- The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers (DVD) (2000)
Can you think of more of an antithesis to the Busheviks than Bob Marley?
We bet Sam Alito has never gotten down to Bob, no sir!
They can't take away our music, can they? Well not yet, anyway.
So, we thought that we would take a break from the travails and betrayals
caused by the Bush cabal and offer a celebration of music with Bob Marley.
Here is what one Marley fan on another website had to say:
"OK, I am a huge Bob Marley fan and I have all his albums
on CD, but for me this is the prize of the whole lot. If you have a
DVD player or a DVD drive on your computer, then you owe it to yourself
get this little disc.
"What do you get? 22 of his best songs, mostly in live performances,
but with some video renditions, plus a ninety minute "musicmentary" that
has a few more songs and snatches of performances all over the world,
linked by an interview with Marley, and lots of fascinating photography
of Jamaican life and landscape. It even includes scenes of Haile Selassie's
rapturous reception in Jamaica in 1966.
"The video for Natural Mystic has fascinating footage of the scenes
at Marley's 1981 funeral that is almost worth the cost of admission
and then you will see plenty of life in Trenchtown too, that gives
you a real feel for the milieu that gave life to this music.
"Lots of footage of Bob too, including him doing some tricks with a
soccer ball, as well as loads of performances and a variety of dreadlocked
"Watching this makes me feel 25 years younger. For the price, which
is hardly more than a CD, you would be one crazy bald head if you did
So take a couple of hours to stop cursing against the heart of darkness
in the White House and jam away with Bob Marley and the Wailers.
DVD is loaded with extras, including special web access. And, of course,
there are 23 of his top performances. And you'll learn more
being Rastafarian than you ever thought that you would know.
it up" with Mr. Marley. You deserve it.