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Spear and the Garvey factor

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Campbell,Howard (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Aug 26-Sep 1, 2010
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Jamaica, Blacks, Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940, Biographies, Musicians, Public figures, Musical recordings, Burning Spear (Winston Rodney)
Notes:
August 17 marked the 123rd year of PanAfrican leader Marcus Garvey's birth. It is also 35 years since Burning Spear recorded 'Marcus Garvey', one of the seminal albums of popular music. [Spear] agreed, and in a matter of weeks, he and back-up singers Rupert Wellington and Delroy Hines were at Randy's studio in downtown Kingston, where [Ruby] had assembled several of Jamaica's top musicians to record a passionate homage to the country's first national hero.