Midnight Dread Top Six ‘Unreleased’ Bob Marley & Wailers Live Videos

For my extra special contribution to the Midnight Raver Millennial Posts Musical Stampede I and I offer this tough and tight quick list / long view of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ most amazing performances captured live (outside of One… Continue Reading


Survival Rehearsal Recordings, 1979

Originally slated to be titled Black Survival, Survival is an album with an outwardly militant theme which explores the themes of black nationalism, Pan-African solidarity, and injustice at all levels. Marley took a great risk in releasing such a politically… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers Rehearsal at Tuff Gong, 1980

Here you will see some amazing film of Bob Marley and the Wailers rehearsing for the Uprising tour at Tuff Gong studios in 1980.  The footage was recorded for a JBC documentary produced by Mr. Dermot Hussey.  It is truly… Continue Reading


Stephen Marley In Rehearsal, 56 Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica, January 13, 2012

Big up to my good friend Nico Monfraix for tracking this down!  Stephen Marley rehearsing “Selassie Is The Chapel” at 56 Hope Road.  Brutal!


Bob Marley: ‘Bronx Jam Session’ Tape (1968)

BOB MARLEY ‘BRONX JAM’ AUDIO CASSETTE TAPE OF NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD RECORDINGS 1968 Today I share with you a tape that was auctioned at Christie’s on December 20, 2002 for $26,290.  This is as raw as it gets.  Marley, a guitar, and… Continue Reading


Bob Marley: The Essex House Interviews

The Essex House Hotel is a luxury hotel located on 160 Central Park South in Manhattan. It was a favorite of Bob Marley’s when staying in New York, as he stayed there for extended periods in 978 and 1980. Opened… Continue Reading


Rare Marley and Tosh Acoustic Jam Session, 56 Hope Road, 1973

Today I am sharing a rare jam session featuring Bob Marley and Peter Tosh circa 1973.  This jam session, recorded by Wailers’ member Lee Jaffe, is one of many that occur at the Island House at 56 Hope Road in… Continue Reading