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International Year Of The Rasta Child

It is 1979 and Bob Marley and the Wailers are back from their tour of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the U.S. to play Reggae Sunsplash in July and a benefit at the National Arena to honor the International Year of the Rasta Child on Friday, August 18,...
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The Wailers Play Plaza De Toros, Ibiza, June 28, 1978

From http://blog.ibizasocial.com: JUNE 28, 1978. The old bullring of Ibiza was rammed to the rafters with people coming to dance to the reggae beats of Bob Marley & The Wailers.  Today, 34 years later, there are still many Ibicencos who remember the sight of Marley’s dreadlocks shaking around on stage...
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Midnight Dread

I am pleased to announce that the Midnight Raver Blog has teamed with DJ and noted reggae historian and archivist Doug Wendt AKA “Midnight Dread” to share select items from his vast archive which actually predate the Rastafari and reggae movement of the 1970’s.  These items include rare...
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Kingston Roots

I highly recommend that you visit the KINGSTON ROOTS blog.  I don’t know who runs it, but he shares TONS and TONS of rare, out-of-print, C-label reggae.  These are records you’ve probably never seen, and you will probably never see them again, as most were released by “fly-by-night”...
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Bob Marley’s Last Interview with Jay Strausser

Interview with Bob Marley Jay Strausser of WRUV Burlington, VT conducted what would be his last interview with Bob Marley on November 5, 1980 for his Trench Town Rock radio program. Only days before he boarded his flight to Germany for alternative treatment for his terminal cancer Bob...
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The Heart of the Congos

If you were to ask me, outside of Bob Marley and the Wailers, who is your favorite roots reggae collective?  I would have to say “Well, The Congos of course.” In my opinion, The Congos are the most spiritual of the acts that came out of that “golden...
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