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Top 8 Bob Marley Live Performances & Audio Recordings

Top 8 Bob Marley Live Performances & Audio Recordings

Bob Marley is one of the best live concert performer is the history of popular music. His stage performances were described as mesmerizing, spellbinding and captivating. Here is a sample of some of his most important history making performances.

(1) Bob Marley &The Wailers performing “Rat Race” live in Exeter 1973,

(2) Bob Marley – Live In Rockpalast, Dortmund (Full Concert) – 1980

(3) Bob Marley & The Wailers, Amandla Concert at Harvard Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, (1979-07-21) was staged to benefit the ongoing liberation struggles in South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe against Apartheid and white oppression.  Featured were Eddie Palmieri, Patti Labelle, master drummer Olatunji and human rights activist Dick Gregory


(4) Bob Marley & The Wailers ✡ “Smile Jamaica concert” (1976-12-05) was schedule National Hero’s, Park Kingston, Jamaica to quell the escalating political violence between warring gangs aligned to the two political parties Jamaica Labor Party & the Peoples National Party. The concert was held days after Bob and Rita Marley was shot in an assassination attempt on his life at his 56 Hope Road home. Marley went in exile immediately after the concert.

(5) One Love Peace Concert (Heartland Reggae) ✡ The National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica-1978-04-22- After two years of exile Marley’s returned home to perform for the peace treaty between warring political gangs.

(6) Bob Marley and the Wailers: Live! At the Rainbow 1977-This was the follow up to his breakout concert 1975. The live recording was released as ‘Bob Marley Live’ on Island Records

(7) 1980-04-19 ✡ Bob Marley & The Wailers ✡ Rufaro Stadium, Salisbury, Zimbabwe Bob Marley was invited by the government of Zimbabwe government perform at the inauguration of Zimbabwe as sovereign nation after the white supremacist Government of Ian Smith’s Rhodesia was defeated i

(8) Bob Marley Manhattan Center, New York, NY, USA June 21, 1975

Bob Marley, and the Wailers documentaries and audio concerts

Bob Marley “The best of his early years” 2hrs 45 minutes of pure reggae music (HQ Audio)

Bob Marley “Come Along Way” NW Zealand 1979, Dylan Tate

Bob Marley Interviewed by Gil Noble –

Caribbean Night “ Trench Town Two Ghetto Documentary

Bob was Burnin’ and Lootin’ at the Leeds Polytechnic in England during the Burnin’ tour.-audio

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Stan Evan Smith

Senior Editor and North East Media Coordinator for Jamaicans.com