The Wailers Live at Sundown, Edmonton, June 3, 1973

Here is a great review of The Wailers performance at Sundown, Edmonton, June 3, 1973, a performance that was broadcast on the BBC.  The review was published in Melody Maker on June 9, 1973. Slave Driver/Get Up, Stand Up Get… Continue Reading


Pick of the Week: Peter Tosh Live and Dangerous (Boston, 1976)

One of my very favorite Tosh performances, and one of the best live reggae recordings I’ve ever heard, the intro jamdown clocks in at over 5:00 and is pure vibe and genius – the best opening to any Tosh show, period.  I assume… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers: Live Uptown Theater, Chicago, IL, November 1979

Included here is rare video footage Bob Marley and the Wailers’ performance at Chicago’s Uptown Theater on November 13, 1979 during the Survival Tour. We are also blessed to have friend of the blog “Pappa Dave” share his memories and photos… Continue Reading


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


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


Stephen Marley, Live Oak, FL, April 14, 2011

“He would say music is serious and if you’re not serious, better you go study to be a doctor.” —Stephen Marley recalling his father’s advice CLICK TO READ ON ISSU Today I’m sharing a superb sounding Stephen Marley show from… Continue Reading


The Wailers Live at Paul’s Mall, June 25, 1975

Bob Marley & The Wailers Paul’s Mall, Boston June 25, 1975 1. Trenchtown Rock 2. Concrete Jungle 3. Rebel Music 4. No Woman No Cry 5. Natty Dread 6. Get Up, Stand Up 7. Kinky Reggae 8. Stir It Up… Continue Reading


Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Live in Los Angeles, May 1987

This legendary Melody Makers show was recorded during the Conscious Party tour in May 1987.  The soundboard recording is presented here is of excellent quality.  The Melody Makers perform tracks from the Conscious Party album and also cover their father’s… Continue Reading


Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers Live at Kentish Town and Country Club 1990

This show is from a special SiriusXM radio broadcast on June 16, 2012.  I could not locate a review of the Melody Makers’ show at the Town and Country Club, however, I did include a review of one of their… Continue Reading


Peter Tosh: Reggae Sunsplash III, July 2-5, Ranny Williams Entertainment Center, Kingston, Jamaica

Held July 2-5, 1980 at the at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Center, Kingston, Jamaica Reggae Sunsplash III takes the Sunsplash franchise to another level. The concert is being held a few short months prior to a General Election, and the… Continue Reading