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Marley Opened the Door to Jamaican Culture

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Marley Opened the Door to Jamaican Culture

Marley Opened the Door to Jamaican Culture

Marley Opened the Door to Jamaican Culture

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In Ethiopia this week, people are partying to music from Jamaica. There's a huge international celebration underway for what would have been Bob Marley's 60th birthday Sunday. Music writer Carter Van Pelt says Marley's legacy goes far beyond the reggae he performed himself.