Bob marley biography
Robert Nesta Marley
Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica, February 6, 1945
Height: 172 cm
Bob Marley was a singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist Jamaica. Born with the name Robert Nesta Marley on February 6, 1945 in Nine Miles, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica.
Bob Marley started his career with the Wailers, the group he forms with Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston in 1963.
Bob Marley married Rita Marley in February 1966. And Rita who introduced Bob to Rastafarianism. In 1969, Bob, Tosh and Livingston fully embraced Rastafarianism has been, which greatly influenced their music and reggae in general.
The Wailers Lee Scratch Perry collaborated with, produced hits such as Soul Rebel flagship, Duppy Conqueror, 400 Years and Small Axe. Collaboration is a bitter end for Perry sold in the UK without the consent of the Wailers. But the sweet fruit of events, Chris Blackwell, owner of Island Records and signed the Wailers album produced CATCH A FIRE and Burnin.
In 1976, Bob Marley moved to England. Creativity does not subside, EXODUS had perched on the British charts for 56 weeks. This success was followed the next album, which is RICH. The success of reggae music is able to deliver to the West for the first time.
In 1977, Bob Marley convicted of skin cancer, but hidden from the public. Bob Marley returned to Jamaica in 1978, and issued survival in 1979 was followed by a successful European tour.
Bob Marley perform two shows at Madison Square Garden in order to embrace blacks in the United States. However, on 21 September 1980, Bob Marley collapsed while jogging in NYC's Central Park. Cancer had spread to the brain, lungs and stomach. Even this reggae singer finally breathed his last at Miami Hospital on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36, leaving behind a wife and five children.