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Bob Marley and the Wailers live, Nassau, Bahamas, 1979

It is December 1979, the International Year of the Child, and Bob Marley and the Wailers end their Survival tour by playing to a large crowd at the Queen Elizabeth Sports Complex in Nassau, Bahamas.  Much like London, Nassau was sort of… Continue Reading

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Addis Pablo and Suns of Dub “Let I Be” (René Walther’s Dark Dub Remix)

René Walther’s Dark Dub Remix of Addis Pablo’s “Let I Be” “As a fan of Augustus Pablo I had an idea to fuse the modern dub techno sound with Dub reggae roots so I searched and asked Addis Pablo (Son… Continue Reading

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The Wailers Horn Section plus Exodus & Kaya Horn Mixes (Monitor Mixes)

Today I am sharing the Exodus and Kaya Horn Mixes.  These audio files consist of tracks from the Exodus and Kaya albums mixed with a horn section, which Bob Marley began to experiment with while recording the Exodus album in… Continue Reading

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Love Dub Mix (www.dub.com)

[vodpod id=Video.16522107&w=425&h=350&fv=] Tracklist: Artist – Title – Album Aggrovators – None Shall Escape Dub – Rasta Dub ’76 Dub Specialist – Guiding Star – Better Dub from Studio One Rolando Alphonso – Arena Special – 12″ Soul Vendors – Arena… Continue Reading

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Marley’s return to Great Britain: Summer 1980

Today I’m sharing a couple of press clippings shared by the Midnight Raver Blog’s own Joe Jurgensen.  They discuss Bob Marley and the Wailers’ return to the UK in the summer of 1980.  For those who missed it, I have… Continue Reading

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Washington, D.C.s “THE ARCHIVES” Come Heavy on Debut Album

THE ARCHIVES – SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM Out Now on ESL Music The Debut Release From The Archives, DC’s Seminal Roots Rockers Digs Deep into Reggae’s Past to Discover the Future Produced By Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton Archives Captures The Band’s Fierce Live… Continue Reading

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Survival Rehearsal Recordings, 1979

Originally slated to be titled Black Survival, Survival is an album with an outwardly militant theme which explores the themes of black nationalism, Pan-African solidarity, and injustice at all levels. Marley took a great risk in releasing such a politically… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading