Just found this wonderful video of Jacob Miller and Inner Circle, just hanging out, at home, jamming and writing Forward Ever, the first track on his Jacob ‘Killer’ Miller album.
You can hear their Soul and Disco influences in their music, but deeper than that, they wore them on their chests! I had to do a screen capture of Jacob in the Tavares sweatshirt, and then noticed Keyboard player, Bernard ‘Touter’ Edwards, was rocking a little Earth, Wind and Fire, too!
Before his fatal car crash in 1980, Jacob was getting ready to go on tour with Bob Marley, something that, no doubt, would have made him the next crossover reggae superstar but…shoulda, woulda, coulda, eh? Let’s be thankful for what we’ve got.
Here’s the rest of the video…