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In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones. "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, [[BlackSheepHit which sounds nothing like his other work]] where he usually sounds more cynical. He also appears in the music video of "Waiting On A Friend" from the Stones' album ''Music/TattooYou'' (1981).

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In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger Music/MickJagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones.Music/KeithRichards. "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, [[BlackSheepHit which sounds nothing like his other work]] where he usually sounds more cynical. He also appears in the music video of "Waiting On A Friend" from the Stones' album ''Music/TattooYou'' (1981).



* UsefulNotes/{{Africa}}: ''Mama Africa''.



* ShoutOut:
** He was referenced by Music/ATribeCalledQuest on ''Music/TheLowEndTheory'' (1991)
--> ''Eating Ital Stew, like the one Music/PeterTosh''
** Music/LaurynHill also namedrops him during "The Beast" from Music/TheFugees' album ''Music/TheScore'' (1996).
--> ''...and if you are too powerful you get bugged like Peter Tosh and Marley was (...)''

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* TheFarmerAndTheViper: Tosh befriended Dennis "Leppo" Lobban, an ex-convict, and tried to help him find a job. Lobban repaid Tosh by leading a three-man gang to his house and robbing and murdering him.


After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (born Winston Hubert McIntosh, October 19, 1945 - September 11, 1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.

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After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (born Winston Hubert McIntosh, [=McIntosh=], October 19, 1945 - September 11, 1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.


After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (October 19, 1945 - September 11, 1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.

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After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (October (born Winston Hubert McIntosh, October 19, 1945 - September 11, 1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.


After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (1945-1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.

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After Music/BobMarley Peter Tosh (1945-1987) (October 19, 1945 - September 11, 1987) was perhaps the second most famous reggae musician in the world.


* CoverSong: ''Don't Look Back'', ''Johnny B. Goode''.

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* CoverSong: CoverVersion: ''Don't Look Back'', ''Johnny B. Goode''.


"...and if you are too powerful you get bugged like Peter Tosh and Marley was (...)"

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"...--> ''...and if you are too powerful you get bugged like Peter Tosh and Marley was (...)")''


In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones. "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, [[BlackSheepHit which sounds nothing like his other work]] where he usually sounds more cynical. During the 1980s Tosh became an outspoken anti-apartheid activist, but sadly he was tortured and murdered by a gang in 1987.

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In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones. "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, [[BlackSheepHit which sounds nothing like his other work]] where he usually sounds more cynical. He also appears in the music video of "Waiting On A Friend" from the Stones' album ''Music/TattooYou'' (1981).

During the 1980s Tosh became an outspoken anti-apartheid activist, but sadly he was tortured and murdered by a gang in 1987.

Added DiffLines:

* ShoutOut:
** He was referenced by Music/ATribeCalledQuest on ''Music/TheLowEndTheory'' (1991)
--> ''Eating Ital Stew, like the one Music/PeterTosh''
** Music/LaurynHill also namedrops him during "The Beast" from Music/TheFugees' album ''Music/TheScore'' (1996).
"...and if you are too powerful you get bugged like Peter Tosh and Marley was (...)"


In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones. During the 1980s Tosh became an outspoken anti-apartheid activist, but sadly he was tortured and murdered by a gang in 1987.

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In 1974 Tosh left the band and went solo. He released his debut album ''Music/LegalizeIt'' (1976), of which the title track became his biggest hit. Because of its EverybodyMustGetStoned message the song was banned in Jamaica, but it made him famous all over the world. His next album, ''Equal Rights'' (1977) became an even bigger success because of this. ''Bush Doctor'' (1978), featured a cover of ''Don't Look Back'', sang with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of Music/TheRollingStones. "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, [[BlackSheepHit which sounds nothing like his other work]] where he usually sounds more cynical. During the 1980s Tosh became an outspoken anti-apartheid activist, but sadly he was tortured and murdered by a gang in 1987.



* BadassBoast: ''I'm The Toughest'' and ''Stepping Razor''
* BlackSheepHit: Music/PeterTosh's biggest hit "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, sung as a duet with [[RollingStones Mick Jagger]]. Sounds nothing like his other work where he usually sounds more cynical.

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* BadassBoast: ''I'm The Toughest'' and ''Stepping Razor''
* BlackSheepHit: Music/PeterTosh's biggest hit "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, sung as a duet with [[RollingStones Mick Jagger]]. Sounds nothing like his other work where he usually sounds more cynical.
Razor'' (see TheNapoleon)



* CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority: Indeed.

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* CoolPeopleRebelAgainstAuthority: Indeed.



* CoverSong: ''Don't Look Back'', ''Johnny B. Goode''.

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* CoverSong: ''Don't Look Back'', ''Johnny B. Goode''. Goode''.
* DontLookBack: "Walk & Don't Look Back" by Music/TheRollingStones and Music/PeterTosh from Tosh's album "Bush Doctor" (1978).



* TheManIsStickingItToTheMan: ''Downpressor Man''.

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* TheManIsStickingItToTheMan: ''Downpressor Man''. Man'', where Tosh criticizes oppression of people below the social ladder.



-->If you wanna live, live\\

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-->If --> ''If you wanna live, live\\



I'm dangerous
* ANuclearError: ''No Nuclear War''.
* ProtestSong: ''Legalize It'', 'Downpressor Man'', ''Apartheid'', ''Fight Apartheid''.

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I'm dangerous
dangerous''
* ANuclearError: ''No Nuclear War''.
War'', an anti nuclear war song.
* ProtestSong: ''Legalize It'', 'Downpressor Man'', ''Apartheid'', ''Fight Apartheid''.Apartheid'': Tosh was known to advocate freedom in every way and fought for legalization of marijuana, the abolition of apartheid and the oppression of black people worldwide.



* TrainSong: ''Stop That Train''

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* TrainSong: ''Stop That Train''Train'', a song about a man who wants a train to be held because his loved one is on it and he wants to talk to her before it leaves.
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* BadassBoast: ''I'm The Toughest''.

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* BadassBoast: ''I'm The Toughest''.Toughest'' and ''Stepping Razor''
* BlackSheepHit: Music/PeterTosh's biggest hit "You Gotta Walk And (Don't Look Back)" is a very upbeat synth-heavy {{reggae}} cover of the Temptations song, sung as a duet with [[RollingStones Mick Jagger]]. Sounds nothing like his other work where he usually sounds more cynical.


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* TheNapoleon: ''Stepping Razor''
-->If you wanna live, live\\
I beg you treat me good\\
I'm like a walking razor\\
Don't you watch my size\\
I'm dangerous


* NuclearTerror: ''No Nuclear War''.

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* NuclearTerror: ANuclearError: ''No Nuclear War''.



* TheStoner: e would often light a spliff even when police officers were in full view, which would often lead to brutality. He has many solo songs which deal with it, such as ''"Legalize It"'' and ''"Bush Doctor"'' and "Nah Goa Jail"'''', to name a few. There is even a version of Marley's''Kaya'' that has Peter Tosh talking at the beginning of the song, he is knocking on Bob's door and is very high indeed (which is helped by gratuitous echo).

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* TheStoner: e He would often light a spliff even when police officers were in full view, which would often lead to brutality.PoliceBrutality. He has many solo songs which deal with it, such as ''"Legalize It"'' and ''"Bush Doctor"'' and "Nah Goa Jail"'''', to name a few. There is even a version of Marley's''Kaya'' that has Peter Tosh talking at the beginning of the song, he is knocking on Bob's door and is very high indeed (which is helped by gratuitous echo).


* RatedMForManly: Self-proclaimed "The Toughest" and "Steppin' Razor", he's considered the hard man of reggae. He made it his lifetime goal to challenge authority figures and to encourage others to do the same. His marijuana consumption was legendary and he survived many police beatings. Also, he didn't really do love songs - he has a small handful across his whole career. He would also swear frequently, creating his own words like "shitstem".

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* RatedMForManly: Self-proclaimed "The Toughest" ''"The Toughest"'' and "Steppin' Razor", ''"Steppin' Razor"'', he's considered the hard man of reggae. He made it his lifetime goal to challenge authority figures and to encourage others to do the same. His marijuana consumption was legendary and he survived many police beatings. Also, he didn't really do love songs - he has a small handful across his whole career. He would also swear frequently, creating his own words like "shitstem".



* TheStoner: e would often light a spliff even when police officers were in full view, which would often lead to brutality. He has many solo songs which deal with it, such as "Legalize It" and "Bush Doctor" and "Nah Goa Jail", to name a few. There is even a version of Marley's''Kaya'' that has Peter Tosh talking at the beginning of the song, he is knocking on Bob's door and is very high indeed (which is helped by gratuitous echo).

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* TheStoner: e would often light a spliff even when police officers were in full view, which would often lead to brutality. He has many solo songs which deal with it, such as "Legalize It" ''"Legalize It"'' and "Bush Doctor" ''"Bush Doctor"'' and "Nah Goa Jail", Jail"'''', to name a few. There is even a version of Marley's''Kaya'' that has Peter Tosh talking at the beginning of the song, he is knocking on Bob's door and is very high indeed (which is helped by gratuitous echo).


* CoolHobby: Tosh was a skilled unicyclist, being able to ride forwards and backwards and hop. He even rode a unicycle during concerts.

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* CoolHobby: ChekhovsHobby: Tosh was a skilled unicyclist, being able to ride forwards and backwards and hop. He even rode a unicycle during concerts.



* TheManSticksItToTheMan: ''Downpressor Man''.

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* TheManSticksItToTheMan: TheManIsStickingItToTheMan: ''Downpressor Man''.

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