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Bob Marley spotted in a banana

bob marley banana

Spotter: Mike K

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Bob Marley’s Ghost Arrives In Court

Priests and clergy from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church lead a procession out of the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. during the state funeral for reggae musician Bob Marley, May 22, 1981. Marley died of cancer last week in a Miami hospital. (AP Photo/Ray Fairall) Ref #: PA.7509472  Date: 22/05/1981

Priests and clergy from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church lead a procession out of the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. during the state funeral for reggae musician Bob Marley, May 22, 1981. Marley died of cancer last week in a Miami hospital. (AP Photo/Ray Fairall)

ONE thing you can always rely on, with the music industry, is that someone is going to sue someone else, trying to stake a claim to a song, or music, they had no part in writing.

And people wonder why the music industry is on its arse.

This time, the High Court in London is hearing arguments in a copyright dispute over 13 songs by Bob Marley. You’ll know Bob Marley because, to 90% of the world, he’s the only human on Earth who ever recorded a reggae record.

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Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Money, Music | Comment


Mr Sikkel names a blood-sucking parasite after Bob Marley

WHAT’S in a name? Paul Sikkel of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, has named a blood-sucking parasite after Bob Marley. Meet gnathia marleyi, a sea-dwelling tick, a swimming mosquito. Says Sikkel:

“I named this species, which is truly a natural wonder, after Marley because of my respect and admiration for Marley’s music. Plus, this species is as uniquely Caribbean, as was Marley.”

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Posted: 12th, July 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment