Virgin publish Peter Tosh’s debut album : ‘Legalize It’ (1976)

Peter Tosh‘s ‘Legalize It’ is his debut album as a solo artist, recorded in May 1976 and released in May 1976 by Virgin / Columbia .

Track Listing : 1.Legalize It (Peter Tosh) – 04:35 . 2.Burial (Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston) – 03:54 . 3.What’Cha Gonna Do? (Peter Tosh) – 02:25 . 4.No Sympathy (Peter Tosh) – 04:35 . 5.Why Must I Cry (Peter Tosh, Bob Marley) – 03:08 . 6.Igziabeher (Let Jah Be Praised) (Peter Tosh) – 04:37 . 7.Ketchy Shuby (Peter Tosh) – 04:53 . 8.Till Your Well Runs Dry (Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston) – 06:09 . 9.Brand New Second Hand (Peter Tosh) – 04:03

Musicians : Peter Tosh – Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals . Al Anderson – Guitar . Robbie Shakespeare – Bass . Sly Dunbar – Drums . Tyrone Organ D Downie – Keyboards . Donald Kinsey – Guitar . Robbie Ras Lee – Harmonica . Rita Marley – Background Vocals . Judy Mowatt – Background Vocals . Bunny Wailer – Background Vocals

Production : Produced By Peter Tosh Joseph M. Palmaccio – Mastering . Karl Pitterson – Engineer, Mixing . Jerry Lee Smith – Engineer, Mixing . Chris Theis – Mixing

Package : Adrian Boot – Photography . Fin Costello – Photography . Howard Fritzson – Art Direction . Tony Mottram – Photography . Steve Newman – Design . Retna – Photography . Roger Steffens – Liner Notes . Peter Simon – Photography

Recorded In 1975 At Treasure Isle And Randy’S, Kingston, Jamaica.

Released In May 1976 By Virgin / Columbia .

(Source Peter Tosh‘s ‘Legalize It’ | Official Webpage)

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Sputnikmusic.com
Peter managed to write a song that is arguably one of the best songs I have ever heard, let alone my favorite Reggae song. “Whatcha Gonna Do is simply a upbeat track with (once again) a fantastic melody. […]

PopMatters
Still, while Legalize It is a roots-reggae record, one deeply rooted in Jamaican music and tradition, Tosh put together an eclectic, slippery set of songs here. They’re all reggae at their core, but they also contain shifts into other genres and tones,… […]

Wondering Sound
On the roiling piano of Igziabeher (Let Jah Be Praised), Tosh conjures up biblical disasters to scatter non-believers and his enemies as the smoke was driven away. And he doesn’t mean that kind of smoke. […]

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