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“How many rivers do we have to cross before I can tour with the Boss?”

As someone who has spent years researching the lives and careers of the great reggae artists of our time, its always great to come across some piece of new information that I never knew before.  While going through my press… Continue Reading

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“Waiting In Vain” versions

Included here is a collection of very rare Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Waiting In Vain” demos, alternates, and mixes. “Waiting in Vain” is a song written by reggae musician Bob Marley and recorded by Bob Marley & The Wailers,… Continue Reading

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Ziggy Marley “Exodus” 7 inch vinyl single (7 Star Riddim)

So I just got this Ziggy Marley 7″, well actually the 7″ has Sizzla on Side A and Ziggy Marley on the flip.  This DJ 7 Star riddim is so heavy (some may recognize it from Alpha Blondy’s “Jerusalem,” albeit with… 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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“Movement of Jah people…”

Here we have several rarely heard versions from the Exodus album, which was voted by Time magazine as the album of the millenium. 1. Exodus Advert 2. Natural Mystic (Countryman Version) 3. Exodus (12″ mix) Jamaica Gleaner, June 27, 1977… Continue Reading

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‘Sons of Jah Rehearsal Tape,’ London, 1977

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG, I feel obligated to share something special with those of you who have supported us over the past year.  So this week I hope to share a few things… Continue Reading

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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Top Of The Pops

Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television program, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. It was traditionally shown every Thursday evening on BBC… Continue Reading

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Robberies, Violence During Rastaman Vibration Tour

It is early spring 1977 in London.  Bob Marley recently arrived from Jamaica, fleeing for his life after an assassination attempt at his home in December 1976.  He is also there to finalize Exodus, the album that will break The… Continue Reading