Included here is Don Carlos, Duckie Simpson, and Garth Dennis live in Charlotte, NC, 1990. Here is a very rare feature/interview with Black Uhuru titled Black Uhuru: So Red Dem Dread by Basil Wilson, which was published in Jamaica’s Roots… Continue Reading
Included here is a timeless acoustic performance by Augustus Pablo and Hugh Mundell. This rare performance was captured by filmmaker Jerry Stein who directed the film Word, Sound, & Power. Jerry was a great friend of Midnight Raver who unfortunately… Continue Reading
Recorded live to 4-track in Cambridge, MA on November 26, 1976, Tosh’s performance at the Sanders Theater might be his best set ever recorded. As Richie Unterberger of AllMusic.com writes “[c]oncentrating on material from his Legalize It album, it’s a… Continue Reading
Included here is Black Uhuru’s version of Bob Marley’s “Let Him Go.” The tune was written by Bob Marley and originally released as “Good Good Rudie” on the Coxsone label in 1965. It was released in 1966 as “Let Him… Continue Reading
Included here are unreleased demos by Word, Sound, & Power and Soul Syndicate. These rare audio files were given to me by filmmaker Jerry Stein who directed the film Word, Sound, & Power. Jerry was a great friend of Midnight… Continue Reading
Peter Tosh Live at The Bayou in 1979. The band featured Word,Sound & Power, Sly & Robbie, Mikey Chung, Robbie Lyn, Keith Sterling, Al Anderson, Sticky Thompson & Noel Simms. This is new video footage to me. For more on… Continue Reading
As reported by Reggaeville earlier this week, the Bob Marley Museum will mark the 40th anniversary of the Smile Jamaica concert this year. 2016 marks the fortieth year of the iconic Smile Jamaica Concert first held on December 5, 1976… Continue Reading
Included here are rare demos and alternate versions from the Survival LP recording sessions. Also included is a review of the album by journalist Neil Spencer which appeared in the September 29, 1979 issue of New Musical Express.
Damian Marley brought the Ghetto Youths caravan to the nation’s capital last night with a fiery performance at The Hamilton. Check highlights of the show here courtesy of High Vibrations.
Rare footage of the producer and Studio One supremo, one of the seminal figures in Jamaican popular music. In this fascinating if disjointed interview, the soft spoken but authoritative Dodd reveals the patience (with technical glitches, traffic noise etc) that… Continue Reading