KB launches “Bahamian Lyrical Tales”
Oct 3, 2011 - 12:53:52 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - A local Bahamian recording artist is broadening his range to include the title of author.
“KB” Bodie, with publishing company Media Unlimited, and illustrated by
art teachers Alisa Streather
-Robinson, has published a book entitled
“Bahamian Lyrical Tales” which was launched during the opening of
library in Eight Mile Rock on
September 30th, 2011 and
then at the
Sir Charles Hayward Library.
autographed the book for his fans.
book is a group of 15 short stories based on songs he has written that
were all hits... except for The Greasy Man, a story that has been told
orally for years and for the first time is now in print. Complementing
this he has produced a score with the same name that he has on his
latest album. KB uses Bahamian dialect also and there is a glossary in
the book to help people decipher it if they are unfamiliar.
is KB's first but not last venture in the print world as he has a
number of other stories that he says are bursting to come out. And, he
wants to tell his life story... a book we can't wait to read as it will
even tell of his acclaims, including being a three time Cacique Award
KB with students signing books at the launch of his book at the Sir Charles Hayward Library on Friday afternoon. Photo by Yasmin Popescu
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