Dec 2, 2019
S1Ep11 | Bobert's Babylon by Bus
Play • 29 min

In 1979 Convoy Jack Lafarge, legendary roadie for  psychedelic San Francisco bands of the 1960s, found himself driving the bus for Bob Marley's 1979 tour of Africa. After the Wailers' final show in Addis Ababa, Marley insisted on recording an all-star synth-pop album in a mysterious studio he'd heard about: Kagnew Station.



Luke Hennig  played Convoy Jack Lafarge. Luke performs with The Lodge, a legendary Washington, DC indie improv team.

Jamal Newman played Hassan Gray. Jamal performs with Lena Dunham and NIXON. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @hell0newman, and find him at jamalnewman.com.

Produced by Tim Townsend.

Theme music by Bart Warshaw.

Cover art by Claire Smalley

Website by Chance Griffin. 

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