Legends of reggae-dub roots music, Misty In Roots, make a rare live appearance in Berlin at the start of December. The band were a firm favourite of John Peel and one of the most popular reggae bands in the late 1970s.
[audio:Misty In Roots – On The Road.mp3]This concert is absolutely unmissable for anyone interest in the history of roots music. Don’t miss the chance to see this legendary band live.Misty in Roots began life as a Southall-based British roots reggae band in the early 1970s. Their first album was 1979’s Live at the Counter Eurovision, a record full of Biblical Rastafarian songs.
Mankind by Misty In Roots
It was championed by BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel, helping to bring roots reggae to a white audience. At this early stage, the band was a collective with five lead singers and various musicians, though by the time of the second album the band had slimmed down to just three members.
MISTY IN ROOTS LIVE
Thursday 2nd December 2010 | 20:00 CET
Yaam | Stralauer Platz 35 | 10243 Berlin-Friedrichshain