Bush Doctor


Bush Doctor is the third studio album by Jamaican reggae singer Peter Tosh. It was released in 1978 on Rolling Stones Records. The album features Mick Jagger as guest vocalist on one song, while Keith Richards plays guitar on two tracks. The rhythm section featured Sly and Robbie.[1]

Bush Doctor
Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedDynamic Sounds, Joe Gibbs Studio, Kingston, Jamaica and Bearsville Sound Studio.
GenreReggae
Length39:46
LabelRolling Stones Records
EMI
ProducerPeter Tosh and Robert Shakespeare / The Glimmer Twins
Peter Tosh chronology
Equal Rights
(1977)
Bush Doctor
(1978)
Mystic Man
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]
Rolling Stone(mixed) link

Track listing


All tracks composed by Peter Tosh; except where indicated

Side 1
  1. "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back" (Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) - 3:43
  2. "Pick Myself Up" - 3:55
  3. "I'm the Toughest" - 3:48
  4. "Soon Come" (Tosh, Bob Marley) - 3:54
  5. "Moses - The Prophet" - 3:37
Side 2
  1. "Bush Doctor" - 4:04
  2. "Stand Firm" - 6:10
  3. "Dem Ha Fe Get a Beatin'" - 4:11
  4. "Creation" - 6:29
Bonus tracks on 2002 EMI Remaster
  1. "Lesson in My Life" - (previously unreleased)
  2. "Soon Come" - (long version)
  3. "I'm the Toughest" - (long version)
  4. "Bush Doctor" - (long version)
  5. "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back" (alternate version)
  6. "Tough Rock Soft Stones" - (previously unreleased)

Personnel


with

  • Keith Richards - Guitar on "Bush Doctor" & "Stand Firm"
  • Mick Jagger - Vocals with Peter Tosh on "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back"

Charts


Chart (1978/79) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[3] 34
United States (Billboard 200) 104

References


  1. Horowitz, Hal. "Bush Doctor - Peter Tosh". AllMusic. Rovi. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: T". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 16, 2019 via robertchristgau.com.
  3. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 311. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.