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Marley’s Ex-Bassist Sues for Royalties

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    Bob Marley’s former bassist is suing his family and former record label for his share of Marley’s royalties.

    Aston Barrett played bass in The Wailers for nearly ten years, and his late brother Carlton also played drums in the band. According to E! Online, ”Barrett is seeking $105 million from the Marley family and Island-Universal Records Ltd. based on royalties from a 1974 contract with the label, plus earnings from songs he co-wrote with Marley.” Read More
  2. CSB


    Feb 23, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    I hate termoil in the most peaceful place. If he really is owed the money.....that even sucks more. If not....OH why would he "rock the boat"

  3. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    Family Man deserves to win. He was the band leader and arranger for the Wailers through almost all of the 1970s. He's the architect for modern roots reggae.

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