Smile Jamaica Concert


Smile Jamaica Concert

The Smile Jamaica Concert was a concert held on December 5, 1976, at the National Heroes Park, Kingston, Jamaica, performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers. Only 2 days before Marley had almost been killed by gunmen in his house, but survived and was driven up in the Blue Mountains. Nevertheless Marley agreed to perform one song for the 80,000 people in attendance, but it turned into a whole 90-minute performance despite his injuries. All Wailers performed except Bassman Aston "Familyman" Barret. A guest Bass player performed in his place. The performance included a horn section. The set list for the show was as follows1. War/ No More Trouble/ Get Up Stand Up2. Crazy Baldhead/ Positive Vibration3. Smile Jamaica4. Rat Race5. TrenchTown Rock6. Keep on Moving7. Want More8. Them Belly Full9. Jah Live10. Rastaman Chant11. Rebel Music12. So Jah Seh

After the concert Marley left Jamaica for London where he stayed for 16 months until he returned in 1978 for the One Love Peace Concert.

The second Smile Jamaica Concert was held February 10th 2008Fact|date=July 2008

External links

* [http://www.bobmarley.com/life/live/smilejamaica/ BobMarley.com - Smile Jamaica Concert 1976]


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