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Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux.

Listen From Alt.Latino, With Love

February 13, 2013 – In time for the holiday, some of our favorite Latin artists share love songs that make them swoon.


John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Read Our Search For The Albums Everyone Loves

May 16, 2012 – Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton begin their quest to pin down the most universally loved albums.


Detail from the Marley movie poster.

Watch 'Marley': A History On Film Of The Man Turned 'Legend'

April 20, 2012 – A new documentary seeks to evoke what Bob Marley, now a veritable brand, was like in real life.


Peter Tosh performs at the University of Miami in 1976.

Read Peter Tosh: Reclaiming A Wailer

July 9, 2011 – Reissues from the late reggae artist highlight him as more than just Bob Marley's foil.


Listen Bob Marley: The Man, The Myth, The Brand

March 11, 2009 – The singer's family is looking to capitalize on the Marley legend by introducing a line of products.


Listen Bob Marley's Reggae Landmark

December 9, 2007 – In 1973, Marley made Burnin', inspired by life in the Jamaican slums. It was his big break.


Listen Book Explores Early Work of Bob Marley

May 15, 2006 – A new book examines the early years of the reggae superstar, born in a rural Jamaican village.


Listen Paul Simon, Sufjan Stevens, Bob Marley

May 12, 2006 – Surprising new music from Paul Simon; A preview of outtakes by Sufjan Stevens; Remembering the m...


Listen Bob Marley's Music and Magic Endure

May 11, 2006 – The music of Bob Marley — reggae's first superstar — is unmistakable, 25 years after his death.


Listen Bob Marley's Enduring Musical, Political Legacy

February 8, 2005 – A huge concert in Ethiopia over the weekend marked what would have been Marley's 60th birthday.

Listen Photographs of a Reggae Legend

February 4, 2005 – Between 1978 and 1980, Bruce Talamon took some of the most popular photos of reggae icon Bob Marley.


Listen A Basement Full of Bob Marley

February 3, 2005 – Reggae historian Roger Steffens shows off his vast collection of Bob Marley memorabilia.


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