Bob Marley Quotes (57 quotes)
One Love (cowritten with Curtis Mayfield), from the album Exodus, originally recorded on The Wailing Wailers (1965) - Song Lyrics
Song Lyrics: Zimbabwe, from the album Survival (1979)
Coming in from the Cold, from the album Confrontation - Song Lyrics
Running Away, from the album Kaya - Song Lyrics
The Best of Bob Marley (Songbook) (1998 edition), Hal Leonard Corporation - ISBN: 9781476801865
“Today, people struggle to find what's real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope.”
As quoted in: Rolling Stone's The Immortals (2004) Bob Marley
“All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they're here to help, why them say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb... herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can't find no reason. All them say is, 'it make you rebel'. Against what?”
As recorded in filmed interview (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
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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.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”