Articles Tagged 'Bob Marley'

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10 Great, Obscure Bob Marley Covers

Saturday (February 6) would have been Bob Marley‘s 71st birthday, and it’s hard to imagine how much greater his impact on the world of music would have been, were he still around to celebrate. It’s not a case of absence making the heart grow fonder; this is an artist who was venerated during his lifetime, […]

The Brit List: Interview with Kevin Macdonald on Bob Marley at SXSW

Previously, Kevin Macdonald spoke with us about his new Bob Marley documentary simply titled Marley. But The Last King of Scotland director also appeared at this year’s South By Southwest in Texas, where the film made its debut. “He’s such an icon,” Macdonald told The Brit List, “but nobody seemed to ask, ‘What was he […]

Kevin Macdonald on Saoirse Ronan’s New Role – and Bob Marley

Scottish director Kevin Macdonald confirms that 17-year-old Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is breaking new ground in his forthcoming feature How I Live Now. He says: “It’s one of the first roles she’s done where it’s a sexualized role, an adult role, rather than her playing what she’s done mostly up until now – play children.” […]