Live! (Bob Marley & the Wailers album)

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Live!
Live album by Bob Marley and The Wailers
Released 5 December 1975 (LP)
2001 (CD)
Recorded 19 July 1975
Lyceum Theatre, London
Genre Reggae
Length 45:15
Label Island (LP: ILPS 9376)
Tuff Gong (CD: 314 548 896-2)
Producer Bob Marley and the Wailers,
Steve Smith,
Chris Blackwell
Bob Marley and The Wailers chronology
Natty Dread
(1974)
Live!
(1975)
Rastaman Vibration
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 starslink
Rolling Stone 4.5/5 starslink

Live! is a Bob Marley and the Wailers live album, released on 5 December 1975. Live! was recorded 19 July 1975 at the Lyceum Theatre in London. The performance remains one of Marley's most famous. Danny Holloway, an Island employee, recorded 18 July and 19 July performances of Bob Marley and the Wailers using the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.

A Deluxe Edition featuring two CDs and both 18 and 19 July performances in their entirety was initially set to be released by Universal Music on 14 February 2006, then subsequently postponed to 23 May, 30 September and 30 December, then delayed again. As of November 2014, the Deluxe Edition still remains unreleased.

Track listing[edit]

Original album (1975)[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Trenchtown Rock"   Bob Marley 4:23
2. "Burnin' and Lootin'"   Bob Marley 5:11
3. "Them Belly Full (but we Hungry)"   Leon Cogill, Carlton Barrett 4:36
4. "Lively Up Yourself"   Bob Marley 4:33
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "No Woman, No Cry"   Vincent Ford 7:07
6. "I Shot the Sheriff"   Bob Marley 5:18
7. "Get Up, Stand Up"   Bob Marley, Peter Tosh 6:28
The Definitive Remastered edition (2001)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
8. "Kinky Reggae" (bonus track; originally the B-side of "No Woman, No Cry") Bob Marley 7:35

Musicians[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Many thanks to Don Taylor and Dave Harper for making everything happen.
  • Reissue supervised by Bill Levenson and Maxine Stowe with special thanks to the Marley Family and Chris Blackwell.
  • Mastered from the original two track analog master tapes by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York, 2001.
  • Tape research by Jane Hitchin, David Lascelles, and Zoe Roberts at Universal Tape Library, London.
  • LIVE! (Island ILPS 9376) was originally released 5 December 1975.

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