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Things You Didn't Know About The Reggae Legend Peter Tosh

The reggae legend and founding member of the group called The Wailers would have have turned 70 years on October 19, 2021. This would have been possible if he had not been murdered in his home in Jamaica on September 11, 1987.He was named after Prime minister Winston Churchill.

His real name was Winston Hubert McIntosh, born on October 19, 1944. He was born in Grange Hill, Jamaica.

He co-wrote some of Bob Marley's hits.

Being a member of the group the Wailers; Peter Tosh, Bob and Bunny Wailers co-wrote hits such as 'Get Up Stand Up' and 'Sympathy'.

He was friends with The Rolling Stones.

Throughout his musical career he was close with these British band because he was the only Reggae artists signed to their label. He used to open their shows in their 1978 US Tour.

His last performance was in Jamaica.

Even though he used to perform worldwide, his last ever public performance was at the Pulse Starjam Reggae Superjam Festival. Gregory Isaacs and Dennis Brown also performed at this event.

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