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Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13: Crisis Summary

Timothy White
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Chapter 13: Crisis Summary and Analysis

Sims approaches Marley in 1970 and suggests that he and Johnny Nash go to Sweden to create the music score for a movie being shot there. Marley agrees and finds that he loves the Scandinavian cities. However, while out there, Sims thinks that the Wailers should go to England to help stimulate some interest in the label and music. They are promised a tour, but it turns out to be rather haphazard. They ultimately meet a man named Chris Blackwell who wants to sign them to his label, Island Records.

The Wailers return home and put together a good record to give to Blackwell, but walk into a legal nightmare back in England since Sims still owns them. They negotiate a deal and Island Records gets the rights to Catch a Fire, the first Wailers album for release. The album is a huge success...

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