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Bob Marley’s legacy lives on

It has been 36 years since Bob Marley passed away, but his band The Wailers is still going strong. In fact, it was Marley’s dying request that the band keep the music alive. The lineup today looks a little different than it did since Bob died in 1981, but many current members have familial ties to the original members. Aston…
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January 5, 2018
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WhatsUp Interview: The Wailers – Coming to Park Theatre Friday

Originaly posted @ whatsupnewp.com - Written by Ken Abrams, October 11, 2017 Bob Marley was one of the 20th century’s most iconic figures. His music and his Rastafarian ideals connected with people on every continent. Over 35 years since his untimely death from brain cancer, his original band, The Wailers, continue to play to large audiences worldwide. They’ll be making a stop at…
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October 17, 2017
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Wailers bring legendary reggae vibe to the Cascade Theatre

By Jim Dar - After Five Magazine When it comes to reggae music, there are literally no bigger shoes to fi ll than those of the legendary Bob Marley. Yet, in a sense, that is where Josh David Barrett has found himself as he fronts The Wailers, the iconic band that long backed Marley and collaborated with him to help…
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September 7, 2017
Donald Kinsey guitarist for The Wailers
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Interview: Donald Kinsey @ intermissionbristol.co.uk

Ahead of their UK tour, I got to catch up with one of the original members of The Wailers, Donald Kinsey. Being the son of Chicago Blues Legend ‘Big Daddy Kinsey’, Donald grew up surrounded by blues and gospel music. It was his dad that introduced him to a number of musical legends including Lou Reed and Albert King. It was…
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March 8, 2017
Nambo Robinson playing trumpet
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Nambo Robinson – Wailer, 809, Rass Brass Legend Passes On

Jan. 25, 2017 - Kingston, JA - The Wailers family is saddened to hear of the passing of our brother Ronald "Nambo" Robinson. It came as a surprise to the world. It's reported that 67-year-old Nambo passed away peacefully at his home early this morning. A proficient singer, producer, and percussionist, trombonist Nambo was inspired by the horn sounds of…
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January 25, 2017
Aston Barrett Jr. in Bad lions Studio mixing a song
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New Single “Stand Firm” Coming Soon!

Familyman Barrett and son Aston Jr. have been hard at work inside South Florida’s Bad Lions recording studio. The rock solid rhythm team is stoked to announce the forthcoming release of “Stand Firm,” a new single produced by the duo that features top musicians from two generations. Aston Jr., widely respected for playing like his famous Uncle Carly, is featured…
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October 19, 2016
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The Wailers – Keeping the Music Alive

The legendary Wailers band returns to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to create musical history. From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured and performed before millions of fans worldwide. Since…
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December 16, 2013