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Taxi Special: Gregory Isaacs “Soon Forward” plus Black Echoes w/ Sly Dunbar!

I cannot say enough about the stuff that Peter van Arnhem has been sharing lately from his collection.  Nothing but heavy 7″s and vintage Black Echoes articles.  Thanks to Peter and Glen Lockley the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG is the ONLY… Continue Reading

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Black Echoes magazine (February 14, 1976)

MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG’S co-editors Glen Lockley and Peter van Arnhem have shared with all of us their own very rare personal copies of Black Echoes magazine.  Black Echoes was a popular black music and culture magazine which is no longer… Continue Reading

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“Fools Die for Want of Wisdom:” Peter Tosh, NME, July 4, 1981

Here is an article/interview with Peter Tosh which appeared in New Musical Express on July 4, 1981.  Peter had just performed at London’s famed Rainbow Theatre on June 30, 1981, and the performance was getting good reviews in the press. … Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh: “Can’t Blame The Youth” campaign!

The Estate of Peter Tosh is running a campaign via social media platforms.  The 4 part campaign is under the banner of “Can’t Blame The Youth.” 1) Submissions: Fans from all over the world can submit their ideas to improve their… Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh: Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, August 3, 1983

On August 3, 1983, Peter Tosh w/Word, Sound, and Power joined Talking Heads and Stevie Ray Vaughan on The Police’s historic and record-setting Synchronicity tour, opening for the English trio in front of 30,000+at Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec. Here is… Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh and Heavy Manners

Throughout the early 80’s Chicago-based ska/punk/new wave outfit Heavy Manners built a huge cult following in Chicago and the Midwest opening shows for The English Beat, The Clash, Third World, Jimmy Cliff, and Peter Tosh among others. They opened a… Continue Reading

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New Tosh Tour Date Documented!

From the included article published in the Saskatoon Phoenix on August 21, 1982, you can see that the paper advertises a Peter Tosh/Jimmy Cliff show on September 3, 1982 at the Saskatoon Centennial Auditorium.

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KAZO’S Peter Tosh Black Vinyl Collection

The KAZO Peter Tosh Black Vinyl Collection features the very best sources for 7′ and/or 12′ singles, sometimes complemented with some additional issued vinyl takes. Priority has been given to lossless tracks, however few lossy ones have been selected when they really… Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh Interview: Modern Recording and Music, 1983

Included here is a profile and interview of Peter Tosh by Jeff Tamarkin which was published in the February 1983 issue of Modern Recording and Music magazine.  Give thanks to Midnight Raver Blog contributor Timos Klingman for sharing the article. CLICK THE ARTICLE IMAGE… Continue Reading