By John Masouri
It’s a story set within the 60s and early 70s opposed to a backdrop of Kingston shantytowns, impolite boys, gang wars, political violence, Black energy, police harassment and Rastafari. Insider prices – lots of them formerly unpublished – exhibit little-known proof concerning the Wailers’ early lives in Trench city and their adventures with Coxsone Dodd, Rasta elder Mortimo Planno, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Johnny Nash and Chris Blackwell, between others. New gentle is additionally shed at the group’s internal dynamics, and the way they have been proven to the restrict through Marley’s solo ambitions.
This publication is an try to discover the true tale at the back of the early Wailers' upward thrust to reputation and simply as importantly, it is also a party of the song that maintains to motivate successive generations of reggae fanatics from worldwide.
John Masouri’s earlier books comprise ‘Wailing Blues: the tale Of Bob Marley’s Wailers’ and ‘Steppin’ Razor: The lifetime of Peter Tosh,’ either released through Omnibus Press.