Bob Marley Quotes (83 quotes)
Redemption Song (1980)
Song Lyrics: Zimbabwe, from the album Survival (1979)
“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.”
Song Lyrics - Get Up, Stand Up (cowritten with Peter Tosh), from the album Burnin' (1973)
“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.”
As quoted in "Bob Marley: Musician" (Infobase Publishing, 2009) by Sherry Paprocki and Sean Dolan, p. 75
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Born: February 6, 1945
Died: May 11, 1981 (aged 36)
Bio: Robert Nesta Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers. Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience.