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Bob Marley rehearsal, Tuff Gong Studios, 1980

Included here is perhaps the most magical video footage ever recorded of Bob Marley. My good friend Dermot Hussey filmed Marley rehearsing at Tuff Gong Studios on May 1, 1980. The footage was recorded for a television show that Hussey was producing at the time called “Nommo.”
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Black Uhuru, Reggae Sunsplash 1980

PLUS EXCLUSIVE 1981 INTERVIEW FEATURE FROM MELODY MAKER! Included here is a fierce live performance by Black Uhuru backed by Sly and Robbie at Sunsplash III at Jarrett Park, Montego Bay, Jamaica 1980.  The group performs “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “Push Push,” “Abortion,” “World Is Africa,” and...
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Bob Marley rare video footage, Zurich 1980

I recently posted live audio and an article which profiled Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Uprising tour kick-off in Zurich, Switzerland.  The article, titled “Babylon In A Europe,” was published in the June 7, 1980 issue of New Music News. Today we have rare video footage of Bob...
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“Babylon In A Europe”: Bob Marley, Zurich 1980

An EXCLUSIVE vintage press article from the archives of MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Glen Lockley… It is late May 1980 and Bob Marley and the Wailers have just arrived at the Zurich airport as they prepare to launch their 1980 European tour.  “Babylon In A Europe,” which was published in...
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Bob Marley interview, St. Maarten, March 1980

It is 21 March 1980 and Bob Marley, Jacob Miller, Junior Marvin, and Chris Blackwell are on the island of St. Maarten after spending some time in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.  Marley, Miller, and Marvin are interviewed by journalist Elton Jones.  It is Marley at his most controversial as...
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Reggae MD, Good For You

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 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl, unique mixes, carefully selected, all ages, covers &...
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