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African Herbsman

Bob Marley And The Wailers

Session date, February, 1971

  • Bob Marley, lead vocal
  • Bunny Wailer, harmony vocals
  • Peter Tosh, harmony vocals
  • Carlton "Carly" Barrett, drums
  • Aston "Family Man" Barrett, bass
  • Alva "Reggie" Lewis, guitar
  • Glen Adams, keyboards

Recorded at Randy's Studio 17 in Kingston, four track
Engineer, Errol Thompson
Producer, Lee "Scratch" Perry

Matrix: LP 6951-1
First release: Justice League

"African Herbsman" is a reworking of Richie Havens's "Indian Rope Man."

You can hear or buy this song on:
African Herbsman (cd)
African Herbsman (lp)
Grooving Kingston 12 (cd)
Rasta Revolution (cd)
Rasta Revolution (lp)
Soul Revolution (cd)
Soul Revolution (lp)
Soul Revolution Part II (instrumental) (cd)
Soul Revolution Part II (instrumental) (lp)
The Complete Wailers 1967-1972 volume 5 - Soul Revolution Part II (cd)
Trenchtown Rock (cd)
Young Mystic (cd)
The song sounds best on:
Rasta Revolution (cd)

Learn more about each album on Discogs
African Herbsman
Grooving Kingston 12
Rasta Revolution
Soul Revolution
Soul Revolution Part II (instrumental)
The Complete Wailers 1967-1972 volume 5 - Soul Revolution Part II
Trenchtown Rock
Young Mystic

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