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The Money Behind ‘Legalize It’

The following article about a new Lee Jaffe book was published in Barbados Nation five days ago.  Jaffe played an instrumental role in Bob Marley and the Wailers from 1973-1975, even playing on several well-known hits (“3 O’ Clock Road Block” and “Talkin’ Blues”) and performing live with...
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Album Pick of the Week: ‘Legalize It’ by Peter Tosh

This week’s album selection is, in my humble opinion, the best-produced reggae album ever recorded.  That is a bold statement when one considers the quality of the albums recorded by each of the three Wailers members.  When I interviewed Bob Marley & the Wailers’ guitarist Al Anderson last...
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Lee Jaffe ‘Legalize It’ Exhibition Takes L.A.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEE JAFFE “LEGALIZE IT” September 8 – October 6, 2012 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, September 8   from 7 to 10 PM Dem Passwords is pleased to present, “Legalize It,” a photo and video exhibition by Lee Jaffe.   Bronx born Jaffe’s narrative unfolds out of...
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Peter Tosh: Reclaiming A Wailer

I have included a NPR podcast titled “Reclaiming A Wailer” and a Jamaica Gleaner article that discusses the recording of Tosh’s seminal debut album “Legalize It.” [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/48152276″ iframe=”true” /] Jamaica Gleaner May 9, 1975 Photo by Lee Jaffe www.leejaffe.com
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