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.
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||Dynamic Sounds, Joe Gibbs Studio, Kingston, Jamaica and Bearsville Sound Studio.|
|Label||Rolling Stones Records|
|Producer||Peter Tosh and Robert Shakespeare / The Glimmer Twins|
|Peter Tosh chronology|
|Christgau's Record Guide||B+|
|Rolling Stone||(mixed) link|
All tracks composed by Peter Tosh; except where indicated
- Side 1
- "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back" (Smokey Robinson, Ronald White) - 3:43
- "Pick Myself Up" - 3:55
- "I'm the Toughest" - 3:48
- "Soon Come" (Tosh, Bob Marley) - 3:54
- "Moses - The Prophet" - 3:37
- Side 2
- "Bush Doctor" - 4:04
- "Stand Firm" - 6:10
- "Dem Ha Fe Get a Beatin'" - 4:11
- "Creation" - 6:29
- Bonus tracks on 2002 EMI Remaster
- "Lesson in My Life" - (previously unreleased)
- "Soon Come" - (long version)
- "I'm the Toughest" - (long version)
- "Bush Doctor" - (long version)
- "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back" (alternate version)
- "Tough Rock Soft Stones" - (previously unreleased)
- Peter Tosh - Rhythm & acoustic guitars, clavinet, audio harp, lead vocals
- Robbie Shakespeare - Bass, pick guitar, guitar, horn arrangements
- Sly Dunbar - Drums, Gato Box
- Mikey Chung - Lead guitar, Moog synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, pick guitar
- Robert Lyn - Acoustic piano, organ, Fender Rhodes, clavinet
- Keith Sterling - Keyboards
- Luther François - Soprano saxophone
- Donald Kinsey - Lead guitar
- Larry McDonald - Percussion
- Uziah "Sticky" Thompson - Percussion
- Happy Traum - Autoharp (on "Creation")
- Keith Richards - Guitar on "Bush Doctor" & "Stand Firm"
- Mick Jagger - Vocals with Peter Tosh on "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back"
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||34|
|United States (Billboard 200)||104|
- Horowitz, Hal. "Bush Doctor - Peter Tosh". AllMusic. Rovi. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
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- 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.