Written by The Drum
May 27, 2011
TEST Jamaican R&B crooners Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston (Wailer) and Bob Marley swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairstyles and sharp two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues, dreadlocks and Reggae, to become The Wailers - one of the world’s most influential bands. Colin Grant unravels the roots of The Wailers’ charisma, their adoption of Rastafarianism, and their quest to become not just extraordinary musicians, but also natural mystics.
The official launch of the Simmer Down Festival 2011.