Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Jamaican

Occupation: Musician

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: "Bob Marley" (Virgin, 1997). And also in: The African Guardian, 1986
Source/Notes: Listen to Bob Marley: The Man, the Music, the Revolution (2012 edition), Open Road Media - ISBN: 9781453224946
Source/Notes: The Best of Bob Marley (Songbook) (1998 edition), Hal Leonard Corporation - ISBN: 9781476801865
Source/Notes: Song Lyrics - TrenchTown Rock (1973). Also quoted in the book: "Bob Marley: music, myth & the Rastas" (Carib-Arawak, 1976) by Henderson Dalrymple, p. 29.

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