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‘Salute Di General’: Biggz General drops long-awaited mixtape

 I first heard about BIGGZ GENERAL through one of the reggae blogs that read, the Jah Blem Musik blog.  BIGGZ GENERAL is the latest from a long line of multi-talented musicians and performers going back to the greatest musician and performer… Continue Reading

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ZM&MM “When The Light Gone Out”/”Version” (Alternate Mix)

I’m sharing with you a rare alternate mix of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers’ “When The Light Gone Out,” a stunning track off my favorite ZM&MM album ‘ONE BRIGHT DAY.  I’ve heaped so much praise on their first 2… Continue Reading

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Tix for Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers, The Wailers California shows via Midnight Dread

for Bob Marley’s birthday today here’s this scan from my Midnight Dread collection of personally used tix & passes for various Wailers related California shows including Bob at the Paramount in Oakland 1976; at the Greek Theatre UC Berkeley 1978… Continue Reading

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Raver Reviews: Ziggy Marley Live in Concert

While I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of conscious reggae album releases in 2012, even stunned by Midnite’s Children of Jah (an album I picked as the best of the year, I must say that it is Ziggy Marley’s Live… Continue Reading

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Ziggy Marley “Exodus” 7 inch vinyl single (7 Star Riddim)

So I just got this Ziggy Marley 7″, well actually the 7″ has Sizzla on Side A and Ziggy Marley on the flip.  This DJ 7 Star riddim is so heavy (some may recognize it from Alpha Blondy’s “Jerusalem,” albeit with… Continue Reading

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Ziggy Marley Rare Video “What A Plot”

Great rare video clip of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers performing “What A Plot”  at Reggae Sunsplash 1983.  Talent for days… Also included is a performance of “Children Playing In The Streets” by a very young group of Melody Makers. … Continue Reading

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Rare Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers Performance

Tribute to Bob Marley Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers Live in Villa Borghese Roma, Italy June 26, 1991 “Ma Booker Intro” “We Propose” “What Conquers Defeat” “Rat Race” “Get Up, Stand Up” “Who Will Be There”

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The Evolution of “Rainbow Country”

Written by Bob Marley and produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry using a primitive rhythm box during the period from 1968-1972, “Rainbow Country” is one of Bob’s best.  “Rainbow Country” is one of the first recorded tunes to use a primitive… Continue Reading

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Stephen Marley Live at Festival Mundial, Netherlands, June 17, 2012

“Chase Dem” “No Cigarette Smoking” Ras Mikeyy (World-A-Reggae) interviews Stephen Marley Visit my man Ras Mikeyy at Lionface Radio!

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Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Live in Los Angeles, May 1987

This legendary Melody Makers show was recorded during the Conscious Party tour in May 1987.  The soundboard recording is presented here is of excellent quality.  The Melody Makers perform tracks from the Conscious Party album and also cover their father’s… Continue Reading