Bob Marley at the Oakland Coliseum (1979).

Source: Rare Footage: Watch Bob Marley & the Wailers Perform on This Date in 1979 |  Paste Magazine

Bob Marley

On Nov. 30, 1979, the reggae icon played a hit-packed show at the Oakland Coliseum.

Bob Marley performing at the Oakland Coliseum.
Bob Marley performing at the Oakland Coliseum.

 

On Nov. 30, 1979, Bob Marley and the Wailers visited the Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, Calif., less than two years before Marley’s untimely death from cancer. The recording here is somewhat similar to the extended performance found on 1978’s Babylon by Bus double live album. Marley lived for the stage, and this show is ample proof that he was one of the most electrifying

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