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Bob Marley Concerts

Beacon Theater 1976 Tribute Page


Bob Marley and the Wailers performed 2 shows per night on April 30th, and May 1st 1976 AT The Beacon Th. in New York City.  Below are tracks and pictures from that historic 2 nights.  



April 30, 1976 - early show

Band lineup

    * Bob Marley, vocals, rhythm guitar
    * Aston Barrett, bass
    * Carlton Barrett, drums
    * Donald Kinsey, lead guitar
    * Earl "Chinna" Smith, lead guitar
    * Tyrone Downie, keyboards
    * Alvin Patterson, percussion
    * The I-Threes, backing vocals

* Recording Source Soundboard

Setlist

   1. "Are You Ready?"
   2. "Rastaman Chant" -> "Lion Of Judah" -> "Keep The Faith"
   3. "Burnin' And Lootin'"
   4. "Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)"
   5. "Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)"
   6. "Want More"
   7. "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
   8. "Johnny Was"
   9. "Lively Up Yourself"

10. "Night Shift"

  11. "Crazy Baldhead"
  12. "Positive Vibration"
  13. "Rat Race"

14 "War" > "Get Up Stand Up"

Review

    * encore break after "Crazy Baldhead"
    * rare live performance of "Johnny Was" and "Night Shift"



April 30, 1976 - late show


Band lineup

    * Bob Marley, vocals, rhythm guitar
    * Aston Barrett, bass
    * Carlton Barrett, drums
    * Donald Kinsey, lead guitar
    * Earl "Chinna" Smith, lead guitar
    * Tyrone Downie, keyboards
    * Alvin Patterson, percussion
    * The I-Threes, backing vocals
 
    * Recording Source Audience

Setlist

   1. "Rastaman Chant" -> "Lion Of Judah" -> "Keep The Faith"
   2. "Burnin' And Lootin'"
   3. "Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)"
   4. "Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)"
   5. "Want More"
   6. "Johnny Was"
   7. "No Woman, No Cry"
   8. "Lively Up Yourself"
   9. "Kinky Reggae"
  10. "Crazy Baldhead"  into>
  11. "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
 
  12. "Positive Vibration"
  13. "Rat Race"
  14. "Get Up, Stand Up" -> "War"

Review

    * encore break after "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
    * rare live performance of "Johnny Was


May 1, 1976 - early show

Band lineup

    * Bob Marley, vocals, rhythm guitar
    * Aston Barrett, bass
    * Carlton Barrett, drums
    * Donald Kinsey, lead guitar
    * Earl "Chinna" Smith, lead guitar
    * Tyrone Downie, keyboards
    * Alvin Patterson, percussion
    * The I-Threes, backing vocals 

* Recording Source Audience

Setlist

   1. "Lion Of Judah" -> "Keep The Faith"
   2. "Burnin' And Lootin'"
   3. "Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)"
   4. "Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)"
   5. "I Shot The Sheriff"
   6. "Johnny Was"
   7. "Kinky Reggae"
   8. "Lively Up Yourself"
   9. "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
  10. "Rat Race"
  11. "Positive Vibration"
  12. "Get Up, Stand Up"

Review

    * encore break after "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
    * rare live performance of "Johnny Was"


May 1, 1976 - late show

Band lineup

    * Bob Marley, vocals, rhythm guitar
    * Aston Barrett, bass
    * Carlton Barrett, drums
    * Donald Kinsey, lead guitar
    * Earl "Chinna" Smith, lead guitar
    * Tyrone Downie, keyboards
    * Alvin Patterson, percussion
    * The I-Threes, backing vocals 

* Recording Source Audience


Setlist

   1. "Are You Ready?"
   2. "Lion Of Judah" -> "Keep The Faith"
   3. "Burnin' And Lootin'"
   4. "Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)"
   5. "Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)"
   6. "I Shot The Sheriff"
   7. "Want More"
   8. "No Woman, No Cry"
   9. "Lively Up Yourself"
  10. "Bend Down Low"
  11. "Rat Race"
  12. "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
  13. "Positive Vibration"
  14. "Night Shift"
  15. "Get Up, Stand Up" -> "War" -> "No More Trouble"

Review

    * encore break after "Roots, Rock, Reggae"
    * rare live performance of "Night Shift"
    * first show with the "Get Up, Stand Up"/"War"/"No More Trouble" medley



Recent Beacon Theater Pictures Courtesy of Doc. Jah