Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 1, 2009
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OBAMARLEY Barack strikes a familiar chord with message of change and unity
United States President Barack Obama seems to have fulfilled the theme of Bob Marley's Black Man Redemption, governing a country which once treated blacks as second-rate human beings.

Joan Wright quits covering up
Throughout her life, it seems, Joan Wright had been covering up her emotions and experiences.

Celebrating Reggae Month
Reggae Month, which starts today, is packed with activities celebrating Jamaica's most popular music.The activities start with a Reggae Month Church Service at Fellowship Tabernacle, Half-Way Tree, at 9 a.m.

Movie Review: Beware: 'Hotel for Dogs'
Hotel for Dogs is a perfectly functional movie about American orphan siblings Andi and Bruce (Emma Roberts and Jake Austin) who rescue stray dogs from an ignominious end at the pound.

Lutan Fyah presents 'Africa' double CD
Before he performed before a very enthusiastic audience at Weekenz, Constant Spring Road, St Andrew, last Tuesday evening, Lutan Fyah explained what went into the making of his seventh album in a recorded interview.

'Black Mother Pray' made from women's prayers
Jimmy Riley's Black Mother Pray is one of those enduring Jamaican songs that run counter to the ingrained tradition of importing slow jams from overseas, mostly the USA.

Huntley Brown - 'Top Caribbean Gospel Instrumentalist'
The following is the first of a two-part series on pianist Huntley Brown.

Sly and Robbie still in the game
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles next week Sunday and once again, the 'Rhythm Twins', Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare have been nominated, this time for their album, Amazing, which was released in September last year.

Grammy Nods Burning Spear optimistic
Today, The Sunday Gleaner begins the first of its interviews with this year's Grammy nominees with a look at Burning Spear.

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