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Bob Marley

Bob Marley was born Robert Nesta Marley in a small rural village in Jamaica and rose to become the most popular and beloved reggae artist in history. Standing a mere 5' 4" Marley was a charismatic sensitive soul who had a gift for translating the pain and politics of suppressed people into uplifting songs. He delivered messages of love and unity and pushed the underground sounds of reggae music onto the world stage. Bob Marley was born of mixed heritage - his father a Jamaican born white man...

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Bob Marley

independence a single called “Simmer Down” was released by The Wailers. The Wailers was a group featuring Bob Marley, the icon of Reggae music. Robert Nesta Marley was a Jamaican singer who was born in nineteen forty-five and passed away at the age thirty-seven. Son of a white marine’s captain and a younger native. Reggae genre was universally known because his songs represent his beliefs. Bob Marley had a brilliant career, and even had profound effects in countries where English is not the native language...

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Bob Marley

Bob Marley My “saintly person” is Bob Marley. His full name was Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley. He was actually named Nesta Robert Marley when he was born but a Jamaican Passport official accidently mixed up his names. He was born on February 6,1945 in the village of Nine Mile in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica. In 1977 he was diagnosed with having a type of skin cancer under one of toe nails. He refused to have his toe amputated. He died on May 11, 1981 after the cancer had spread to his lungs and brain...

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Bob Marley

Bob Marley was a singer, musician and a famous songwriter. He was one of the first to introduce reggae music to the world. He is admired as one of the world’s most beloved artist. He was part of the Jamaican reggae music group called The Wailers. Also very respected throughout Trench Town, Jamaica for his skills in soccer, reggae music. In addiction he was known for being respectful. Bob Marley’s accomplishments helped others by spreading reggae music all around the world. He also helped others...

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Bob Marley once said, "I'm a man of God and me come to do God's work.” Bob Marley brought reggae to a broad audience and devoted his work to spread a message of peace, unity and love. Bob Marley made an attempt to make blacks recognized. He became an important figure for the Afro-race. In the song “Buffalo Soldier” the author calls its audience to see that there have been sacrifices of black men in America. Bob Marley began to work in the song in 1978, after reading about the black American soldiers...

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Rastaman The Life, Legend, and Lyricism of Bob Marley Mindlessly flipping through wall posters at a music store, I arrive at a tri-colored collage of a dread-locked artist. The largest image, his profile, consumes the top two-thirds of the poster. With his face turned to the right, and he sets his gaze upon something in the distance. With furrowed eyebrows, he appears to be discontent with whatever is in his view. Below his face are three more photographs of the man. To the left, he is aggressively...

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November 18, 2008 Bob Marley-A Legend This paper will explore the life and musical steps of a true legend, Bob Marley. In 1944, British Captain Norval Marley married Cedalla Booker, an extremely young Jamaican girl. On February 6, 1945 at 2:30am she gave birth to Robert Nesta Marley on February, 6 1945, in northern Jamaica in a small town called, St. Ann, named Nine Miles. (White) Throughout Bob Marley's life his father was not there. The psychological aftermath of being an...

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Bob Marley Biography

Marley & Me In the story Marley And Me, John and Jenny Grogan are a new married couple. Jenny becomes depressed that she can’t even keep her plants alive. This made her decide that they should get a dog in order for her to prepare for their future baby. After listening to the soothing reggae music of Bob Marley, they both simultaneously came up with the name Marley for their new puppy. Bob Marley was the connection between the two couples. They heard his music on the car radio as they drove...

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Bob Marley Redemption

protest artist on an international level is Robert Nesta Marley also known just as Bob Marley. For many years Marley sang songs of religious faith, social and political issues. With his songs he put reggae protest music on the map for many nations and made it a major cultural and political force in Jamaica. The lyrics of Redemption Song are from a speech given by the Pan-African orator Marcus Garvey and to this day it is considered to be one Bob Marley's most influential songs. This Song can be interpreted...

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Bob Marley Musical Influence

Robert “BobMarley is known as being the father of reggae music. Bob Marley was the lead singer of the band The Wailers. He spread Jamaican music along with the Rastafari Movement worldwide. Marley brought the mystic power of reggae to the world and is called the Third World’s first pop superstar. He died at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, FL of melanoma. Even after his death, Marley remains a global symbol of freedom, peace, and justice, and his songs remain popular worldwide. Bob Marley was...

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