Caribbean Artist Birthday

Peter Tosh

Born: Winston Hubert McIntosh, OM,

October 19, 1944, Grange Hill, Jamaica

Died: September 11, 1987, Kingston, Jamaica

Peter Tosh, was a Jamaican reggae musician. Along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, he was one of the core members of the band the Wailers, after which he established himself as a successful solo artist and a promoter of Rastafari.  Peter debut single, “Simmer Down,” supprise fans, his career was off to a great start. The remainder of the career , Tosh and his nimble guitar playing, singing, and occasional songwriting talents to different iterations. The Wailers, evolved from ska into instrumental tracks and eventually took on more of a rocksteady sound.

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