Al Anderson (The Wailers)


Al Anderson (The Wailers)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Al Anderson


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Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Albert Anderson
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Born = birth date|1950|10|11|mf=y
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Origin = New York, USA
Instrument = Guitar
Genre = Reggae, Rock
Occupation = Songwriter, Guitarist, artist
Years_active = 1970s - Present
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Associated_acts = Bob Marley & The Wailers, The Wailers Band, Peter Tosh, Black Uhuru, Lauryn Hill, Ben Harper, The Centurions, Traffic, UB40
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Al Anderson is an American-born songwriter and guitarist. He was a member of Wailers Band and played on several albums in the early and mid-1970s. He later left the group to join Peter Tosh. Some notable guitar work was done on 1975's Bob Marley & The Wailers Live!, recorded in London. Al started his music career as guitar technician for Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band where he learned his slide guitar techniques. Al joined Bob Marley before the Natty Dread album (at the same time as keyboardist Tyrone Downie) and has recorded 14 albums with the Wailers.

Al Anderson toured with Bob Marley and the Wailers extensively, including:
*Jun–Jul 1975: Natty Dread Tour (USA, Canada, England)
*Apr–Jul 1976: Rastaman Vibration Tour (USA, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, France, England, Wales)
*May–Jun 1977: Exodus Tour (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, England)
*May–Aug 1978: Kaya Tour (USA, Canada, England, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium)
*Apr–May 1979: Babylon by Bus Tour (Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii)
*Oct–Dec 1979: Survival Tour (USA, Canada, Trinidad/Tobago, Bahamas)
*May–Sep 1980: Uprising Tour (Switzerland, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, USA)


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