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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 emailed to me by a Rolling Stones fan who...
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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, and recently interviewed him for more than an...
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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 artists in such a way that no one...
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Back-A-Yaad With Bob Marley: Interview 1979

Bob Marley 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 Goldman is, without a doubt,...
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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 September 3, 1977-the year of the punk.  It...
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