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-'''Peter Tosh''', born '''Winston Hubert McIntosh''' (19 October 1944 – 11 September 1987), was a [[Jamaica]]n [[reggae]] musician who was a major member of the musical band [[The Wailers (1963-1974 band)|The Wailers]] (1963-1974), and who afterward had a successful solo career as well as being a promoter of [[Rastafari movement|Rastafari]].+'''''Legalize It''''' is an album by [[Peter Tosh]]. It was his debut album as a solo artist. The album was recorded at [[Treasure Isle]] and [[Randy's Studio 17]], [[Kingston, Jamaica|Kingston]], [[Jamaica]] in 1975 and released in 1976.
-Peter Tosh was born in [[Petersfield, Jamaica]] with a father and mother too young to care for him properly. He was raised by his aunt. Nicknamed '[[Stepping Razor]]', he began to sing and learn [[guitar]] at an early age, inspired by American radio stations. After a notable career with The Wailers and as a solo musician, he was murdered at his home during a robbery.+When the album was first released, it featured a [[cannabis (drug)|marijuana]]-scented [[sticker]].
-==Discography==+==Track listing==
-===Studio albums===+All tracks composed by Peter Tosh; except where indicated
-* ''[[Legalize It]]'' (1975)+
-* ''[[Equal Rights (album)|Equal Rights]]'' (1977)+
-* ''[[Bush Doctor]]'' (1978)+
-* ''[[Mystic Man]]'' (1979)+
-* ''[[Wanted Dread And Alive]]'' (1981)+
-* ''[[Mama Africa (album)|Mama Africa]]'' (1983)+
-* ''[[No Nuclear War]]'' (1987)+
-===Live albums===+# "Legalize It" - 4:35
-* ''Captured Live'' (1984)+# "Burial" -3:54
-* ''Live at the One Love Peace Concert'' (2000)+# "What'cha Gonna Do?" - 2:25
-* ''Live & Dangerous: Boston 1976'' (2001)+# "No Sympathy" - 4:35
-* ''Live At The Jamaica World Music Festival 1982'' (2002)+# "Why Must I Cry" (Tosh, [[Bob Marley]]) - 3:08
-* ''Complete Captured Live'' (2004)+# "Igziabeher (Let Jah Be Praised)" - 4:37
- +# "Ketchy Shuby" - 4:53 (since 1999 by Sony)
-===Compilations===+# "Till Your Well Runs Dry" (Tosh, [[Bunny Livingston]]) - 6:09
-Listed are compilations containing material previously unreleased outside of Jamaica.+# "Brand New Second Hand" - 4:03
-* ''Honorary Citizen'' (1997)+
-* ''Scrolls Of The Prophet: The Best of Peter Tosh'' (1999)+
-* ''I Am That I Am'' (2001)+
-* ''The Best Of Peter Tosh 1978-1987'' (2003)+
-* ''Talking Revolution'' (2005)+
-* ''The Ultimate Peter Tosh Experience'' (2009)+
- +
-===Appears on===+
-*''[[Negril (Peter Tosh album)|Negril]]'' ([[Eric Gale]], 1975)+
-*''[[Blackheart Man]] ([[Bunny Wailer]]'', 1976)+
-*''[[Protest (Bunny Wailer Album)|Protest]]'', (Bunny Wailer, 1977)+
- +
-==See also==+
-*[[Bob Marley]]+
-*[[Bob Marley and the Wailers]]+
-*[[List of Rastafarians]]+
-*[[List of reggae musicians]]+
-*[[List of vegetarians]]+
-*[[Reggae]]+
 +==Personnel==
 +*[[Peter Tosh]] – guitar, keyboards, vocals
 +*[[Al Anderson (The Wailers)|Al Anderson]] – guitar
 +*[[Aston Barrett|Aston "Family Man" Barrett]] – bass
 +*[[Carlton Barrett|Carlie Barrett]] – drums
 +*[[Tyrone Downie|Tyrone "Organ D" Downie]] – keyboards
 +*[[Donald Kinsey]] – guitar
 +*Robbie "Ras" Lee – harmonica
 +*[[Rita Marley]] – background vocals
 +*[[Judy Mowatt]] - background vocals
 +*[[Robert Shakespeare]] – bass
 +*[[Bunny Wailer]] – background vocals
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Legalize It is an album by Peter Tosh. It was his debut album as a solo artist. The album was recorded at Treasure Isle and Randy's Studio 17, Kingston, Jamaica in 1975 and released in 1976.

When the album was first released, it featured a marijuana-scented sticker.

Track listing

All tracks composed by Peter Tosh; except where indicated

  1. "Legalize It" - 4:35
  2. "Burial" -3:54
  3. "What'cha Gonna Do?" - 2:25
  4. "No Sympathy" - 4:35
  5. "Why Must I Cry" (Tosh, Bob Marley) - 3:08
  6. "Igziabeher (Let Jah Be Praised)" - 4:37
  7. "Ketchy Shuby" - 4:53 (since 1999 by Sony)
  8. "Till Your Well Runs Dry" (Tosh, Bunny Livingston) - 6:09
  9. "Brand New Second Hand" - 4:03

Personnel




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