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Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh © Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis
Born: Oct 19, 1944 in Westmoreland, Jamaica
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Died: Sep 11, 1987 in Kingston, Jamaica
Genre: World
Biography: Singer, musician, composer, and rebel Peter Tosh cut a swathe through the Jamaican musical scene, both as a founding member of the Wailers and as a solo artist. He toured with the Rolling Stones and had an international hit with a duet with Mick Jagger, then toured again to equally rapturous world audiences ...Read full biography
Legalize It
Released: 1976
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After years of being overshadowed by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh left the Wailers to pursue a solo career. Released in 1976, Legalize It is a bold statement that Peter Tosh had arrived and was a creative force ...Read full review
Live at the One Love Peace Concert
Released: 2000
Label: Jad
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One of the most ferocious performances of the artist's career, Peter Tosh was initially ambivalent about appearing at the Peace Concert, held in Kingston on April 22, 1978. There was little peace to be ...Read full review
Music Review: Eric Clapton's 'Old Sock' is cozy
Mar 11, 9:29 AM EST
Music Review: Eric Clapton's covers album, 'Old Sock,' is cozy and good
Late reggae icon Peter Tosh receives Jamaica honor
Oct 15, 6:23 PM EST
Firebrand reggae star Peter Tosh receives gov't honor 25 years after his death