Peter Tosh Museum opens today

Peter Tosh Museum opens today

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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PRIME Minister Andrew Holness will be the guest speaker at the official opening today of the Peter Tosh Museum at the Pulse Centre, Trafalgar Road, St Andrew.

The museum is opening its doors on the 72nd anniversary of Tosh’s birth, and five weeks after the 29th anniversary of his murder at the hands of robbers at his home in Barbican.

According to the chairman of Pulse, Kingsley Cooper, when the museum officially opens its doors, Jamaicans and visitors from around the world will be able to see a large collection of never-before-seen Tosh memorabilia.

"Visitors will also be able to relive aspects of the non-conformist, futuristic and abundantly creative Tosh experience, through sizzling audio and video recordings featuring the superstar, as well as iconic artefacts, including his M16 guitar and beloved unicycle that became one of his favourite means of transportation. Also available will be exclusive merchandise for sale to the public," a release from Pulse said.

The museum is a joint-venture collaboration between the Peter Tosh Estate, Pulse Investments Ltd, and Marlene Brown, Tosh’s spouse, who was also shot and injured during the tragic incident at their home in 1987.

Tosh was born on October 19, 1944 in Westmoreland. He moved to Kingston in 1959 and settled in Trench Town, where he eventually teamed with the late reggae icon, Bob Marley, and fellow reggae star Bunny ‘Wailer’ Livingston to form the Wailers, which eventually became the biggest reggae band in the world.

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