Bob Marley and the Wailers, Boston, 1980

Bob Marley and The Wailers embarked on a major European tour in the spring of 1980, breaking attendance records in several countries. In Milan, Italy, they performed before 100,000 people, the largest audience of their career. The US leg of the “Uprising” tour commenced in Boston on September 16 at the JB Hynes Auditorium.  The next night he played Meehan Auditorium in Providence followed by two NYC shows in Madison Square Garden, after which Marley collapsed while jogging in Central Park.


Sourced from

Bob Marley and the Wailers
Live at Hynes Auditorium
Boston, MA
September 20, 1980

Disc 1 :

01 – Intro
02 – Natural Mystic
03 – Positive Vibration
04 – Them Belly Full
05 – Burning And Lootin’
06 – War
07 – No More Trouble
08 – Zimbabwe
09 – Zion Train
10 – Running Away
11 – Crazy Baldhead
12 – I Shot The Sheriff

Disc 2 :

13 – No Woman No Cry
14 – Lively Up Yourself
15 – Jamming
16 – Exodus
17 – Redemption Song
18 – Could You Be Loved?
19 – Coming In From The Cold
20 – Bad Card


Boston 1980
Photo by Peter Simon

Boston 1980

Many thanks to my good friend Marco Virgona at Bob Marley Magazine for sharing a photo for the blog.  Also to Josetxo Mintegi of who I routinely borrow photos from.

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