Legalize It was Tosh's debut album as a solo artist after leaving the Wailers. It was recorded at Treasure Isle and Randy's, Kingston, Jamaica in 1975 and released in Jamaica in the same year.
The song was written in response to his ongoing victimization by the Jamaican police and as a political piece pushing for the legalization of cannabis, particularly for medical use. In 1977, Tosh backed this up by saying "We are the victims of Rasclot circumstances. Victimization, colonialism, gonna lead to bloodbath". Tosh also said "Herb will become like cigarettes", in an NME interview in 1978.
A1 Legalize It 6:39
A2 Burial 3:55
A3 Watcha Gonna Do 2:27
A4 No Sympathy 4:35
A5 Why Must I Cry 3:12
B1 Igziabeher (Let Jah Be Praised) 4:38
B2 Ketchy Shuby 5:00
B3 Till Your Well Runs Dry 6:11
B4 Brand New Second Hand 4:05