TODAY in 1980: Bob Marley Collapses on Pittsburgh Stage!

Sep 23, 2015 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

TODAY in HISTORY: September 23, 1980


 
Back in 1980, legendary reggae singer Bob Marley collapsed on stage during a concert at the Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
Marley had collapsed in New York’s Central Park while jogging, two days before and was told to immediately cancel the US leg, but flew to Pittsburgh to perform one final performance.
 

This was the last time Marley ever appeared on stage performing, Marley died of cancer on in May 1981.
Source: thisdayinmusic.com

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