Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley

byDavid BurnettIntroduction byChris Chris Murray

February 1, 2009|
Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley by David Burnett
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On assignment in Jamaica for Time magazine, photo-journalist David Burnett first photographed Bob Marley in 1976 and continued to document the Reggae legend on tour throughout Europe during the spring of 1977. Burnett''s vision coupled with Marley''s larger-than-life charisma resulted in an amazing collection of previously unseen images witnessed for the first time in Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley in Jamaica and Beyond. Of the more than 200 images published here, only a handful were ever used for the Time article. While focusing on Marley, Burnett''s work also canvassed a broad array of burgeoning Reggae talents in Marley''s native Jamaica, including portraits of Peter Tosh, Lee Scratch Perry, Burning Spear, and Ras Michael. Compelling and incomparably candid, Soul Rebel honors the anniversary of Marley''s birth with a testament to the legacy of a legend. For any Reggae lover or music history buff, Soul Rebel offers a matchless glimpse into Marley''s life shortly before his tragic death in 1981.
Named one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography" by American Photo magazine, David Burnett launched his photo-journalist career at Time magazine in 1967. From 1970 to 1972, he covered the Vietnam War as a staff photographer for Life magazine. In 1975, he co-founded Contact Press Images in New York. Traveling to more than 75 ...
Title:Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley
Product dimensions:200 pages, 12.75 X 9.25 X 0.82 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 12.75 X 9.25 X 0.82 in
Published:February 1, 2009
Publisher:Insight Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781933784267

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