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
Here is a long out-of-print vinyl LP for your listening enjoyment. The entire EXODUS album in dub. As good a dub record of these legendary tunes as you will find, however, falling way short of the originals, Exodus in Dub… Continue Reading
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
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
Here is an article by Robin Denselman which was published in The Guardian on May 30, 1977.
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
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
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
Dubwise Garage is back on the blog circuit after a short respite. He comes correct too, sharing with us a rare dub LP – CHALAWA Exodus Dub. You need to grab it in lossless (FLAC) while you can! Sky Note… Continue Reading
The following is the final in a 5-part series on Bob Marley published in the New York Times Magazine and The Jamaica Gleaner on October 3, 1977.