Included here with this post are several peculiar things. First up a Jah Raver EXCLUSIVE! As we celebrate Lee “Scratch” Perry’s 80th birthday this month, today we share an unreleased studio rehearsal tape. Simply titled “Scratch Rehearsal,” the tape was… Continue Reading
Here is an interesting clipping fom the August 20, 1979 issue of the Gleaner.
This blog survives day-to-day because of the brilliant work of others. Vivienne Goldman documented the Wailers like nobody else did. She was able to do this because she was part of Bob’s circle of friends. She lived it. Endless bus… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Today I am sharing a rare jam session featuring Bob Marley and Peter Tosh circa 1973. This jam session, recorded by Wailers’ member Lee Jaffe, is one of many that occur at the Island House at 56 Hope Road in… Continue Reading
*Please stay posted to the Midnight Raver Blog. I am working on Part II which will be thoroughly researched, detailed, and include press documents, photos, and a lossless (FLAC) file of Marley’s performance. It is February 26, 1978 and Bob… Continue Reading
Martha Velez is an American actress and singer of Puerto Rican descent, probably best known for her performance in the Broadway musical “Hair”. In May 1975 she travels to Jamaica for three weeks to record with reggae star Bob Marley.… Continue Reading