Rastaman Vibration Trivia

Saturday, January 23, 2016

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* Several musicians who played on Rastaman Vibration are not credited. They include saxophonist Tommy McCook on Roots, Rock, Reggae.


* American guitarist Donald Kinsey worked on the album, overdubbing his parts on Johnny Was and Roots, Rock, Reggae at Criteria Studio in Miami.


* American soul group Little Anthony and The Imperials opened for Marley on the Toronto leg of the tour.


* When Marley and the Wailers performed at Ninian Park in Cardiff, Wales, in June 1976, watching the show was Robert Plant, lead singer of Led Zeppelin.


* 1976 was a busy year for Marley. He and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry co-produced American singer Martha Velez’s album, Escape From Babylon, at Perry’s Black Ark studio in Kingston.


* That year, two former Wailers released albums: Bunny Wailer’s Blackheart Man came out on Island Records; Peter Tosh’s Legalize It was distributed by Columbia Records.

   

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