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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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Reggae Rousers

This is one of the very first articles that appeared in The Guardian that mentions the word “reggae.”  Written by journalist Robin Denselow and published on August 9, 1973, the article only gives a slight hint of the wave that is about to hit England in 1973.
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Peter Tosh Tour of Australia, 1983

It is during March 1983 that Peter Tosh takes his Mama Africa global tour to Australia and New Zealand.  Here is a listing of the Australian dates and venues to the best of our knowledge: MARCH 10 HORDERN PAVILLION SYDNEY AUSTRALIA MARCH 11 HORDERN PAVILION SYDNEY AUSTRALIA MARCH 14 MYER MUSIC BOWL...
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Bob Marley Interview, “Nightmoves,” Australia, 1979 (Video)

Rare television interview with Bob during the 1979 tour through Australia and New Zealand.  Many thanks to our friend Frank for seeding this gem at www.reggaetraders.net. Related articles Bob Marley: Better Off Dread (midnightraverblog.com) MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Bob Marley Singles Vinyl Megamix (midnightraverblog.com) Bob Marley Interview from Oui Magazine,...
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Bob Marley Does Australia, Builds New Studio 1979

Bob Marley & The Wailers Live At The Hordern Pavillion Sydney, Australia Friday, April 27, 1979 01. Positive Vibration [Live At The Hordern Pavillion] (5:15) 02. Concrete Jungle [Live At The Hordern Pavillion] (5:21) 03. Burnin’ And Lootin’ [Live At The Hordern Pavillion] (5:11) 04. Them Belly Full...
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