BY KEVIN JACKSON—
A LIVE album by Bob Marley and The Wailers is number one on this week’s Billboard Reggae Album Chart.
The Legend Live: Santa Barbara County Bowl, November 25th 1979, was released November 25 on CD/DVD by Trojan Records.
The 21-track set is the 11th Marley title to top the chart. The others are:
Legend Remixed; Live Forever: September 23, 1980 Stanley Theater Pittsburgh, PA; Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and The Wailers (Rarities Edition); B is for Bob; In Dub Vol 1; Gold; Legend (Deluxe Edition); One Love: The Very Best of Bob Marley and The Wailers; Catch A Fire (Deluxe Edition); and Natural Mystic. The Legend Live has performances of Wake Up And Live, I Shot The Sheriff, Exodus, Ambush In The Night, Concrete Jungle, Africa Unite and Stir It Up.
New at number two is Double Up, an acoustic album from California reggae group Iration. This is their fifth album on the chart.
Last week’s number one, Wash House Ting by J Boog, falls to number three, while Rebelution’s Grammy-nominated Falling Into Place holds firm at number four.
Hawaiian surfer and singer Landon McNamara debuts at number five with his solo, A Dollar Short and A Minute Late, which was released December 2.
Leaves In The Pool by The Holdup falls to number six, while down four places to number seven is Live At Red Rocks by Rebelution.
Stick Figure’s Set In Stone slips to number eight, while The Frightnrs drop four places to number nine with Nothing More to Say.
Stephen Marley’s Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life is number 10.