From The Guardian
Live recordings of Bob Marley and the Wailers, which were found by chance after spending 40 years in a damp hotel basement, are to appear at auction.
The reel-to-reel analogue tapes were recovered during the clearance of a hotel in Little Venice, west London, but, with water damage, mould and grime oozing out, they looked beyond repair and were going to be binned.
But after a two-year restoration by a sound engineer, Martin Nichols, the 10 tapes will be auctioned off next month.
The recordings were of 1970s gigs at the Lyceum theatre in the West End of London, the Rainbow theatre in Finsbury Park, and the Pavillon Baltard in Paris. They include some of Marley’s greatest hits including No Woman No Cry, Is This Love and Jamming.
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- Bob Marley - Live At The Rainbow 4th June 1977 - Sealed - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £29.99, $41.09, €34.79 (New Item) (arrived 21-Sep-2021 14:30)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Live At The Rainbow 4th June 1977 (2020 UK limited edition Amazon exclusive 13-track remastered Audiophile double LP pressed on Heavyweight Vinyl, gatefold picture sleeve. This copy remains factory sealed from new & is therefore still mint & unplayed)
- Bob Marley - Survival - Jamaican - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 19-Aug-2021 11:42)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Survival (Original 1979 Jamaican 10-track LP, on the black Tuff Gong label with Jamaican flag colour rim & '56 Hope Rd, Kgn 6' address. Comes housed in a lightly textured picture sleeve with fold-out lyric insert. There is no catalogue number printed on the sleeve or label, only on the insert. The sleeve is Very Good with a bit of scuffing, mostly in the top left corner, the vinyl is nice & clean & in Excellent condition with light evidence of play only ILPS9542)
- Bob Marley - Chant Down Babylon - UK - vinyl LP - £40.00, $54.80, €46.40 (New Item) (arrived 11-Aug-2021 16:06)
BOB MARLEY Chant Down Babylon (1999 UK Island/Tuff Gong 12-track vinyl LP, featuring studio-engineered duets linking the musical legacy with contemporary artists including Lauryn Hill, Guru, Chuck D, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry and more. Housed in astickered picture sleeve with inner which shows very little wear, the vinyl is Excellent with minimal play only)
- Bob Marley - Confrontation - 2nd - US - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.20 (New Item) (arrived 11-Aug-2021 16:11)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Confrontation (1985 Island label reissue of the 1983 US 10-track vinyl LP, a posthumous collection produced by Rita Marley, including Buffalo Soldier, Chant Down Babylon and Blackman Redemption. The gatefold picture sleeve has an adapted illustration printed across the inside and the lyrics on the reverse while the vinyl looks barely played)
- Bob Marley - Survival - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $27.40, €23.20 (New Item) (arrived 12-Aug-2021 10:47)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Survival (1994 UK Island label remastered issue of their 1979 10-track vinyl LP which includes the singles So Much Trouble In The World, Zimbabwe and the title track. There is just a small amount of hand-annotation to the tracklisting on the labels but the vinyl itself remains in barely played within the glossy picture sleeve)
- Bob Marley - Live! - US - vinyl LP - £15.00, $20.55, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 12-Aug-2021 11:01)
BOB MARLEY Live! (1984 US reissue of their 1975 7-track vinyl LP with light blue Island labels, featuring the classic live recording from their performance at the Lyceum Ballroom in London on 18th July '75. The barcoded matte picture sleeve have a little shelfwear to the edges however, the vinyl has only minimal evidence of play)
- Bob Marley - Exodus - US - vinyl LP - £30.00, $41.10, €34.80 (New Item) (arrived 12-Aug-2021 12:48)
BOB MARLEY Exodus (Mid 80s US reissue of their 1977 10-track vinyl on the black Island label displaying the 'I' logo filled with the palm tree image, including Jamming, Turn Your Lights Down Low and the classic Three Little Birds. There is a small amount of hand annotation to the Side One label and the vinyl has some light signs of play but remains in excellent condition within the barcoded matte picture sleeve which comes complete with its illustrated credit printed inner ILPS9498)
- Bob Marley - Exodus - 180gm - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £30.00, $41.10, €34.80 (New Item) (arrived 16-Aug-2021 11:44)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Exodus (2015 UK limited edition remastered Audiophile issue of the classic 1977 10-track LP pressed on 180gm vinyl, complete with illustrated credits inner, embossed picture sleeve. This copy remains factory sealed inthe original custom stickered shrinkwrap & is therefore still mint & unplayed)
- Bob Marley - Legend - 180gm HSM - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $47.95, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 16-Aug-2021 14:45)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Legend (2020 UK Island 75th Anniversary Audiophile limited edition of the classic 1984 14-track compilation LP, Half Speed Mastered at Abbey Road for premium sound, complete with certificate & obi card, picture sleevereproducing the original album artwork. This copy remains factory sealed from new and is therefore still mint & unplayed)
- Bob Marley - Exodus - 1st - Italian - vinyl LP - £45.00, $61.65, €52.20 (New Item) (arrived 20-Aug-2021 11:30)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS Exodus (1977 Italian 10-track vinyl LP on the blue Island label, housed in a gold picture sleeve with matching lyric inner. The sleeve displays some light general wear and signs of handeling, whilst the vinyl remains excellent with only light signs of play ILPS9498)