Exodus/ Kaya “Scratch” Vocal Demos

This widely distributed demo tape has circulated for years as the “Exodus/Kaya ‘Scratch’ Vocal Demos (Neville Garrick Source)”.  I know for a fact that it was circulating under this name as early as 2008, which is the year I obtained… Continue Reading


“Exodus: Movement Of Jah People”

Profile and Interview by Vivien Goldman Photographs from the 1977 Exodus Tour I seem to be sharing a lot of Vivien Goldman on this blog.  It’s not by design.  Vivien just found a way to present reggae music and its… Continue Reading


The Impact Of Dub

The Impact Of Dub Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120229/ent/ent1.html#.T05FyLSwUug.facebook As the Jamaica Music Museum’s Sunday Grounation series closed at the Institute of Jamaica, East Street, Kingston, on Sunday afternoon, dub was on the agenda of Dr Dennis Howard and the… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers: Rainbow Rehearsals, Basing Street Studios, London 1977

Today I share with you an excellent soundboard recording of one of the many rehearsals held in May 1977 at Island’s Basing Street Studios in London.  Bob Marley and the Wailers are slated to play 4 shows at the famed… Continue Reading


Easy Star All Stars Live NY 2011

I realize that blogs are for writing, but this performance leaves me speechless every time.  Enjoy… Easy Star All-Stars Westcott Theater Syracuse, NY Friday April 22nd 2011 01. [Crowd] 02. Don’t Stop The Music 03. All The Way 04. Paid… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers Go Dutch: Live at Ahoy Hallen Rotterdam 1978

It is July 1978, and Bob Marley and the Wailers are still riding high off of their now-historic performance at the One Love Peace Concert in April, and their successful shows in the U.S. and Canada.  Of course it is… Continue Reading


Bob Marley Photos: Detroit 1975

These amazing black and white photographs were taken by photographer Leni Sinclair on June 14, 1975 at the Detroit Showcase Theater.  Bob Marley and the Wailers were in Detroit to play a show in support of the Natty Dread album.… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers Uprising Demos

  © Lynn Goldsmith I can sum up these demo recordings in one word:  stunning. The sound quality: excellent.  The track listing: excellent.  Vocal performance: excellent.  Uprising is considered by many to be Bob Marley and the Wailers‘ crowning achievement. … Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers Rock Central Park: Live in NYC 1975

The Schaefer Music Festival was a music festival held in summer between 1968 and 1976 at the Wollman Skating Rink in New York City’s Central Park. The festival began in 1966 as the Rheingold Central Park Music Festival, the series… Continue Reading