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Winston Rodney (born March 1, 1948) a.k.a. Burning Spear is a Jamaican roots reggae singer and musician. Like many famous Jamaican reggae artists, Burning Spear is known for his rastafarian messages. Image File history File links Burningspear. ... Image File history File links Burningspear. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Roots reggae is the name given to Rastafarian reggae music from Jamaica which evolved from Ska and Rocksteady and was made famous outside the Caribbean by the legendary singer/songwriter Bob Marley. ... Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert A singer is a type of musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Rasta hairstyle Rastafarianism is a religious movement that believes in the divinity of ex Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie. ...


Burning Spear was born in St. Ann's Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica, as were Bob Marley and Marcus Garvey; who both had an great influence on Burning Spear's life. Garvey in his philosophy, which Burning Spear greatly took to, and Marley in directly helping Burning Spear get started in the music industry. The name 'Burning Spear' was originally given to Jomo Kenyatta, the first Prime Minister and President of an independent Kenya. Saint Ann, Jamaica (2001 population 168,726), is a parish located in the northern part of Jamaica and is north west of Kingston. ... Robert Nesta Marley, OM, (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) better known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer, guitarist, songwriter and activist. ... Marcus Garvey (far right) in parade Marcus Garvey (August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940) was a publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, crusader for black nationalism, and founder of the UNIA-ACL. He was born in Jamaica. ... Jomo Kenyatta (October 20, 1892 ?– August 22, 1978) was an African politician, the first Prime Minister (1963–1964) and President (1964–1978) of an independent Kenya. ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister A Prime Minister is a politician who serves as the head of the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ...


Burning Spear is one of the strongest proponents of Marcus Garvey's self-determination and self-reliance for all African descendants, thus leading to several album releases in commoration of the African activist.


In 2002, Burning Spear and his wife, Sonia Rodney who has produced a number of his albums, founded Burning Spear Records. Sonia Rodney is the co-founder of Burning Spear Records. ...


Burning Spear advocates messages of honesty, peace, and love, which tie in with his religious and political messages of Rasta and black unity. Rasta hairstyle Rastafarianism is a religious movement that believes in the divinity of former emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. ...


Discography

  • Studio One Presents Burning Spear (1973)
  • Rocking Time (1974)
  • Marcus Garvey (1975)
  • Garvey's Ghost (1976)
  • Man in the Hills (1976)
  • Dry & Heavy (1977)
  • Live (1977)
  • Marcus' Children aka Social Living (1978)
  • Living Dub Vol. 1 (1979)
  • Harder Than the Best (1979)
  • Hail H.I.M (1980)
  • Living Dub Vol. 2 (1980)
  • Farover (1982)
  • The Fittest of the Fittest (1983)
  • Reggae Greats: Best of Island years 1975-1978 (1984)
  • Resistance (1986)
  • People Of The World (1986)
  • 100th Anniversary: Marcus Garvey/Garvey's Ghost (1987)
  • The Fittest Selection: Greatest hits of 1980-1983 (1987)
  • Mistress Music (1988)
  • Live In Paris (1989)
  • Mek We Dweet (1990)
  • Jah Kingdom (1991)
  • The Original (1992)
  • The World Should Know (1993)
  • Love And Peace: Burning Spear Live! (1994)
  • Rasta Business (1995)
  • Living Dub Vol. 3 (1996)
  • Chant Down Babylon: The Island Anthology (1996)
  • Best of Burning Spear (1996)
  • Appointment With His Majesty (1997)
  • (A)live In Concert 97 (1998)
  • Living Dub Vol. 4 (1999)
  • Calling Rastafari (1999)
  • Live in Montreaux (2001)
  • Ultimate Collection : Best of Collection (2001)
  • Spear Burning: Best of the non-albums releases (2001)
  • Best of the Fittest: Best of Collection (2001)
  • Rare and Unreleased (2001)
  • 20th Century Masters: The Best of Burning Spear: Best of the Island years (2002)
  • Jah No Dead (2003)
  • Free Man (2003)
  • Living Dub Vol. 6 (2004)
  • Creation Rebel (2004)
  • Sounds from the Burning Spear (2004)
  • Live In South Africa 2000 (2004)
  • Our Music (2005)

Studio One Presents Burning Spear is an album released in 2004 by the band Burning Spear. ... Rocking Time is a reggae album by Jamaican musician Burning Spear (Winston Rodney), released in 1974 (see 1974 in music) on the Studio One label. ... Marcus Garvey is an album by Burning Spear, released in 1975. ... Garveys Ghost is a dub album by Burning Spear, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music) on Island Records. ... Man in the Hills is a dub album by Jamaican musician Burning Spear (Winston Rodney), released in 1976 (see 1976 in music) on Island Records. ...

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Burning Spear - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (256 words)
Burning Spear is a Jamaican roots reggae singer and musician.
Burning Spear is one of the strongest proponents of Marcus Garvey's self-determination and self-reliance for all African descendants, thus leading to several album releases in commoration of the African activist.
Burning Spear advocates messages of honesty, peace, and love, which tie in with his religious and political messages of Rasta and fl unity.
ReggaeTrain.com...your portal to Reggae music...(Biography [Burning Spear]) (999 words)
Spear is one of those artists whose style is so immediately recognizable that those who like him from the start seem to have followed his every move with joy.
Burning Spear, who appropriated the name from former Mau Mau leader Jomo Kenyatta, then president of Kenya, entered the music business in 1969 after fellow St. Ann's artist Bob Marley organized an audition for him with his erstwhile producer Coxsone Dodd.
Spear became recognized as the most likely candidate for the kind of international success Bob Marley And The Wailers were beginning to enjoy, and soon Marcus Garvey had been snapped up by Island Records who released it in the UK with an added track and in remixed form.
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