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Roots-reggae pioneer keeps it ‘Real’

Reggae artist Winston Rodney, a.k.a. Burning Spear, won a Grammy for his album “Jah Is Real,’’ the first produced on his own record label. Reggae artist Winston Rodney, a.k.a. Burning Spear, won a Grammy for his album “Jah Is Real,’’ the first produced on his own record label.
By Sarah Rodman
Globe Staff / July 3, 2009

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As one of the pioneers of roots-reggae music, Winston Rodney, a Bob Marley protege better known as Burning Spear, has long been a respected figure in music, counting everyone from Bono to B.B. King as fans. (Full article: 659 words)

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