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Summary

Bob Marley (born as Robert Nesta Marley in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica, died in Miami, Florida, U.S.) was a famous Musician from Jamaica, who lived between February 6, 1945 and May 11, 1981. He became only 36 years old.

Biography

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, was and is still the greatest reggae profile of all time, one of the third world's top musical artists as well as with millions of fans in the richer countries worldwide.

Robert was the son of a British officer Norval Sinclair Marley (who was never part of his life) and Cedella Malcolm. Robert married February 10, 1966 by Rita Marley, born in Alva Rita Anderson.

In the 1960s, when the type of music is, it was in force in the home country Jamaica, Bob Marley was the first singer in one of Jamaica is very popular and talented vocalist group called The Wailing Wailers (originally called The Teenagers). The three men Marley, Neville Livingston (Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh would later all three focus on solo careers and become superstars. A fourth member was vocalist Beverly Kelso, and the three complications were of Jamaica's best musicians, The Skatalites. In 1963, struck the group through with Marley song "Simmer Down". Between December 1963 and August 1966 sang Wailers were over 100 songs for music producer Coxsone Dodd, who owned the Studio One with a recording studio and record label. [3] But the music was too strange to foreign ears, and it was only a few young people, like Millie Small ("My Boy Lollipop"), who managed to get one or another hit abroad. Wailers members were given a small weekly salary of Dodd and balanced at all times on the verge of starvation.

Over time, learned the three to play instruments in addition to composing songs. They left Dodds stall and tried to cope on their own. After several difficult years, and a short time together with the producer and reggae genius Lee "Scratch" Perry, developed the three in the early 1970s to the international stars in the then new style of music reggae, they were largely helped develop. One factor contributing to Marley's international breakthrough was already famous artists interpreted his songs, such as Johnny Nash with "Stir It Up" in 1972, and Eric Clapton with "I Shot The Sheriff" in 1974, both of which became hits.

Around 1974-75 became the dominant Marley reggae star who attracted a whole world, although his group Bob Marley & The Wailers were not always popular in their home country Jamaica. [8]. Despite his early death from cancer In 1981 Marley always new fans. He pioneered the new reggae band - both Jamaican and others - and is recognized as one of the most famous popular musicians of the post-war worldwide. [9] He is the father of such reggae artists David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley, Stephen Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley and Damian Marley.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 28 quotes who is written / told by Bob, under the main topic Music.

Related authors: Peter Tosh, Johnny Nash, Bono, Eric Clapton

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Marley

Famous quotes by Bob Marley (28)


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"People want to listen to a message, word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people"
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"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"
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"None but ourselves can free our minds"
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"My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever"
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"My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die"
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"My future is righteousness"
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"Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all"
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"Man is a universe within himself"
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"Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!"
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"In this bright future you can't forget your past"
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"If you get down and quarell everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say"
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"I've been here before and will come again, but I'm not going this trip through"
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"I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side"
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"Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction"
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"Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight"
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"Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow"
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"Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny"
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"Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!"
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"Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet"
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"You have to be someone"
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"When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself"
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"When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open"
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"The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall"
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"The hotter the battle the sweeter the victory"
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"The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow"
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"Tell the children the truth"
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"Rastafari not a culture, it's a reality"
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"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain"


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