The Wailers channel ‘positive vibrations’ into messages about unity

When acclaimed musician Bob Marley died in 1981, the remaining members of his reggae backing band The Wailers decided keep the group going, performing shows in honor of Marley and spreading positive vibrations throughout the world.

The Wailers’ current lead vocalist Dwayne “Danglin” Anglin has been a part of the band for the past six years. He shares the stage alongside Chaka Taylor, Melvin Glover, Audley “Chizzy” Chisholm, Cegee Victory, Aston Barrett Jr. and Aston “Family Man” Barrett — the latter serves as the band’s anchor and was considered Marley’s “most trusted lieutenant.” Anglin said it’s an honor and a privilege to play alongside seasoned musicians.

“It’s a great learning experience for me to learn from musicians who have accumulated so much experience over the years,” said Anglin during a phone interview. “It’s a perfect opportunity for me to learn from them — the dos and don’ts of performance.”

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