On this date in 1974, Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia was deposed amidst a brutal famine. I still remember the Unicef boxes we all took on Halloween to raise money for the victims. In honor of Selassie’s memory, let’s have some music from a man who believed that Selassie was the Messiah.

Here’s an interview with Peter Tosh from 1982.

Martin Longman

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