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If You Know Your History...

Twenty-eight years ago tomorrow (9/2/77), concertgoers could choose from Mahogany Rush at the Civic Theater, Leon Russell at SDSU's Open Air Amphitheatre, and Bob Marley at the Civic Theatre. The Marley show (and the rest of his tour) was canceled because a cancerous growth had been found on one of Marley's toes. The press was told he'd injured his foot while playing soccer. When a toe had to be amputated, Marley refused, saying it was against his Rastafarian beliefs. He died of cancer three and a half years later.

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