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  • Bob Marley

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    Bob Marley “Bob walked on to the stage in what I would later recognize as his inimitable saunter. It was awesome to watch him immediately memorize the crowd with his presence. His guitar slung over his shoulder, his Rasta locks flowing in unrestricted freedom, he generated a raw power of personality that overwhelmed his worshipers. Sounding his opening refrain “Hail Jah Rastafari!” and without another word he immediately launched into his opening song, “Concrete Jungle,” which immediately

  • The Great Bob Marley

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    came to mind, the majority of people would say one name, Bob Marley. Robert Nesta Marley, commonly known as Bob Marley, is undoubtedly the most famous reggae artist of all time. Additionally, he is responsible for bringing reggae to the masses, and he did this through his unique style, raspy voice, guitar playing and drumming. Bob Marley is known around the world for not only his music, but also his greater message of peace. Furthermore, Marley became a cultural icon, as he encouraged others to rebel

  • Bob Marley

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    Bob Marley is a name most people know but his accomplishments and dedication to music is often overlooked. Bob was more than just a reggae artist, he was an inspiration to the country of Jamaica. He was a role model to the poverty stricken island and gave hope to many people. Bob was born on February 6, 1945 in his grandfather's house. He was the son of a poor farm girl and a British naval Captain. Soon after his birth Bob's father, Norval Marley, left his mother. He remained responsible and provided

  • The Life Of Bob Marley

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    The Life Of Bob Marley Bob Marley was born on 6th February 1945, in the hills of Jamaica by the Parish of St. Annes. His mother came from a very respectable black family called the Malcolms. They were farmers and known well to be hardworking and clean people. When she told her father that she was pregnant, he was furious and he felt even worse when she told him that the father of her child was Captain Norval Marley of the English East Indian Regiment. The Marleys were white Jamaicans who

  • Bob Marley

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    Bob Marley Bob Marley was a promoter of peace and believed in the union of all people. He used his music as a channel to get his opinions and thoughts out into the world. “Me only have one ambition, y’know. I really have only one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together-black, white, Chinese, everyone-that’s all.” Robert Nesta Marley was born February 6th, 1945 in the small ghetto of Nine Miles, in the parish of St. Anne, Jamaica. His father was a white British

  • Bob Marley and Reggae

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    Bob Marley and Reggae Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, guitarist and songwriter who achieved international stardom. What are the origins of Reggae? The origins of Reggae start with African music as the people of Jamaica are descendants of the African slaves who were brought to the island. African music is based around rhythm patterns, and rhythm and beat are the most important features of Reggae. Also there is the influence of other Caribbean music such as Calypso and the associated

  • Bob Marley: The Greatest Reggae Singer And Marley

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    Bob Marley was, and still is one of the greatest Reggae music icons in the history of the music industry. His name given at birth in 1945 was Robert Nestla Marley, but took the nickname of Bob. He was an accomplished singer and songwriter in from 1962 when he began producing music, until 1981 when he unfortunately died of cancer in his toe after it had spread to other parts of his body. Although he had died at the young age of 36, he had many accomplishments including, being a part of the famous

  • Bob Marley

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    Bob Marley Bob marley was born February 6th 1945. He was a Jamaican singer, guitarist, and songwriter, a pioneer of Jamaican reggae music. Probaly Considered one of the greatest artists of the genre, he was the first Jamaican reggae performer to achieve significant international stardom. He was born in Rhoden Hall, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica . Marley was learning the welding trade in Kingston when he formed his first band group, the Rudeboys, in 1961. The group later became known as the Wailers

  • The Life of Bob Marley

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    Bob Marley is the most well-known Reggae musician. He did many great things throughout his life. Bob Marley had messages in his song lyrics and did whatever it took for them to be heard. He also helped and inspired many of his fans, as well as his family. He was also one of the few people that helped start a new genre of music and a new band that sang it. Bob’s songs, and the story behind them, is what effected society. Bob Marley had a tough life but he still managed to become one of the most famous

  • Bob Marley

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    ³Buffalo soldier.² Bob Marley achieved success after growing up in the poor rural rural roots of Trenchtown, Jamaica. He would ultimately become a platinum-selling musician and reggae¹s biggest star. Marley was coveted and respected by many people. An anonymous internet article titled ³Bob Marley¹s bibliography² says: He has become a semi-religous icon whose work in promoting peace, justice     and brotherhood nearly outweighed the brilliance of his wonderful music.I feel Bob Marley is a great man who