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  1. John Holt dies: Birmingham record producer Meddy Ranks pays tribute to reggae legendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Meddy Ranks, who worked on John Holt's final recording, says the singer always managed to make people feel happy. A Birmingham record producer has spoken of his deep sense of loss following the death of reggae legend and close friend John Holt.


  2. Wonkblog: The violent 'Taken' movies are rated PG-13. Do ratings make sense anymore?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Taken 2--and its forthcoming sequel Taken 3--are both rated PG-13. Are PG-13 movies really appropriate for teenagers? A new study puts fresh scrutiny on the movie industry's largest ratings category, showing that parents who were repeatedly exposed to violence and sexual content became progressively more accepting of the material.


  3. Various Artists - BBC Radio 1's the Nixtape Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    For our American readers, no, that's not a typo. ' The Nixtape' is a regular feature on BBC Radio 1's popular 'Breakfast Show'; a weekly segment every Friday morning where an hour of music, usually consisting of classics and barely-dated hits from the 90s and earlier 00s, are played.


  4. Reggae is the way for Amador Valley gradRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... time in Pleasanton there were not any other Jewish families either." With the advent of MTV, he looked forward to a reggae show but none appeared. He only realized later that reggae was underground music, never promoted or appreciated in the United ...


  5. John Holt dead: Tide Is High reggae artist dies in hospital aged 69Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    The raggae artist was responsible for such well-known hits as The Tide Is High which he penned in 1967 The former lead singer of The Paragons, who was perhaps best known for penning the hit The Tide Is High, died in a London hospital on Sunday. John was born in the Greenwich Farm area of Jamaica and found fame in 1964 when he replaced original frontman Leroy Stamp in The Paragons.


  6. John Holt dead: Pioneering Paragones singer, famed for writing...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies John Holt, the former lead singer of The Paragons and a pioneering reggae solo artist, has died at the age of 69. The musician, famed for singing the original version of "The Tide Is High" in 1967, ...


  7. Reggae performer and 'The Tide Is High' writer John Holt diesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NME

    John Holt, veteran reggae performer and member of ska-reggae band The Paragons, has passed away. The Jamaican singer died on Sunday at a London hospital, his manager has confirmed to the Jamaica Observer .


  8. Reggae Singer John Holt Dies At 69Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    ... covered by Blondie in the 1980s. In 1970, Holt left the group to launch a solo career and became a renowned name in reggae after his song Stick By Me became Jamaica's biggest-selling hit in 1972. Bjork's fans will adore this film, which captures the ...


  9. Good Morning BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | UTV

    ... UB40, Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, talk about their new album and tour and the long history of the popular reggae band. Topical mix of entertainment, discussion, fashion, food and celebrity gossip. Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe talks ...


  10. Crawford sees JA as entertainment mecca - EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... of Jamaica. But, like other industries, must diversify to be competitive. "So, while we celebrate our dancehall and reggae acts, we should also celebrate gospel music and other genres of music," he said. "Whenever there is true quality, over time, ...


  11. Eddie Murphy lands lead role in CookRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... be famed for for his fantabul-izzle rap skills but it seems he's turned his full attention to the rhythmic rolls of reggae... Raven Symone may have tentatively revealed she is gay following news that more US states are legalizing gay marriage. The ...


  12. Easy All Stars and Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad Play Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Easy All Stars and Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad Reinvent Reggae Music During Concert at Soho in Santa Barbara L. Paul Mann A near sell out crowd packed Soho restaurant and nightclub in downtown Santa Barbara, on a sleepy Monday night, September 22. The Reggae music genre has long been celebrated in the local community here, with a tradition of special nights dedicated to the dance trance rhythms inspired by the Caribbean beat. In the last few decades, a new younger fan base has exploded across the country, embracing the genre.


  13. Who Owns the Moon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.


  14. The Fulford File | Robert Sussman's "Tainted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | VDARE

    Unlike everything published on, and for that matter in American Renaissance , this attack contained no links and no footnotes. This made somewhat difficult for American Renaissance Editor Jared Taylor to reply to Sussman's attack, as he can only say he didn't say the things he's accused of saying.


  15. Ziggy Marleya s reggae music follows family traditionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    When Ziggy Marley, son of reggae music's brightest star, Bob Marley, performs onstage and writes songs that contain meaning and messages, he's following family tradition. Ziggy Marley WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday WHERE: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans TICKETS: $59.50 WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday WHERE: Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge TICKETS: Sold out "Going back to my grandmother and my grandfather, on both sides of my parents, the whole lineage that I'm from is music and spirit, too.


  16. Students enjoy jousting with literary heavyweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chester Evening Leader

    RESPECTED poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah visited West Cheshire College last week to speak to students about his new novel, Terror Kid. The powerful new novel is about a Romany boy called Rico who is angry about the injustices he sees around the world and decides to do something about it.


  17. Revenge and paybackRead the original story

    Sunday | Catallaxy

    Private information was leaked to the media alleging that prime minister Tony Abbott's daughter had received special privilege in obtaining a scholarship to attend a private education institution. Personal emails from Sydney University academic Barry Spurr have been leaked with allegation that his views make him an inappropriate choice for a curriculum review.


  18. The Buccaneers are two games out of first place in the NFC SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bucs Nation

    The NFC South is horrible. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on a bye week, but every other NFC South team lost today.


  19. Attention Cute Robots And Satellites Of Mars: A Comet Is ComingRead the original story

    Sunday | Scientific Blogging

    As every good marketing manager knows, value for money is a major driver for the success of a product. Being a bargain is not usually a feature of space projects, but planetary scientists will get two for the price of one on October 19 when instruments designed to look downwards onto Mars' surface will look outwards to a comet.


  20. Passafire @ The ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Reggae/Rock/Progressive/Dub On Passafire's fifth studio release, Vines, the Savannah, GA based rock outfit continues to progress towards what they feel is their true identity as a band in the reggae rock genre. After starting fresh with several new pieces to the puzzle on their 2011 release, Start From Scratch, they have now teamed up with Easy Star Records for what the band considers their best album yet.