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The Wailers Live, Edmonton, 1973 (Rare Video)

Today we revisit a post from 2015 which finds The Wailers performing at a reggae festival in Edmonton, 1973.  It is their first televised live performance.   MELODY MAKER, DECEMBER 1, 1973 While the biggest news item here is the fact that Sha Na Na was saved from...
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The Wailers Tuff Gong Sessions 1970/1971

Included here are early Wailers studio recordings from the years 1970 and 1971.  These were pivotal years for Bob Marley, Neville Livingston, and Peter Tosh – The Wailing Wailers. Marley has been in the music hustle full-time now for eight solid years, having laid down his first four recordings...
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Peter Tosh: the Stepping Razor still cuts deep in Jamaica

by Vivien Goldman The Guardian April 20, 2016 Honouring a founder member of the original Wailers trio, along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailers, today is Jamaica’s second official International Peter Tosh Day. The revisionist ironies in that simple phrase recall those of punk’s current lauding by the...
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The Wailers live at Max’s Kansas City, NYC, July 1973

From July 18-21, 1973, the Wailers played a four-night run opening for a young and emerging talent from Asbury Park, NJ, Bruce Springsteen.  Included here are reviews of those shows published in various sources.  Also included is an audio recording of these performances. Bend Down Low Lively Up...
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Wailers live at Lancaster University 1973

Included here is a review of The Wailers’ live performance at Lancaster University, UK, 1973.  The Wailers were in the UK on their first proper tour to promote the Catch A Fire album and they hit Lancaster on April 28, 1973.  The Melody Maker’s David Milton was there...
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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Reggae Sunsplash, 1979

Included here is a most excellent audio recording of Bob Marley and the Wailers performing live at Reggae Sunsplash, Jarrett Park, Montego Bay, JA on July 7, 1979.  Also included here is journalist Vivien Goldman’s report from the concert festival titled “After The Flood,” which appeared in the...
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Wailers tickets giveaway!

There is no better place in the Delmarva to see a reggae show than the State Theater in Falls Church, VA.  This is why I was glad to see that The Wailers will once again bless the State on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. Thanks to the great folks...
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A rare look inside Studio One (w/ photos)

PLUS A RARE INTERVIEW WITH CLEMENT “COXSONE” DODD, REGGAE DIRECTORY NEWS! For those who don’t know, something huge is happening in reggae right now. For the first time in history, Studio One has made many of its classic recordings available by direct electronic download! During my recent trip...
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