40 Years of Confrontation by Bob Marley and the Wailers
22 May 2023
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Confrontation album by Bob Marley and the Wailers. Released posthumously in 1983, it serves as a powerful compilation of previously unreleased tracks and unfinished works, showcasing Marley's unmatched songwriting prowess. From the soul-stirring anthem 'Buffalo Soldier' to the infectious groove of 'Could You Be Loved,' the album captures the essence of Marley's revolutionary spirit and unwavering commitment to justice and love.
With its timeless melodies and thought-provoking lyrics, Confrontation continues to captivate listeners, solidifying its place as a monumental contribution to reggae music and an enduring testament to Bob Marley's legacy.
We have recently had the pleasure of announcing the new bookstore edition re-release of Rebel Music: Bob Marley & Roots Reggae
, which features the extraordinary images captured by celebrated photographer Kate Simon. Accompanying Simon's photographs are the stories behind the images from Simon and first-hand contributions from a cast of 24 famous contributors including Chris Blackwell, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Paul Simonon and Bruce Springsteen. You can pre-order your copy from all good bookstores at MarleyBook.com
Photographs by Kate Simon.