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Judy Mowatt: I-Three with a Message

Carol Cooper, Musician, October 1983

WHEN PETER Tosh briefly joined Judy Mowatt on stage towards the end of her New York debut at First City, it felt for a moment as if the Wailers were miraculously whole again. Bunny might have been in Jamaica and Bob in Zion, but Sister Judy and Peter sang 'One Love' as if they had written it. The capacity crowd got a taste of the impromptu professionalism that only veterans of the notorious Jamaican studio system can deliver.

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