About Peter Tosh
Peter Tosh, (real name -Winston Hubert McIntosh) born on the 19th Oct 1944 in Jamaica.
A legendary reggae artist and one of the original members of legendary reggae band The Wailers (1963 – 1974), along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer.
In 1976 is solo debut track ‘Legalize It’ (CBS Records) became a huge hit and an early endorsement of marijuana legalization.
Equal Rights, his second album followed in 1977.
After a successful career travelling the world he returned home to Jamaica.
He was tragically killed at his home during a robbery in 1987.
In August 2012 it was announced that Tosh would be posthumously awarded Jamaica’s fourth highest honour, the Order of Merit, in October that year
Peter Tosh 19 October 1944 – 11 September 1987
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