Rest in Paradise: Peter Tosh

Today, September 11, 1987, Peter Tosh was murdered in a home invasion in Kingston, Jamaica. Prior to this all-too-common tragedy, Tosh enjoyed a super successful music career as part of The Wailers, and as his own act.  In 2019, Farruko and Bad Bunny sampled Peter Tosh’s ‘Legalize It’ single in their ‘La Cartera’ collaboration, promotingContinue reading “Rest in Paradise: Peter Tosh”

Music Birthday: Bunny Wailer

🔊🥳Today, April 10, 1947, Bunny Wailer was born Neville O’Riley Livingston in Kingston, Jamaica. Wailer homaged Bob Marley by recording a tribute album called “Time Will Tell: A Tribute to Bob Marley.” This album peaked at no. 9 on the US Billboard World Albums Chart, and earned Wailer a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Recording—Wailer’sContinue reading “Music Birthday: Bunny Wailer”

Music Birthday: James Blunt

🔊🥳Today, February 22, 1974, James Blunt was born James Hillier Blount, in Tidworth, United Kingdom. On February 4, 2011, his ‘Stay the Night’ single peaked at no. 94 on the US Hot 100. The song is a production by Steve Robson, and samples ‘Is This Love’ by Bob Marley and The Wailers. ‘Stay the Night’Continue reading “Music Birthday: James Blunt”