Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley
The classic biography of reggae legend Bob Marley, updated and revised for the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death
Bob Marley left an indelible mark on modern music, both as a reggae pioneer and as an enduring cultural icon. Catch a Fire, now a classic of rock biography, delves into the life of the leader of a musical, spiritual, and political explosion that continues today.
Under the supervision of the author’s widow and with the collaboration of a Marley expert, this fourth edition contains a wealth of new material on the Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician , including many revisions made by the author before his untimely death. An appendix to the new edition chronicles Marley’s legacy in recent years, as well as the ongoing controversy over the possibility that Marley’s remains might be exhumed from Nine Mile, Jamaica, and reburied in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where hundreds of Rastafarians live. The new edition also contains an expanded discography and is factually updated throughout.
“Probably the finest biography ever written about a popular musician.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
“As close as rock journalism comes to transcendent literature.”
“White has a deep appreciation for reggae’s immediacy, hypnotic power, and contradictions . . . An exhaustively researched labor of love.”
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I notice I give a lot of high ratings, and imagine that's due to my enthusiasm for the subject matter. In this case I am a little in awe of this book. When I taught General Music, I had a sign on my ... Read full review
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Well written biography, White is (was, RIP) a talented writer. He probably could have been a good novelist. Catch A Fire is certainly an outstanding contribution to the field, ie study of the life of ... Read full review
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The Great Albums: Bob Marley, Confrontation
According to Catch A Fire: The Life of Bob Marley, Timothy White's definitive biography, Marley envisioned "Confrontation" as the last installment of a ...
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The Bob Marley Story
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KIKO'S HOUSE: In Appreciation of Bob Marley
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James Taylor Online - Timothy White Chat - 10/3/2001
... note for our audience, White is also the author of some other popular musical histories and biographies including Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley. ...
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Interview with Ziggy Marley - Interview Magazine - 1989
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More than ever, the world needs Marley’s music
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