Junior Marvin of the Wailers to Perform Uprising and Exodus!

by Chris Murray on February 26, 2014

The I Threes, Bob Marley, and Junior Marvin. Copyright © David Burnett. All Rights Reserved.

This weekend Bob Marley’s long-time guitarist extraordinaire Junior Marvin is going to perform with his band the entire “Uprising” and “Exodus” albums from start to finish at the amazing club The Hamilton Live in Washington, DC.

Junior Marvin was by Bob Marley’s side both on stage and in the recording studio from the time of the “Exodus” album to Marley’s untimely passing. Junior, who was born in Jamaica and grew up in London, was known as the “British Jimi Hendrix” when he got a call on Valentine’s day 1977 from Bob Marley asking him to join his band.

This is a rare opportunity to see Junior Marvin perform both albums, “Uprising” on Friday, February 28th and “Exodus” on Saturday, March 1st.

This photo of Junior Marvin performing with Bob Marley is featured in award-winning photographer David Burnett’s book Soul Rebel. Burnett’s photographs are available through Govinda Gallery.

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