The Exodus Tour was a live performance tour organised to help the album Exodus by Bob Marley & The Wailers.

The tour started on the Pavillon de Paris, Porte de Pantin in Paris, France, on tuesday 10 Could 1977, and involuntarily ended with 4 exhibits on the Rainbow Theatre in London in early June; really there have been six exhibits deliberate to be carried out in London, however the final two exhibits had been cancelled because of Marley’s critical toe damage he acquired in a soccer pleasant sport with French journalists simply earlier than the tour’s begin in Paris. Subsequently, the tour’s second leg in the USA had first been postponed after which positively cancelled. The final present of the tour has been launched on VHS and DVD, labeled Reside! on the Rainbow. It’s reported that every one 4 exhibits have been recorded and taped on video.

The cancellation of the U.S. leg is for many individuals the principle purpose for Marley’s underrated repute within the U.S., because the Exodus album is alleged to be Marley’s worldwide breakthrough whereby he achieved worldwide superstardom; Exodus was honoured the Biggest Album of the Century by TIME Journal in 2000.

Whereas on the tour Marley carried out for the primary time in Belgium and Denmark.


The usual setlist of the tour largely appeared like the next:

  • “Pure Mystic”
  • “So A lot Issues To Say”
  • “Guiltiness”
  • “Trenchtown Rock”
  • “Them Stomach Full (However We Hungry)”
  • “Concrete Jungle”
  • “I Shot The Sheriff”
  • “Insurgent Music (three O’Clock Roadblock)”
  • “Energetic Up Your self”
  • “Loopy Baldhead” / “Working Away” (medley)
  • “Struggle” / “No Extra Bother” (medley)
  • “The Heathen”
  • “Burnin’ & Lootin'”
  • “Optimistic Vibration”
  • “No Girl, No Cry”
  • “Jamming”
  • “Get Up, Stand Up”
  • “Exodus”

The militant songs from the primary aspect Exodus album had all been carried out a minimum of as soon as, while performances of the smooth love songs from the second aspect remained extensively uncommon; solely “Jammin'” had been carried out just a few instances and later grew to become a traditional Marley tune and a regular of the later excursions. “Ready In Useless” and “One Love / Folks Get Prepared” had been carried out a minimum of as soon as throughout the Kaya Tour in 1978, as was “Three Little Birds” a minimum of as soon as throughout the Rebellion Tour in 1980). There have been performances of two songs which aren’t featured on any of Marley’s Island albums launched at the moment: “Trenchtown Rock” (an early pre-Island tune) and “Working Away” (a tune launched on the 1978 album Kaya).

From present to indicate generally an extra tune was edged in the midst of the setlist (particularly throughout the Rainbow Theatre exhibits when Marley extensively various the setlists), like “Jammin'”, “Optimistic Vibration”, “Concrete Jungle”, “Loopy Baldhead”, “Working Away”, “Trenchtown Rock”, “Pure Mystic”, “So A lot Issues To Say” and “Guiltiness”. Reside performances of every of those songs occurred very not often throughout the tour.

Tour dates[edit]


  • 5 June 1977: London, United Kingdom
  • 6 June 1977: London, United Kingdom

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