Genesis is proud to present a major tribute to one of the greatest legends in world music, Bob Marley. Feted by The Rolling Stones, adored by The Beatles, his songs covered by the likes of Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder, he changed the face of popular music and inspired generations of musicians.'Rebel Music looks (and feels) just magnificent and is done with a real intelligence and savvy... congratulations all around.' Fred Schruers, Premiere Magazine
Kate Simon gained unique access to Bob Marley and the Wailers, capturing moments from the candid and intensely personal to events of momentous importance.
Alongside Kate Simon's photographs are the stories behind the images. Introduced by Patti Smith, Kate Simon's own narrative is augmented by a cast of 24 contributors, including ex-Wailers Junior Marvin and Aston 'Family Man' Barrett; musicians such as Steven Van Zandt, Spencer Davis, Junior Delgado, and Steve Jordan; filmmaker Don Letts and producer Danny Sims; and Island Records founder, Chris Blackwell.
The stories behind the photographs are told by Kate herself, alongside a massive cast of 24 contributors including:Elizabeth Barraclough, Aston 'Family Man' Barrett, Chris Blackwell, Eric Clapton, Spencer Davis, Junior Delgado, Neville Garrick, Antonio 'Gillie' Gilbert, Randall Grass, Dickie Jobson, Wayne Jobson, Steve Jordan, David Kennedy, Don Letts, Junior Marvin, Glenn O'Brien, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Fred Schruers, Paul Simonon, Danny Sims, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Steffens, Joe Strummer, Dera Tomkins, Steven Van Zandt, Jeff Walker.
Each collector copy of Rebel Music is quarter-bound in a rich brown leather with yellow ochre page edges and full colour endpapers. Every book is personally signed by Kate Simon.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest albums of all time - Bob Marley's Exodus - Genesis Publications released 30 anniversary copies of Kate Simon's acclaimed photo book, Rebel Music: Bob Marley and Roots Reggae.The 30 anniversary copies - that form part of the limited edition of 2000 - each come with an additional 10x8 inch, silver-gelatin archival print, unique to every copy and signed by the photographer. These prints were used in the actual making of the book.
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Marley's life and music as celebrated in the remarkable photographs of Kate Simon and the words of more than 20 contributors.
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