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interview - the wailers and burning spear

"The Wailers produced an album with Alpha Blondy called Jerusalem. But you also worked together with Burning Spear. To me Burning Spear is one of the very great roots reggae musicians. What was it like for you to play with Burning Spear?"
"Yeah, I was,- I think he is like a genius! I thought he was like a genius. The way,- ...his melodies are like his melodies...
Listen to Earl Wia Lindo! (130 K)

...the way he writes is very... like someone playing a melody, you know, that goes through the air just like that, you know. I was hooked on his melodies. His melodic style is very, very catchy, you know.
Listen to Earl Wia Lindo! (120 K)

He's like a hook. (laughing) We were kind of hooked to him. He really has a magical style.
Listen to Earl Wia Lindo! (80 K)

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EARL WIA LINDO ABOUT BOB'S DEATH:
"Bob has gone on higher!"

EARL ABOUT HOW BOB COMPOSED:
"BOOM! When he gets that brainstorm idea!"

REDEMPTION SONG:
"I think it was in Stuttgart!"

ONE LOVE PEACE CONCERT:
"We wanted to chart nyabinghi!"

EARL ABOUT WAILERS AND BURNING SPEAR:
"I think he's like a genius!"

FREEDOM:
"Freedom of having a world of all religions."

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