Tag: Madison Square Garden

Peter Tosh, Mystic Man, NYC 1979

Here we have an excerpt from an interview with Patrick Carr of the Village Voice.  The interview was conducted in September 1979 in New York Shitty during the Mystic Man tour.  Tosh is in town to play a date at The Bottom Line on September 16th and Madison Square Garden on September 22nd as part […]

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Peter Tosh Live at “No Nukes” 1979

Rare live performance by Peter at the star-studded M– USE “No Nukes” concert at Madison Square Garden on September 22, 1979. MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG co-editor Fred “Reggaelover” P has great information on HIS SITE about this show. 1. Introduction 2. 400 Years 3. Steppin Razor 4. African 5. Bush Doctor 6. Don’t Look Back 7. […]

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Bob Marley: Better Off Dread

As we continue to share with you articles documenting the life of Bob Marley, I am pleased to report that I finally got my hands on a near-mint copy of the Smash Hits issue which was published on August 7, 1980.   The interview occurs just one month prior to The Wailers’ two-night billing with The Commodores at […]

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Marley, Wailers dropped from NYC reggae fest, September 1973

It is September 1973 and The Wailers are slated to play a reggae festival hosted at Madison Square Garden’s Felt Forum along with a host of other struggling artists from the Island.  This article from Variety published September 19, 1973 is confirmation that The Wailers never played that date, as they were dropped due to visa issues.

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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Madison Square Garden, 1978

Here is a review of the MSG 1978 show from Billboard Magazine July 8, 1978.  Shared by my good friend Fred at http://voiceofthesufferers.free.fr/. CLICK HERE to download the MSG 1978 show.  

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Bob Marley presented with UN Peace Medal, 1978

  The United Nations’ Peace Medal of the Third World was given to Bob Marley on June 15, 1978. in New York City. The late singer and songwriter earned this distinction for his courageous work appealing for justice and peace during a time of political unrest in Jamaica. He is bestowed the award by the […]

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The Neverending Wailers Demo feat. Junior Braithwaite and Andrew Tosh

The Never Ending Wailers is an album of restructured classics that Bunny Wailer initiated with Peter Tosh in the early eighties. Tosh was tragically murdered in 1987, but the project was completed over seven years. Junior Braithwaite, the original Wailers’ lead vocalist, and Peter’s son Andrew Tosh participated in the recording of the album.  Although […]

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Bob Marley ‘Like It Is’: Interview with Gil Noble 1980

Today I share with you an interview from Bob’s last tour of the United States in September 1980.  He appeared on “Like It Is” with Gil Noble.  Gil Noble is an American television reporter and interviewer. He was the producer and host of New York City television station WABC-TV‘s weekly, “Like It Is”.  The program […]

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Bob Marley Upstages The Commodores

The purpose of the blog is to add to the archive of legendary roots reggae artists by profiling shows, interviews, writings, appearances, and the like. This week, we find Bob Marley and the Wailers on the North American leg of their 1980 tour.  It is September 1980, and they are playing two shows with The Commodores at […]

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