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Third World Band, Swing Magazine, 1975

An interesting look at the Third World Band in 1975, who have landed the gig of opening for the rocketing Bob Marley and the Wailers at London’s Lyceum Theatre.  The shows will go down as perhaps the greatest live performances… Continue Reading

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‘Bob Marley Live in Kingston 1970-71,’ or is it?

So here is one of those vexing things.  I’m in my local record store picking up a special order of classic vinyl cuts, and I see a CD that catches the eye:  ‘BOB MARLEY LIVE.’  It was cheap so I… Continue Reading

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“Kinky Reggae,” Lyceum Theatre, London, 1975 (Tuff Gong 7″ vinyl)

  Included here is Bob Marley and the Wailers performance of “Kinky Reggae.”  This tune was performed along with the set that was included on the landmark ‘Live’ 1975 album – the album that put Island into the black and… Continue Reading

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Who Feels It, Slays It: Bob Marley and the Wailers Live at the Lyceum 1975 (PART II)

This is Part II of a 2 part post about Bob Marley and the Wailers‘ performance at the Lyceum Ballroom on July 17th and 18th 1975. In this post I am sharing press clippings and additional media related to Bob Marley… Continue Reading

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Light As A Feather, Heavy Like Lead

This interview finds Bob Marley being torn almost to shreds by adoring fans at The Lyceum; dancing in a London club with a towel draped around his neck like a boxer; fielding questions about former band members Peter Tosh and… Continue Reading