Think of your favorite Bob Marley photograph. Now meet Dennis Morris, the man who probably took it. This week, the British photographer who spent years as the reggae icon’s official camera man — and dear friend — came to REVOLT Live to share some treasured images, and the powerful stories that accompany them.
Morris first met Marley as a fan, skipping school to attend Bob’s first UK show. The two met, and Bob waved him into the gig, conversing with young Dennis as he took photos. In a fairy tale twist, Marley asked Dennis to come along on the band’s tour. When asked what Marley saw in Dennis to invite him to photograph the shows based only on their chance encounter and conversation, Dennis says, “I think we had similar backgrounds, in terms of, I never knew my father, and neither did Bob. I was searching… We hit it off.”
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