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Bob Marley: Change Is Gonna Come

Andy Gill, MOJO, August 2002

BY 1966, IT LOOKED LIKE THE WAILING WAILERS WERE FINISHED ON the Jamaican music scene. They had recorded numerous hits, eventually challenging The Maytals as the island's top vocal group, but hadn't seen too much return on their endeavours, thanks to music-biz conventions which left most of the power – and the rights, and the royalties – in the hands of producers.

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