Biography by Kwame Dawes
|2002||Sanctuary Publishing Ltd||978-1860744334||English|
The quintessential folk poet of the Third World, Bob Marley influenced generations of musicians and writers. He was a performer who held true to his religious and cultural heritage, yet he is still awarded the status of world rock star.
Renowned poet and scholar Kwame Dawes analyses in detail what his actual verses and lyrics meant when matched against the social and political climate of the time and what it meant to be a black man in the modern world.