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Junior Marvin

Junior Marvin (aka Junior Kerr aka Junior Hanson aka Julian Marvin) is a Jamaican born guitarist. Junior met Bob Marley on February 14, 1977 (Valentine's Day) and thereafter joined Bob Marley and The Wailers Band. After Bob Marley passed Junior carried on the music of The Wailers Band releasing albums ID, Majestic Warriors, Jah Message, and My Friends. Junior is commonly confused with Junior Murvin who also is a reggae artist.

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Manna

There is several artists with the name Manna. 1. Manna is a roots reggae band from Bodø, Norway. They started out as Irie Darlings in the early 90's. Irie Darlings put out a couple of seven inches on Earl Chinna Smith's High Times label. On Jamaica they entered the charts as the first Norwegian band ever. Irie Darlings broke up in the mid-90's and in 2003 Manna resurrected. They started playing live and is on occation guested by the successful Norwegian hip-hop act Tungtvann. In 2006 the diy label Smart Patrol Records released Mannas debut record "Salma".

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Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru is a Jamaican band probably best known for their hits "Shine Eye Gal", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Sinsemilla," "Solidarity," and "What Is Life?". They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. They originally formed as 'Black Sounds Uhuru' (the Kiswahili word for freedom). The first line-up of the group was Garth Dennis, Don Carlos, and Derrick "Duckie" Simpson.

Read more about Black Uhuru on Last.fm.

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Takana Zion

Takana Zion is a young singjay sensation from Guinée (where he was born on June 30 in 1986) who presents his debut album "Zion Prophet" on the Makafresh label, the branch dedicated to release new roots music by the well respected French Makasound label -- at least amongst fans of vintage reggae music. After first experimenting with Guinean rap and dancehall, he becomes more and more attracted to and involved in roots reggae, having listened in his youth especially to Peter Tosh and Culture's Joseph Hill.

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Bob Marley & The Wailers

Bob Marley & the Wailers was a band created in 1974 by Bob Marley, after Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer left the precursor band, The Wailers. Bob Marley & The Wailers formed in Kingston, Jamaica and consisted of Bob Marley himself as guitarist, song writer and lead singer, Wailers Band as the backing band and the I Threes as backup vocalists. The band included the brothers Carlton Barrett and Aston "family Man" Barrett on drums and bass respectively, Junior Marvin and Al Anderson on lead guitar, Tyrone Downie and Earl "Wire" Lindo on keyboards, and Alvin "Seeco" Patterson on percussion.

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