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Bob Marley & the Wailers Rehearsal, Tuff Gong, 1979

Here is a great tape featuring Bob Marley and the Wailers in rehearsal at Tuff Gong Studios 1979.  Listen closely to “Zimbabwe” where you can hear the random people hanging at the studio sing along with Bob.  Also, the 21-minute “Ride Natty Ride” is timeless.  My favorite rehearsal...
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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 riot, and it is the first and only...
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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 1974, he and his girlfriend went to see...
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Bob Marley Interviews, Essex House 1980

Interview by Professor Anita Waters Interview and Acoustic Jam Session with Earl Chin of Rockers T.V. September 18, 1980 One thing that this blog has been great for is relating archived interviews with Bob Marley to the fans of my website www.marleyarchives.com.  These interviews are just sitting out...
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