Less than six months after The Wailers released their first international album, Catch A Fire, they moved through the gears with an increasing sense of mission.

‘Burnin’ is an album full of revolutionary fire and fervour. It was also the last, heroic distillation of a line-up that had taken the teenaged Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh and Bob Marley on a journey from the streets of Trenchtown to the brink of global stardom.

Listen back to our Classic Album Sundays London session in which we were joined by Don Letts, The Rebel Dread who was largely responsible for merging punk rock and reggae in late seventies London and hear about his encounters with Bob Marley.

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