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“Forgive Them Lord” Did Led Zeppelin T’ief The Hook For Their Reggae Hit “D’Yer Mak’er”?

"Forgive Them Lord" Did Led Zeppelin T'ief The Hook For Their Reggae Hit "D'Yer Mak'er"?

B.B. Seaton’s Tune Hit UK Dancehalls in 1971; Led Zep’s Tune Hit The Worldwide Charts In ’73

A friend of mine recently slapped me in the Facebook with an article about Led Zeppelin being the “Greatest Song Thieves In Rock History.” Ouch! It’s no secret that in addition to being a reggae lunatic, I’m a big-time Zeppelin appreciando. I’ve spent enough time listening to Led Zep live to be able to identify concert dates and venues blindfolded. Don’t test me. I’ve also listened to enough music and read enough about the band to know of their tendency to, ahem, adapt the work of others. Judge For Yourself After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Lee “Scratch” Perry Tells Lil Wayne To Fling Weh The Sizzurp

A Friendly Word of Advice From The Upsetter To Lil Tunechi

Scratch & Wayne

After spending time in the hospital for what was reportedly an overdose of cough syrup, Lil Wayne might be looking for some words of wisdom to guide his steps moving forward. Lucky for him, the mad genius of reggae Scratch Perry has stepped forward to offer this positive message. Hope Weezy doesn’t get upset. Read more »

Damian Marley Stole My Heart

“Affairs Of The Heart” Might Just Be The Realest Love Song Ever

Affairs Of The Heart…that’s something the entire universe can relate to. We all love, and no matter how tough people act, we all get mushy on the inside when we think about the object(s) of our affection. Read more »