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The life of Peter Tosh : steppin' razor

Author: John Masouri
Publisher: London ; New York : Omnibus Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"[Peter] Tosh [born Winston Hubert McIntosh] was Jamaica's most controversial reggae star. A fiery advocate of Rastafari and African nationalism as well as the legalisation of marijuana, his uncompromising political stance on him a reputation as Jamaica's Malcolm X. Now revered second only to Bob Marley among reggae audiences worldwide, Tosh was awarded the Order of Merit, Jamaica's third highest honour, as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Peter Tosh; Peter Tosh; Peter Tosh; Peter Tosh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Masouri
ISBN: 9781847728364 1847728367
OCLC Number: 844311997
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 486 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Rasta shook them up --
Didn't it rain --
No sympathy --
Climb the ladder --
The toughest --
Stepping razor --
Arise black man --
Go tell it on the mountain --
Fussing and fighting --
Rod of correction --
Mark of the beast --
Talkin' blues --
pt. 2. Don't look back --
There's one in every crowd --
Legalize it --
Word, sound & power --
Equal rights --
Peace treaty --
Bush doctor --
Some girls --
When the whip comes down --
Mystic man --
Lessons in my life --
Oh bumbo klaat --
pt. 3. I am that I am --
Wanted, dread and alive --
Mama Africa --
Youth consciousness --
Midnight dread --
Heavy manners --
Swaziland --
No nuclear war --
Vampire --
Why must I cry? --
The legacy.
Other Titles: Steppin' razor
Responsibility: John Masouri.

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Peter Tosh was an abrasive man who would eventually fall victim to his own uncompromising personality, ultra-radical politics and a fearsome 'gangsta' reputation. He was murdered in a gunfight at his  Read more...

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