Good Morning, Reggaeologists (that’s a new one). Today brings us a great live performance by The Wailers, and some other great stuff.
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. Bob Marley & The Wailers Live at The Roxy, West Hollywood, CA May 26, 1976
Today we get some reggae on with The Legend himself, live from The Roxy. Marley was a pioneer in reggae music, fusing it with ska and rocksteady. He had his own distinctive singing and songwriting style.
3:00 p.m. Sam Cooke at The Harlem Square Club, Miami, Florida, January 12, 1963
Sam Cooke was a singer-songwriter who was one of the most influential soul artists of all time. He joined the Soul Stirrers as a vocalist in the early fifties, but went solo in 1957 and is responsible for a string of hits including A Change is Gonna’ Come, Bring It On Home To Me, Cupid, Twistin’ The Night Away, and Chain Gang. During his eight-year career, he released 29 singles that charted in Billboard’s Top 40, and 20 which charted in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Black Singles chart.
7:00 p.m. Badass Guitarists, Volume Two: Various Artists
As promised, we bring you volume two of this playlist tonight. In this volume, you’ll hear the handiwork of Albert Lee (The Hot Band), Duane Allman, Mike Campbell, George Harrison, Brian May, Andrew Gold, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Taj Mahal, Neil Young, Jerry Garcia, John Fogerty, Dickie Betts, David Gilmour and more!
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