TODAY (JUNE 17) IN REGGAE HISTORY

Today, (June 17) in Reggae History marks major events in the history of Reggae music as they happened on this very date over the past years.

I Dread Version Released by Count Ossie & Th Lloyd All-Stars

Count Ossie & The Lloyd All-Stars Released “I Dread Version”. Riddim Bongo Nyah in the year 1969. Produced by Lloyd ‘Matador’ Daley

The Ethiopians record their songs “Satan Boy” and “Poor Me” in Studio One.

The Ethiopians first recordings for Dalley Ware done including “Satan Boy” and “Poor Me”. The two songs were produced by Lloyd ‘Matador’ Daley of Studio One in 1969.  

Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Kaya 78 Tour/Madison Square

The Kaya Tour was organized to support the then latest album “Kaya” by Bob Marley and The Wailers. The tour started May 18th up to August 5th, 1978 as the first six shows were postponed due to Junior Marvin’s (Guitarist) cocaine problems.

On this day, June 17th, 1978, the Kaya tour was at Madison Square Garden commonly known as the Garden located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States of America.

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