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ALL GIGS FROM 1976 TO 1986

 

A late 70's Augustus Pablo Rockers sound-system advert (thanks to Nicolas Derouet) ;

 

 

Four Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus shows (may,1976, july, 1981, march, 1983, and a next with Mutabaruka) ; 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Youth gig on november, 1975 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

King Tubby's Hi-Fi at Skateland (thanks to Nicolas Derouet) ;

 

 

A superstar show-case from the 70's (thanks to Nicolas Derouet) ;

 

 

A Soul Defenders gig (thanks to Nicolas Derouet) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joy White a.k.a. Christine ; another gig with Roy Shirley and the Cimarons ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roy Shirley again with Rico in april, 1976 ;

 

 

 

 

 

Prince Jazzbo in 1977 with Ken Boothe, Cynthia Richards, Alton Ellis & friends in London in april, 1977 and another one with Jah Woosh & Nicky Thomas in may, 1976 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December, 26th, 1976 show with Nicky Thomas, Tapper Zukie, Aswad, Cimarons & friends ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Morwells backed by Matumbi for their december, 1976 appearance ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freddy McKay bandwagon (1978) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rasses with Prince Jammy's at the control & keyboard master Pablove Black in 1978 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superstar Big Youth with the man like Dennis Brown UK tour adverts for september and october shows in 1977 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two John Holt shows with Ronnie Davis, Johnny Clarke and Jah Stitch (1978 and 1977) ;

 

 

Peter Tosh and Sly & Robbie at the Rainbow with Matumbi ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dillinger with Fat Man Hi Fi & Mafia Tone in november, 1978 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A 1977 Ken Boothe venue with Keith Hudson, to name but a few ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1977 up and coming superstar Leroy Smart (Rico and Dillinger to follow) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Linval Thompson appearance in august, 1978 which was highly appreciated by the crowd ; 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A JA gig promo paper sheet from april, 1978 with Delroy Wilson, Freddy McKay, Trinity, Marcia Aitken, Bongo Herman with Lloyd Parks & We the people band ; 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith Hudson in London in july, 1978 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEB All Stars gig in august, 1979 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some 1978 lives at the Rainbow : Culture (july), Third World (nov.), Dillinger (Nov.) & Tapper Zukie (december) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A sound-system affair at the dawn of 1979 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New sensation Barrington Levy and Linval Thompson coming in 1980 (right : paper about the event) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Twelve Tribes gig in Spanish Town, July, 1980 with people like Spliffy Dan, Little Roy & Ian Rock, brigadier Jerry to name a few ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Marley & the Wailers Tuff Gong Uprising tour in july, 1980 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hugh Mundell at Birmingham on february and march, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prince Far I with the Arabs and Congo Ashanti Roy :

as Kongers on february, 7th, 1981, as Kongos on february, 14th, 1981 (both for the february, 20th, 1981 venue), and with a far better spelling from march till july, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pic with Far I, Ashanti Roy, Deadly Headley, Larry Professor & Arabs ;

 

Earlier Prince Far I 1978 gig with Eric (Fish) Clarke and Errol (Flabba) Holt as the Arabs (Owen Gray to follow) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burning Spear gig - social living style & fashion on february, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Culture touring England on april, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bag-a-talent gig with Michael Prophet, Sugar Minott, Al Campbell, Jah Thomas & more (june, 1981) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jah Thomas dance pon the corner with Frontline, Shaka and Sturgraph (august, 1981) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar Minott touring on march, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lincoln Bugga Minott coming on strong on august, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Uhuru touring in 1981, here for the july shows with Sly & Robbie & the Taxi Gang ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Uhuru in concert in october, 1981 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack Ruby Hi-Fi poster (Clappers stylee) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Junior Delgado & the Rockers All Stars on february, 1982 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DJ Michigan & Smiley with people like Ranking Dread, Caroll Thompson & Lion Youth on march, 1982 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DJ Ranking Toyan show on may, 1982 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top singer Barrington Levy gig on june, 1982 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clint Eastwood & General Saint, also Jux Dread in 1982, august ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horace Andy, Max Romeo & Matumbi touring in october to promote the Solid Grove releases of 1982 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not a gig but the first advert from certainly the best documentary about reggae i.e. Deep Roots Music on Channel 4 (1982, november) ; 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Smith at the BBC (1982, november) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gregory Isaacs backed by the fine band Carnastoan (1982, november) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wailing Souls in England (march, 1983) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top band Aswad on stage in may, 1983 along with Sir Coxsone sound-system, also french venue ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gemini sound-system on september & october, 1983 - they played Channel One & Studio One stuff mainly ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcia Griffiths & the Tamlins on september, 1983 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barrington Levy on stage in march, 1984 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip "Mi God Mi King" Levi with Saxon Hi-Fi on april, 1984 ;

 

 

 

 

 

Yellowman on april, 1984 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Brown (april,  1984) and Johnny Osbourne (may, 1984) ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital Music Festival's Sunsplash from june, 1985 (left) and june, 1986 (right), including Black Uhuru, Gregory Isaacs, Sly & Robbie, Third World, Sugar Minott, Alton Ellis, Ini Kamoze, the Wailers band and UK stars like Aswad, Maxi Priest, Smiley Culture, King Sounds and the Israelites not to forget Tippa Irie, Asha Senator, Sandra Cross & more ; 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winsome & nerious Joseph on february, 1987 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Perry with Max & Jennifer Romeo, around 1987 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

King Jammy's in UK in 2009 ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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