Bob Marley Reggae Superstar

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Remembering a legend

Reggae is the heartbeat of the Jamaican people. The late Hon. Robert Nesta Marley introduced reggae music to the world taking the music to the next level. Bob Marley became Jamaica's folk legend and his name is so popular globally people identify Jamaica as "Bob Marley's Country". He is even more popular now deceased than when he was alive. The name and songs of this Reggae ambassador is known on all five continent of the world.

Bob Marley

Reggae Superstar

Spawned in the steaming ghetto
called Trench Town, the Wailers


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are the masters of reggae; the
acknowledged voice of Rastafari is
Bob Marley. Brother Bob Marley
and the Wailers touch the very
core of our psyches and as the
musical branches of a growing
Caribbean roots consciousness,
these brethrens made
understandable the foundations of
our being. We see ourselves
reflected in their music.


Robert Nester Marley,
internationally famous superstar
was born in 1945, the son of an
English army Captain and a
Jamaican woman. Bob started
singing professionally at the age of


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fifteen (15), "But why?" "That is a
hard question he says, "I couldn't
see myself doing anything else, I
just like music." In 1963, himself
along with Peter McIntosh (later
Peter Tosh) and Bunny Livingston
(later Bunny Wailer) formed the
Wailing Wailers. Two of their
earliest hits were "Simmer Down"
and "Rude Boy".


In 1967 he did some work with
Johnny Nash. Nash came to record
in Kingston and later had a series
of Reggae singles on the British
charts culminating four years later
with "Stir It Up" which was
written by Bob Marley.

1969 emerged as one of their classic


Is This Love (Bob Marley song)Image via Wikipedia



periods. Recorded by the most
famous Reggae producer of them
all, Lee

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  • pantar Sep 21, 2010 @ 7:04 pm
    No woman no cry... A nice song to calm your nerves down. Nice Lens
  • Andrew Hartley-Snazelle Sep 10, 2010 @ 10:05 pm
    i feel very,very fortunate that I saw BOB MARLEY 5 YES! 5 times 4 times In England where I am from & where thanks to our West Indian heritage/connection there has always been a massive following for the music of the West Indies especially Jamaica.I was at the Lyceum ballroom in London my home town for the, I think!! without a doubt.One of the greatest albums of all time & I also met him through friends at Island records A JOY!! I also saw him in Kingston Jamaica where I got very,very stoned & I barely took more than 2-3 tokes...I think!! Jamaican Ganja It is strong but it was fun & i will remember his concerts to the end!!! Love you Bob always!!!!

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