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Bob Marley Demos

Included here are several of my favorite Bob Marley demos and alternates. Most were recorded during recording sessions that occurred between 1978 and 1980. However, a few were recorded earlier in Bob’s career. There are literally hundreds of similar demos, alternates, rehearsals, dubs, and outtakes that span Marley’s...
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Exclusive! Peter Tosh in Vienna, Austria, June 1981

Today we have a MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG EXCLUSIVE!  The MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG recently obtained rare video footage of Peter Tosh’s visit to Wien, Austria in June 1981.  As part of his European tour, Tosh plays the 2nd Annual Vienna Folk Festival, Donauinsel, Wien, Vienna, Austria on June 18, 1981 (a...
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Peter Tosh Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 1976

Included here is rare video footage of Peter Tosh being interviewed and performing unplugged before his two-night stand at the Beacon Theater in NYC on October 16/17, 1976.   Robert Palmer wrote about the show in the October 18, 1976 issue of the New York Times in an...
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Congos Inna De Yard and Rare In-Studio

Just another “come to Jah” meeting with the mighty Congos.  See as Ashanti Roy and Cedric Myton sing an acoustic nyabinghi version of the greatest story ever told “Open Up The Gate.” Big Up to Fred for sharing this! Also at the bottom, rare footage of Cedric Myton...
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Bob Marley: ‘Bronx Jam Session’ Tape (1968)

BOB MARLEY ‘BRONX JAM’ AUDIO CASSETTE TAPE OF NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD RECORDINGS 1968 Today I share with you a tape that was auctioned at Christie’s on December 20, 2002 for $26,290.  This is as raw as it gets.  Marley, a guitar, and a tape recorder.  This tape was rare even...
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Bob Marley: The Essex House Interviews

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The Essex House Hotel is a luxury hotel located on 160 Central Park South in Manhattan. It was a favorite of Bob Marley’s when staying in New York, as he stayed there for extended periods in 978 and 1980. Opened in 1931as the Sevilla Towers, it is situated...
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