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Bob Marley, Wailers play Roots Rock Reggae Fest 1979

plus Bob, Seeco footballing in New Zealand! Along with Bob Marley, other reggae superstars like Third World, Burning Spear, Ras Michael and Sons of Negus, Hortense Ellis, Jah Youth, Kiddus I, and Gregory Isaacs gather for a two-day music extravaganza at Kingston’s National Arena on September 22nd and...
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Yabby You ‘Beware Dub’ (Vivian Jackson)

Here we have another outstanding effort from the great Vivian Jackson AKA “Yabby You.”  The album was released in 1978 and then re-issued twice:  once in 1991 on the ROIR label, and again in 1992 on Randall Grass’s Shanachie label. Jackson was born in the Waterhouse district of...
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Reminder: Support Cedella Marley’s CHO! 4 CHARITY

Cedella marley has been very supportive of what we do here at MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG.  This is why we are proud to support her CHO! 4 CHARITY campaign, which is vital to the survival and growth of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital. CHO! 4 CHARITY is a holiday fundraising campaign aimed at raising money...
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Pick of the Week: Yabba Youth ‘Chant Down Babylon Kingdom’

1. Yabba Youth – Walls Of Jerusalem/Jerusalem In Dub 2. Yabba Youth – Chant Down Babylon Kingdom/Historians Dub 3. Yabba Youth – See Them A Walk/Theodore Dub 4. Yabba Youth – King Pharoah/Ainash Nubia Dub 5. Yabba Youth – Sufferation/Shimezana Region In Dub 6. Yabba Youth – Black Man’s Land/Untitled...
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“Brother Georgie” and Balie Reid

“And then Georgie would make the fire light, Log wood burnin’ through the night.”                                                      “No Woman, No Cry” So I received the coolest gift from Roger Steffens today.  It’s not often that he shares his archives anymore as he has been burned by far too many...
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