The Wailers & Rusted Root Atlantic City - The Social at Revel - 2014-05-24 Discount Tickets
February 23, 2014
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Performance: The Wailers & Rusted Root Atlantic City
Venue: The Social at Revel
Description: The Wailers & Rusted Root Perform at The Social at Revel.
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Start Time: 20:00
Together with the late Bob Marley, the Wailers have sold over 250 million albums worldwide. In England alone, they’ve notched up over twenty chart hits, including seven Top 10 entries. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, the Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, and Alpha Blondy, as well as reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Burning Spear. As the greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition, the Wailers have completed countless other tours, playing to an estimated 24 million people across the globe. They have also been the first reggae band to tour new territories on many occasions, including Africa and the Far East.
Five 45s and an LP release called The Fabulous Wailers in '59 put the Wailers on the national scene. Their 1961 cover of Louie Louie, which they recorded as a backing band for singer Rockin’ Roberts, was the first to use the trademark 1-2-3, 1-2, 1-2-3 riff. Their version inspired other groups from the Seattle area, most notably the Kingsmen of Portland, Oregon, to record the same song. The Wailers’ influence established the Pacific Northwest area as a center for musical innovation and the home of a long list of regional heroes.
The Wailers - "I Shot the Sheriff"
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