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Marley Down Under (1979)

Bob Marley and the Wailers head due south for record-setting shows in Australia and New Zealand Included here are rarely circulated features and concert reviews from the Australian press… The Sydney Morning Herald, April 18, 1979… A review of the show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion, April 27, 1979....
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Bob Marley, Hoch Auditorium, 1979

Bob Marley, Hoch Auditorium, University of Kansas, December 6, 1979 by George Diepenbrock Lawrence Journal “Bill Tuttle remembers being in a rotten mood on Dec. 6, 1979. The Kansas University history professor’s house had just been broken into. Someone took two of his cameras, lenses and his sound...
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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Reggae Sunsplash, 1979

Included here is a most excellent audio recording of Bob Marley and the Wailers performing live at Reggae Sunsplash, Jarrett Park, Montego Bay, JA on July 7, 1979.  Also included here is journalist Vivien Goldman’s report from the concert festival titled “After The Flood,” which appeared in the...
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Bob Marley Conquers Boston – Amandla 1979

The Amandla Festival of Unity was a world music festival held at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 21, 1979. The festival was held in an effort to support and celebrate the liberation of South Africa and the on-going efforts of people in Boston to address racism in their families, schools,...
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Bob Marley & the Wailers Rehearsal, Tuff Gong, 1979

Here is a great tape featuring Bob Marley and the Wailers in rehearsal at Tuff Gong Studios 1979.  Listen closely to “Zimbabwe” where you can hear the random people hanging at the studio sing along with Bob.  Also, the 21-minute “Ride Natty Ride” is timeless.  My favorite rehearsal...
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