Augustus Pablo: Charing Cross, London, 1985

It’s December 1985 and Augustus Pablo is double-billed along with Junior Delgado and Delroy Williams at the Astoria Theatre in the Charing Cross area of London. ____________________ Augustus Pablo Live at Charing Cross, Astoria, London 1985 by Jah Raver on Mixcloud… Continue Reading


“A Man For All Reasoning” by Neil Spencer, New Musical Express, May 16, 1981

Published just 6 days following Bob Marley’s passing, this fitting tribute by Neil Spencer hits hard and heavy.  I include it primarily because of the photo, a publicity photo for the “Catch A Fire” album, which is one of my… Continue Reading


ASWAD Complete BBC Sessions

In the US we call something this good 3xdope.  2 straight hours of ASWAD.  Crisp and clean.  Enjoy! And here is a great interview that Amy “Night Nurse” Wachtel did with ASWAD in 1988.  The article was published in Reggae… Continue Reading


‘Burnin’ With Marley’ (Melody Maker, December 1, 1973)

Over the next several weeks we will explore the press coverage given to The Wailers’ first 2 tours through the UK, both occuring in 1973, by music journals such as Melody Maker and New Musical Express (NME). Here is an… Continue Reading