Tuesday, September 11

Peter Tosh!

On this day in 1987 Peter Tosh was gunned down in his own Jamaican home by a group of thieves, along with DJs Doc Brown and Jeff "Free I" Dixon. Tosh, a founding member of The Wailers will be awarded the Jamaican Order of Merit this coming October, the nation's fourth highest honor. When I was in high school I wore out my VHS copy of Captured Live, below is one of my favorite tracks from the video, Rastafarian Is:


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