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“Book Of Rules”

While The Heptones AKA Leroy Sibbles, Earl Morgan, and Barry Llewellan,  are most closely related with Lee Perry’s Black Ark studio (they notoriously recorded 1978’s Party Time there), it is at Harry J’s where they record their most memorable hit “Book Of Rules” in 1973.  Based on a...
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Chosen Brothers “Mango Walk” 12″ vinyl (Wackies)

More heavy mental from Bullwackies…it never gets old, never goes away. Moritz von Oswald and Mark Ernestus of Basic Channel unearth the beautiful ‘Mango Walk’ by The Chosen Brothers and back it with a response entitled ‘Mango Drive’ on the flip.  Written and arranged by Clive Hunt and...
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Reminder: Support Cedella Marley’s CHO! 4 CHARITY

Cedella marley has been very supportive of what we do here at MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG.  This is why we are proud to support her CHO! 4 CHARITY campaign, which is vital to the survival and growth of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital. CHO! 4 CHARITY is a holiday fundraising campaign aimed at raising money...
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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Reggae Sunsplash 1979

You might be wondering why I’m posting so many press articles lately.  Belive me when I tell you that, with regard to press articles, what I have posted on the blog since it’s launch is only the tip of the iceberg.  Several of us, including myself, Fred ‘Reggaelover’...
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Support Cedella Marley’s ‘CHO 4 CHARITY’ Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Lindsey Shook SA Studios Global Lindsey@sastudiosglobal.com 415.272.7180 Cedella Marley and 1Love launch CHO! 4 CHARITY A Holiday Fundraiser benefitting Jamaica’s Victoria Jubilee Hospital NOVEMBER 26, 2012 – Today Cedella Marley, daughter of reggae legends Bob and Rita Marley, announced the launch of CHO! 4 CHARITY,...
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Wailers Tour U.S. (1971-1972)

Early reporting from the Jamaica Gleaner on The Wailers’ visit to the U.S.  The Gleaner refers to the group as ‘Bob Marley and the Wailing Wailers.’ The article describes a two-week tour where the band plays a gig at New York’s Concourse Plaza on New Year’s night and...
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