From this weekend in 1978, Bob and band are joined in a special guest appearance by founding Wailers member Peter Tosh during a show at the Starlite Bowl Amphitheater in Burbank, CA from the Kaya tour! #todayinbobslife
Today we celebrate the 125th #EARTHSTRONG of the King of kings, Lord of lords, Conquering Lion of the tribe of Judah, Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, RASTAFARI! Forever in our hearts and minds. 🙏🏾👑🦁🇪🇹
This week (July 18-23) in 1973, Bob & The Wailers close out the Catch A Fire Tour with a 6-show run at Max's Kansas City nightclub in New York City, opening up for "The Boss" Bruce Springsteen, and by all accounts, stealing the show. #todayinbobslife
"Herb is the next herb that people gon' use. It's like how people use tomatoes, them use parsley, them use all sorts of herbs. Well this herb is for the healing of the nation." Marley Natural #marleynatural
Bob's legendary two-night run at the Lyceum Theatre in London continues today during the 1975 Natty Dread tour! It was on this night that the iconic live version of "No Woman No Cry" was recorded. #todayinbobslife . 📷s by Dennis Morris, Adrian Boot, Kate Simon & others.
The U.K. leg of the #NattyDread tour begins today in 1975 with a now-legendary 2 show run at the Lyceum Theatre in #London! #todayinbobslife . It from these concerts (mainly today's) that the Live! album was created and released later that year. 🎧 hyperurl.co/BM_live . 📷s by Dennis Morris & others.
"Bob has changed my life for the best. He taught me we are all one people, whatever colour or race we are, in the eyes of the Almighty God. He has continuously inspired me and given me strength. I give thanks and praise for the message he shared with us through his music." – Isaac Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
Staying in London at the end of the European leg of the Uprising tour, Bob & The Wailers meet up with British reggae/pop artist Eddy Grant and friends at a gym in Hammersmith for a football scrimmage on July 16th, 1980. #todayinbobslife
#Repost Ziggy Marley: exodus last night in #Connecticut the audio quality isn't good but you get the picture 😉 #vibe. #exodus40 . Listen to Ziggy's 40th anniversary restatement version of the 'Exodus' album today at smarturl.it/exodus40
“A lot of people ask me why I come to America when I can do very well in Jamaica. My answer is that I want to spread peace and help others. We want to show that the world can get along very well without war, that humans must appreciate others as humans, not by race or religion.” #bobmarleyquotes