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The Shooting of Bob Marley

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, February 2004

DECEMBER 3, 1976. A mellow, starry Friday night at 56 Hope Road, Bob Marley's Kingston home. Children playing in the yard - three of them Marley's own. In the studio out back, The Wailers rehearsing for their huge Smile Jamaica! free concert two days later.

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