2016-10-24 0 Comments News, Video

Reggae Legend Peter Tosh Immortalized with Museum

THIS PAST WEEKEND, JAMAICA HONORED A LEGEND, PETER TOSH! PETER TOSH MUSEUM OPENED ITS DOORS TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A STAR STUDDED GUEST LIST INCLUDING THE LIKES OFPRIME MINISTER ANDREW HOLNESS, LUCIANO , THIRD-GENERATION TOSH, DRE TOSH (SON OF ANDREW AND GRANDSON TO PETER), TARRUS RILEY, MORGAN HERITAGE PATRIARCH DENROY MORGAN, ROCKER ZACK STARKEY — SON OF THE BEATLES’ RINGO STARR, SINGER SHHH LIGUZ,LIVE WYAA BAND,CHRONIXX , KABAKA PYRAMID AND THE LIST GOES ON.

THE MUSEUM IS OPENED ITS DOORS ON THE 72ND ANNIVERSARY OF TOSH’S BIRTH, AND FIVE WEEKS AFTER THE 29TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS MURDER AT THE HANDS OF ROBBERS AT HIS HOME IN BARBICAN.
ACCORDING TO THE CHAIRMAN OF PULSE, KINGSLEY COOPER, JAMAICANS AND VISITORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD WILL BE ABLE TO SEE A LARGE COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN TOSH MEMORABILIA.
“VISITORS WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO RELIVE ASPECTS OF THE NON-CONFORMIST, FUTURISTIC AND ABUNDANTLY CREATIVE TOSH EXPERIENCE, THROUGH SIZZLING AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS FEATURING THE SUPERSTAR, AS WELL AS ICONIC ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING HIS M16 GUITAR AND BELOVED UNICYCLE THAT BECAME ONE OF HIS FAVORITE MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION. ALSO AVAILABLE WILL BE EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE FOR SALE TO THE PUBLIC,” A RELEASE FROM PULSE SAID.
DESPITE TOSH’S INFLUENCE, ARTISTRY, AND TALENT, HE WAS OFTEN OVERSHADOWED BY THE WAILERS’ OTHER FRONT MAN, BOB MARLEY. NOW THAT HE’S GETTING HIS OWN MUSEUM, HIS WIDOW, MARLENE BROWN (WHO WAS ALSO GRAVELY INJURED IN THE 1987 ATTACK), SAID HIS NATION IS FINALLY GIVING THE MUSICAL LEGEND HIS PROPER DUE.
“A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE GOTTEN HONORED FOR LESS IN JAMAICA AND PETER IS SOMEWHAT FORGOTTEN,” MARLENE BROWN TOLD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. “THAT MADE ME WORK HARDER TO SEE THAT HE GOT WHAT HE DESERVES.”

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