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A true legend

Memories of Bob Marley, a true legend. He is the most famous reggae singer in the world. He managed to make the whole planet known the Rastafarian movement and Jamaican music.

Monday's date 11 last May marked the 39 years of his disappearance. He remains unquestionably the king of reggae.

Born Robert Nesta Marley

Born the 6 February 1945 saint Ann, Jamaica, Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer and singer-songwriter. His birth name was Robert Nesta Marley. His father's name was Norval Marley. He was a white Jamaican of English descent. He worked in the Royal Navy. And her mother's name was Cedella Marley Booker (born Cedella Malcom).

Bob Marley began his musical career in 1962. At the time, he had only 17 years. He recorded his first title “Ska Judge Not”. From 1963, he forms with Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh a vocal trio. They call themselves "The Wailers". Their group has had success. But Bob Marley still decided to go solo.

Its success

En 1974, he released the album " Natty Dread ». It's the beginning of Bob Marley's global success. This is particularly driven by the resumption of the title " I Shot the Sheriff By Eric Clapton. The album is a worldwide success.

It follows the album " Rastaman Vibration In 1976. It's this album that definitely makes Bob Marley a global star, not to mention the " No woman No Cry ». From there, He became the biggest spokesperson for Reggae.

A few months after the release of this album, Bob Marley was the victim of an assassination attempt. They tried to murder him at his house., Kingston, Jamaica in December 1976. But, he survived. He then moved to London. He recounts this episode in the song " Ambush in the Night " on the album " Survival ». It was during this exile that lasted until mid-1978 and the "One Love Peace Concert" in Kingston, that the album comes out " Exodus In 1977. This is the work considered by Time Magazine to be the best album of the 20th century.

Death of Bob Marley

It's during the world tour " Uprising Tour That Bob Marley is caught in a malaise in Central Park on 21 September 1980. Doctors give him less than a month to live. He hasgeneralized cancer.

He continued treatment in Germany but this did not produce the expected effects. He was then repatriated to Jamaica to live his last moments. And it was during a stopover in Miami thathe dies on 11 may 1981. He was thirty-six years old. He was buried in his home village.

Jamaica brings him the honours, offers him a national funeral and even the Order of Merit.

Memories of Bob Marley : a global symbol of Jamaican identity

Outstanding and Visionary Artist, its message of peace and sharing still works today. Even after his death, he remains one of the best-known musicians, notably for opening the door of reggae to the entire planet and introducing the Rastafarian movement.

It is considered a global symbol of Jamaican culture and identity, while also advocating for pan-Africanism and the Third World. Bob Marley is also one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, while his style has influenced artists of different genres.

« Don't conquer the world if you have to lose your soul because wisdom is better than gold » – Bob Marley.

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