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Wailers, The

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The Wailers: Catch A Fire (Island)

Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 29 March 1973

SOME TIME during the coming summer, Reggae will become a vital force in pop music — perhaps, for a while at least, the force. For those who ...

The Wailers: Catch A Fire

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, May 1973

AFTER ALL THESE veers, a new Wailers' LP! But wait, Catch A Fire doesn't have anything to do with those soggy Seattle-ites who rocked hot ...

The Wailers: Speakeasy, London

Live Review by Danny Holloway, New Musical Express, 26 May 1973

IF YOU FOUND the Wailers' debut Island album, Catch A Fire, an uncomfortable sidestep to your usual tastes, I'd strongly advise you to witness a ...

The Wailers: the Matrix, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 30 October 1973

Reggae — active and complex ...

Peter Tosh: The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 28 August 1976

'Legalise it' says roots rock reggae hero Pete Tosh 'Yeah!' says Sounds gal VIVIEN GOLDMAN 'Evenin' all' says the man from the drugs squad ...

Reggae: Can The Beat Go On?

Comment by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 27 September 1987

THE DEATH OF Peter Tosh, gunned down Sept 11 at his Kingston, Jamaica, home during an apparent robbery, is only the latest tragedy in the ...

Peter Tosh: 'Volatile'

Obituary by Lloyd Bradley, Q, November 1987

Bitter, violent, a few bricks short of the load, Peter Tosh was a hard man to love. Lloyd Bradley investigates the gangland connections that resulted ...

A Wailer Surfaces to Claim Reggae's Crown

Interview by Mark Cooper, The Guardian, 26 August 1988

After Marley, what price reggae? Mark Cooper on Bunny Wailer's musical crusade ...

The Wailers: Burnin’ (Deluxe Edition) (Tuff Gong/Island)

Review and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, January 2005

CATCH A FIRE set the world alight but Burnin’ got it blazing. By the time Eric Clapton took the album’s ‘I Shot the Sheriff’ to ...

see also Bob Marley & the Wailers


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