Augustus Pablo “Southwest of Rhodesia” / “Unknown” 7-inch Vinyl (United Sounds)

First, check my good friend’s blog EatWhatsOnYourPlateDC to read about my historic visit to the Churchkey in downtown Washington, DC, a city I normally avoid like the plague.  My own personal Babylon.  Hell on earth.  A toilet filled with all… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers: Zimbabwe 1980

In April 1980, Bob Marley and the Wailers traveled to Zimbabwe (former Rhodesia) to perform before honored guests, including Prince Charles, and the people of Rhodesia to celebrate Zimbabwe’s Independence from British colonial rule. It was a concert which endured a… Continue Reading


Sir Rodigan Meets Marley

In 1980, English radio DJ and self-described reggae junky David Rodigan interviews Bob Marley upon his return from performing at the Zimbabwe Independence Celebrations in Rhodesia.  As journalist Nazma Muller describes, it’s an interview 6 years in the making. In… Continue Reading