The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer

3,88 valoración promedio
( 51 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780393081176: The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer

The definitive group biography of the Wailers―Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Livingston―chronicling their rise to fame and power.

Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers―one of the most influential groups in popular music. Colin Grant presents a lively history of this remarkable band from their upbringing in the brutal slums of Kingston to their first recordings and then international superstardom. With energetic prose and stunning, original research, Grant argues that these reggae stars offered three models for black men in the second half of the twentieth century: accommodate and succeed (Marley), fight and die (Tosh), or retreat and live (Livingston). Grant meets with Rastafarian elders, Obeah men (witch doctors), and other folk authorities as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of Jamaica's famously impenetrable culture. Much more than a top-flight music biography, The Natural Mystics offers a sophisticated understanding of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, and religion―a portrait of a seminal group during a period of exuberant cultural evolution. 8 pages of four-color and 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

The author of Negro with a Hat, a biography of Marcus Garvey, Colin Grant is an independent historian who works for BBC Radio. The son of Jamaican immigrants, he lives in London.

Review:

“As Grant plots out [The Wailers’] biographical arcs, he skillfully conveys how tightly bonded the three were---not just as a creative team but as a band of brothers....By the time we get to the part where the trio dissolves in 1974, we feel the pain of their divorce because we’ve learned so much about their decade-long struggle to make it”
- BookForum

“A wide-ranging look at the cultural, political and religious forces that inspired the pioneering reggae group.... A lively, informed study of the Wailers, though not a straightforward introduction to them.”
- Kirkus Reviews

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Grant, Colin
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Hardcover Cantidad: 2
Librería
Big River Books
(Powder Springs, GA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New! We ship daily Monday - Friday!. Nº de ref. de la librería 1EY7SO002GBQ

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 3,36
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,99
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Colin Grant
Editorial: WW Norton Co, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción WW Norton Co, United States, 2011. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown RB crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers one of the most influential groups in popular music. Colin Grant presents a lively history of this remarkable band from their upbringing in the brutal slums of Kingston to their first recordings and then international superstardom. With energetic prose and stunning, original research, Grant argues that these reggae stars offered three models for black men in the second half of the twentieth century: accommodate and succeed (Marley), fight and die (Tosh), or retreat and live (Livingston). Grant meets with Rastafarian elders, Obeah men (witch doctors), and other folk authorities as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of Jamaica s famously impenetrable culture. Much more than a top-flight music biography, The Natural Mystics offers a sophisticated understanding of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, and religion a portrait of a seminal group during a period of exuberant cultural evolution. Nº de ref. de la librería POW9780393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,88
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Colin Grant
Editorial: WW Norton Co, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción WW Norton Co, United States, 2011. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown RB crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers one of the most influential groups in popular music. Colin Grant presents a lively history of this remarkable band from their upbringing in the brutal slums of Kingston to their first recordings and then international superstardom. With energetic prose and stunning, original research, Grant argues that these reggae stars offered three models for black men in the second half of the twentieth century: accommodate and succeed (Marley), fight and die (Tosh), or retreat and live (Livingston). Grant meets with Rastafarian elders, Obeah men (witch doctors), and other folk authorities as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of Jamaica s famously impenetrable culture. Much more than a top-flight music biography, The Natural Mystics offers a sophisticated understanding of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, and religion a portrait of a seminal group during a period of exuberant cultural evolution. Nº de ref. de la librería POW9780393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,00
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Colin Grant
Editorial: Norton (2011)
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Cantidad: 12
Librería
Sandpiper Books Ltd
(NEWTON ABBOT, DEVON, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Norton, 2011. Estado de conservación: New. In the course of their ten years together, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley produced reggae songs such as 'Get Up, Stand Up' and 'I Shot the Sheriff' that have come to define an era. In this engrossing triple biography, Colin Grant follows this seminal group from their upbringing in Kingston, Jamaica, to international stardom. Nº de ref. de la librería 216775

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 5,72
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,45
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Colin Grant
Editorial: WW Norton Publishers
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción WW Norton Publishers. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,59
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,00
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Grant, Colin
Editorial: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción W. W. Norton & Company. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0393081176 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Nº de ref. de la librería SWATI2132343691

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,50
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,42
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Colin Grant
Editorial: W. W. Norton & Company (2011)
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción W. W. Norton & Company, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 15,01
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,42
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Grant, Colin
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2011. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 15,08
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,42
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Colin Grant
Editorial: WW Norton Co, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción WW Norton Co, United States, 2011. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown RB crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers one of the most influential groups in popular music. Colin Grant presents a lively history of this remarkable band from their upbringing in the brutal slums of Kingston to their first recordings and then international superstardom. With energetic prose and stunning, original research, Grant argues that these reggae stars offered three models for black men in the second half of the twentieth century: accommodate and succeed (Marley), fight and die (Tosh), or retreat and live (Livingston). Grant meets with Rastafarian elders, Obeah men (witch doctors), and other folk authorities as he attempts to unravel the mysteries of Jamaica s famously impenetrable culture. Much more than a top-flight music biography, The Natural Mystics offers a sophisticated understanding of Jamaican politics, heritage, race, and religion a portrait of a seminal group during a period of exuberant cultural evolution. Nº de ref. de la librería BZV9780393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,38
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Colin Grant
ISBN 10: 0393081176 ISBN 13: 9780393081176
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 6
Librería
Ogma Books
(Haverfordwest, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you safely. Nº de ref. de la librería pu9780393081176

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,89
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,79
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda