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Tosh, Kansas open Stones show in Cleveland, July 1, 1978

Peter Tosh and Kansas open for the Rolling Stones on the Some Girls tour at Cleveland Stadium (now Progressive Park) on Saturday, July 1, 1978. The review of the show was published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Sunday, July 2,… Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh Interview w/ Vivien Goldman, December 1978

MELODY MAKER, DECEMBER 9, 1978 Amazing, in-depth interview with our friend Vivien Goldman that was published in the December 9, 1978 issue of Melody Maker.  This is probably the most in-depth interview Peter gave, in my opinion. The photo was… Continue Reading

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‘Smile, you’re in Jamaica’

Included here are some interesting press archives and a short, unreleased documentary profiling the Smile Jamaica concert.  Incidentally, the documentary, as well as the concert footage, was directed by Bob’s then-publicist, Jeff Walker.  Jeff is photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker’s husband.  I know Jeff,… Continue Reading

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“Exodus: Movement Of Jah People”

Profile and Interview by Vivien Goldman Photographs from the 1977 Exodus Tour I seem to be sharing a lot of Vivien Goldman on this blog.  It’s not by design.  Vivien just found a way to present reggae music and its… Continue Reading

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Back-A-Yaad With Bob Marley: Interview 1979

Today I share with you another brilliant piece by noted music journalist Vivien Goldman.  This interview with Bob Marley was conducted at Marley’s home at 56 Hope Road.  The interview was initially published in Melody Maker on August 11, 1979. Vivien… Continue Reading

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The Mighty Diamonds: ‘Sweet Reggae Music’ at the One Love Peace Concert

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing various performances from the historic One Love Peace Concert which took place on April 22, 1978.  Give thanks to my good friend Dubwise Garage for coming through with the audio. Today… Continue Reading

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Jah Punk: New Wave Digs Reggae by Vivien Goldman

As a bookend to an exciting week of Marley-related posts, I leave you with one of my favorite articles by noted journalist and Wailers superfan and biographer Vivien Goldman.  “Jah Punk: New Wave Digs Reggae” was published in Sounds on… Continue Reading