Legalize It is an album and song by Peter Tosh. Legalize It was Tosh's debut album as a solo artist after leaving the Wailers. Legalize It is one of the two solo albums released in by Wailers members, along with Bunny Wailer 's album Blackheart Man. Bob Marley and his new Wailers also released Rastaman Vibration. The song was written Legalize It? (Mix 2) - Tragic Error - Legalize It? response to his ongoing victimization by the Jamaican police and as a political piece pushing for the legalization of cannabisparticularly for medical use.
Victimization, colonialismgonna lead to bloodbath". The title track was banned when released in Jamaica in Attempts to suppress the song failed, however, catapulting Tosh to international fame.
The album was released in the United States in June and appeared on the Billboard album chart for two weeks, peaking at No. Inthe album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for over one million copies sold. Reviewing in Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the SeventiesRobert Christgau wrote: "Unlike most sidemen who go on to pursue their own artistic interests, Legalize It?
(Mix 2) - Tragic Error - Legalize It? Tosh has managed to gather about half an album for his solo debut, which ain't bad. But oh, how his light heart and romantic spirit are missed among his old mates.
A Sony Legacy Edition was released in June It was produced by Jerry Rappaport and Sam Dion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Legalise It. For the legalization of cannabis, see Legality of cannabis. Peter Tosh. United Kingdom: Cassell Illustrated.
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