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2011-01-27 18:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises and Tuff Gong Records team up to present Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, September 23, 1980. This never before released 2 CD concert was recorded 30 years ago while Bob was touring in support of his famed album, Uprising. Live Forever features many of Bob's most cherished songs. Live Forever also immortalizes his final concert, and the last song Bob ever performed in...

2010-12-10 08:00:00

New York, Dec. 10, 2010 //PRNewswire/ --Recorded 30 years ago while Marley was touring in support of his album Uprising, Live Forever is Bob Marley's last recorded concert. This never before released audio collection offers an incredible snapshot of one of music's most influential performers. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, September 23, 1980 (UMe/Tuff Gong International) is a 2CD/3LP/digital collection that features many of Bob's...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

2010 Marks Legendary Musician's 65th Anniversary NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of his 64th birthday, the family of Bob Marley, the iconic Jamaican musician and worldwide symbol of universal love and hope, announced today that it has partnered with Hilco Consumer Capital ("HCC") to further develop and manage the Bob Marley brand portfolio. As the family's exclusive partner, HCC will be responsible for global product licensing and retail strategies that build upon the heritage...

2005-10-17 21:24:25

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - A never-before-released Bob Marley song believed to have been recorded in a Miami bedroom in 1979 will appear on the upcoming compilation "Africa Unite: The Singles Collection." Due November 8 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME, the set features "Slogans," the master tape of which was discovered in 2003 by Marley's sons Ziggy and Stephen. In addition to adding their own parts and producing, the Marleys drafted Eric Clapton to record a guitar part for...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'