Tuesday, 9/20/11

by musicclipoftheday

Life thickens as you get older, becoming more layered. The other night, for instance, listening to Mad Professor dub Bob Marley at a club on Chicago’s south side (Reggie’s, State near Cermak), I found it hard not to think of another night over thirty years ago, of another club on the other side of town (Quiet Knight, Belmont near Clark, now gone), of hearing Bob Marley not dubbed but live.

Bob Marley and the Wailers, “Trenchtown Rock”
Live, Chicago (Quiet Knight), 1975

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