It just didn’t work out,” he said“[Our relationship] is good as in…
In town for shows at Madison Square Garden, Marley was jogging in New York City’s Central Park on September 21, 1980 when he collapsed, likely due to complications from the malignant melanoma cancer he was diagnosed with in 1977.
Despite his apparent ill health just two days prior, Marley still performed in Pittsburgh on September 23rd with his band featuring bassist Aston Barrett, drummer Carlton Barrett, percussionist Alvin Patterson, keyboardists Earl Lindo and Tyrone Downie, guitarists Al Anderson and Junior Marvin and vocalists the I Threes – Judy Mowatt, Marcia Griffiths and Rita Marley.
Songs from including “Coming in from the Cold,” “Work,” “Could You Be Loved,” “Redemption Song” and “Zion Train” featured prominently that night, alongside such Marley classics as “Positive Vibration,” “No Woman, No Cry,” “Jamming,” “Exodus” and “Is This Love.” A recording of The Stanley Theatre concert was officially released as .
The final song of the show, and subsequently the last one Bob Marley performed in public before his death on May 11, 1981, “Get Up Stand Up” was reportedly sourced from a different recording than the rest of the show, all of which can be streamed here: Associate Editor Andy Kahn is based out of Seattle (via Chicago).
During the interview, the 40-year-old entrepreneur spoke very transparently about his relationship with the mother of five of his children, hip hop songstress Lauryn Hill, in addition to his most recent break-up with ex-fiancé and Brazilian model, Isabeli Fontana.
I was heartbroken for a long time.”“As a man, there are certain things I don’t accept, and it just so happened that I didn’t accept certain things [in the relationship].
It doesn’t mean she’s a bad person or I’m a bad person.
On September 23, 1980 Bob Marley held a show in Pittsburgh at what was then known as The Stanley Theatre as part of the Uprising Tour in support of the album of the same name.
The concert with his band The Wailers held at the venue currently called The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts 36 years ago today turned out to be last scheduled public concert performed by the reggae legend.
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