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Aston 'Family Man' finally gets national recognition
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Aston ‘Family Man’ finally gets national recognition

https://vimeo.com/631457166 ONE of reggae's cornerstones, Aston “Family Man” Barrett is the musician successive Jamaican 'builders' have refused. That changed last week (august 8 2021) when the Government announced the legendary bass man has been appointed to the Order of Distinction (Commander Class). Barrett, 74, was one of the driving forces behind The Wailers' sound that helped make Bob Marley a…
The Wailers
October 18, 2021
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Bob Marley’s quiet storm

The Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk presents the 25th in a series titled Bob Marley — The Last 40 Days to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his passing. WHAT would Elvis Presley's sound be without guitarist Scotty Moore, or James Brown's funk grooves minus Fred Wesley's trumpet? It's hard to think of Bob Marley with no Aston “Family Man” Barrett. The legendary bassist…
The Wailers
May 15, 2021
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The Wailers Featuring Julian Marley – A Semi-Acoustic Set

The offspring of legends Bob Marley and Aston Barrett, these two princely inheritors of reggae - power duo Julian Marley and Aston Barrett Jr. - join forces to return reggae to its acoustic roots.  The sound is a culmination of a life-long friendship and musical collaboration between the two. Aston Barrett Jr. started working with the renowned Julian at the…
The Wailers
January 14, 2021
The Wailers New Album One World
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THE WAILERS RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ONE WORLD, TODAY!

(August 21, 2020) Today, iconic and legendary band, The Wailers, return with their new album, One World, via Sony Music Latin. Get it here!  The first album from the band in over 25 years includes 14 dazzling songs which take listeners on a roller coaster of emotions. One World includes The Wailers’ most recent single “One World, One Prayer”, Produced by 19x Grammy Award winner, Emilio Estefan,…
The Wailers
August 21, 2020
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THE WAILERS Release new track “One World, One Prayer” Featuring: Farruko, Shaggy, Skip Marley and Cedella Marley Produced and Written by Emilio Estefan

(May 22nd, 2020) The iconic and legendary band The Wailers just released their new song “One World, One Prayer” today, a powerful piece focused on unity, love and inclusion beyond cultural differences. The track, which puts every music lover on the lookout, demands the union of "one world" through "a prayer" in the current global situation, in collaboration with the international titan Farruko, the…
The Wailers
May 22, 2020