This is episode One of Three, with Bob Andy - one of Jamaica's Reggae Pioneers ..
Bob and Mama ASID Uncover the Layers of Bob's His-tory, beginning in
the Church Hall; leading to his work at Studio One; and eventually Head
of A&R for Tuff Gong.
Bob tells Mama all about the early days when he had to wear all the hats, in Studio One; while Sir D (Coxsone Dodd) attended to the business of financing the studio and production work.
Ras Bob knows the program; Working
his way up from studio salesman; selling the sides to the major record
shops in the corporate area'; then rushing back to make the sessions;
is why Bob says "Fame is Earned.. not Bought".
takes us behind the scenes in Gdansk Poland; into the Shipyard
celebration, and the feeling of human equality. Bob also touches on his
Masterpiece Film Debut in "Children of Babylon".
Listen in as Bob discusses his favorite Soul artist "Sam Cook", and why he emulated his business model to assure his own success. Did you know that Bob Andy was the first Jamaican Recording Artist to own his own Publishing Rights; and Label..