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Black Uhuru: Red (Island ILPS 9625)*****

Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, 30 May 1981

THE KING of reggae may be at rest, but the beat he spent his life supporting lives on. While the media have paid their varied tributes, many have, as expected, not only laid Bob Marley to rest but sealed the whole future of reggae music in the same coffin. Its hopes of gaining world attention are seemingly quashed forever, according to some of them.

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