The Whole Wide World: Peter Tosh’s The Ultimate Experience

More than 20 years since Peter Tosh’s 1987 assassination, the Wailers co-founder’s legacy (as well as Bob Marley’s) live on around the world, but that rings especially true in his native Jamaica, where he burst out of poverty and misery to become one of the most recognizable names in reggae. On a recent trip to the island – I stayed in a hotel close to Negril beach, not far from Bob Marley’s house, which has become a tourist attraction – I couldn’t help but notice that his music, especially the material he recorded with the original Wailers, was as present as ever.

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