High Society – The CIA’s Greatest Hits

David skims over the impressive book “The Covert War on Rock” by Alex Constantine and looks at some of the funny business surrounding the deaths of radical cannabo-centric musicians John Lennon (Dec. 8, 1980), Jimmy Hendrix (Sept. 18, 1970), Jim Morrison (July 3, 1971), Bob Marley (May 11, 1981) & Peter Tosh (Sept 11, 1987).

John Lennon’s John Sinclair performance from the film “Grass” by Ron Mann

http://www.geraldpeary.com/essays/pqr/ron-mann-grass.html

Peter Tosh courtesy of “Stepping Razor Red X”

http://www.trondheim-filmklubb.no/film/tfk/db/visomtale.php?id=101

Also check out “Better Off Dread”:
http://negativeimage.com/betteroffdread/dvd.html

For Bob Marley, check out:

Rebel Music:
http://www.ociojoven.com/trade/productview/39649/

Regge Heartland:
http://www.reggae-vibes.com/rev_dvd/heartlan.htm

Legend – the best of Bob Marley:
http://www.cordiallyyours.net/african_american_asian_caribbean_shopping/item3429.htm

Jimi Hendrix:

http://musicolinuxien.lost-oasis.net/jimi/video.php

And Oliver Stone’s “The Doors”:

http://www.thezreview.co.uk/dvdreviews/d/doors.shtm

More details about these deaths, and further discussion:

http://www.cannabisculture.com/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=946662&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

About the author:

http://www.alexconstantine.50megs.com/home.html

Chapter on Bob Marley’s death:

http://www.alexconstantine.50megs.com/get_up_stand.html

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