In 1974 when Bob Marley went solo, on the brink of international stardom, he surprised the music community by choosing as American born lead guitarist, Al Anderson. Andersons’ musical achievements with Bob Marley & The Wailers include the platinum award winning albums, Live at the Lyceum, Babylon by Bus, and ten-times platinum album Legend.
The Original Wailers received their own Grammy nomination in 2013 for their album Miracle making it Andersons’ second Grammy Nomination. Al Anderson is the sole member of the Bob Marley and The Wailers mid-1970’s lineup in the Original Wailers. The Original Wailers also include Chet Samuel (lead vocals/guitar), Omar Lopez (bass guitar), Paapa Nyarkoh (drums), and Adrian AK Cisneros (keyboards/organ).