. Each US$1 donated to ONE LOVE by the general public shall be matched by jewellery model Pandora as much as the worth of US$1 million dollars. The brand new track and video can be found now. Watch the Marley household’s video for the seminal track, “One Love” HERE. **The promotion isn’t directed to the residents of Alabama, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Mississippi, or South Carolina. Promotion ends on July 17, 2021.
As well as, the Marley Household is asserting the Wrangler® x Bob Marley assortment that was created by means of a collaborative course of with Wrangler in celebration of what could be the icon’s 75th Birthday in 2020. The 11-piece assortment launching Monday, July 27, options heavy reggae influences and revivals of Marley’s favourite Wrangler types, together with one males’s and one girls’s denim jacket, 4 males’s and three girls’s tees, and two unisex lasered shirts. Wrangler has labored with the Marley household over the previous 12 months to design a novel assortment that commemorates a music icon who has impressed generations of individuals by means of his dedication to fierce idealism and highly effective songwriting. In celebration of the collaborative assortment, Wrangler will donate $25,000 to The Bob Marley Basis. The Bob Marley Basis, is a Jamaican nonprofit group specializing in Training, Music & Tradition, Environmental Safety, and the well being and properly being of the Rastafarian neighborhood. For extra data, please go to: www.wrangler.com
On July 31, the acclaimed ‘Marley’ documentary shall be screening in digital and choose conventional cinemas worldwide. Directed by Oscar-winning Kevin Macdonald, the documentary includes a mixture of legendary music concert events, uncommon footage, and interviews with Bob Marley, Rita Marley, Cedella Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Chris Blackwell and plenty of extra. Blue Fox Leisure will launch the movie theatrically. For extra data, please go to:
Watch the official trailer to ‘Marley’ HERE.
Earlier this month in continued observance of the late and legendary Bob Marley’s 75th Birthday, and in honor of the July 1 Worldwide Reggae Day celebrations, an official music video for Bob Marley’s “No Girl No Cry,” was launched. Directed by Kristian Mercado Figueroa and shot in Jamaica and New York Metropolis, the highly effective visible explores two tales of a household divided by nation however related by their love and wish for a greater life for his or her youngsters. We see a powerful and loving Mom try to take care of her youngsters of their homeland. On the identical time, the daddy works tirelessly, remoted in New York Metropolis, working as a taxi driver to higher present for his household again house. The video shines a light-weight on the significance of household and connection whereas confronting the real struggles many households face within the trendy world, usually compelled aside as a result of poverty. The video for “No Girl No Cry” debuted on Bob Marley’s Official YouTube Channel. Watch HERE.
Lastly, SiriusXM continues with Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio on channel 42 by means of August 13. The limited-edition channel options the music of Bob Marley and his band The Wailers and highlights studio and reside performances, extensively in style songs, and uncommon tracks. Moreover, listeners will hear recordings from the Marley household in addition to artists who’re part of the enduring model and label based by Bob Marley, Tuff Gong. Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio is offered on the SiriusXM app within the Hip-Hop/R&B class, internet-connected gadgets and good audio system in your house. For extra data on Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Radio, click on HERE.
ABOUT BOB MARLEY:
Bob Marley, a Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame inductee, is notable not solely as the person who put reggae on the worldwide map however, as a statesman in his native Jamaica, he famously introduced collectively the nation’s warring factions. At this time, Bob Marley stays one of many 20th century’s most necessary and influential leisure icons. Marley’s life-style and music proceed to encourage new generations as his legacy lives on by means of his music. Within the digital period, he has the second-highest social media following of any posthumous celeb, with the official Bob Marley Fb web page drawing greater than 70 million followers, rating it among the many Prime 20 of all Fb pages and Prime 10 amongst celeb pages. Marley’s music catalog has bought thousands and thousands of albums worldwide. His iconic assortment, LEGEND, holds the excellence of being the longest-charting album within the historical past of Billboard journal’s Catalog Albums chart and stays the world’s best-selling reggae album. Marley’s accolades embody inductions into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame (1994) and ASCAP Songwriters Corridor of Fame (2010), a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award (2001), a number of entries within the GRAMMY® Corridor Of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame (2001). For extra data go to: bobmarley.com and fb.com/bobmarley.
Photograph Credit score + Caption: Photographer: Dennis Morris + Dwell on the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England, U.Okay. in the course of the Rastaman Vibration tour. June 1976. Fifty-Six Hope Highway Music Ltd.