Reggae king

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  • he was born

  • His family moved to Jamaica's capital Kingston

    His family moved to Jamaica's  capital Kingston
    They lived in the alum area of his songs
  • He met Bunny Livingstone and Peter Mcnitosh and they started playing music together as the Wailers

    He met Bunny Livingstone and Peter Mcnitosh and they  started playing music  together as the Wailers
    Marley listened to a lot of music by american soul singers like Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke and if you listen to the music hem ade later in life, you can still hear the melodic influence of these American singers
  • He made his first recordat the age of 17

    He made his first recordat the age of 17
  • The Walling Waliers ,as Marley's band was now called, had a Jamaican hit with the song "Simmer Down"

    The Walling Waliers ,as Marley's band was now called, had a Jamaican hit with the song "Simmer Down"
  • Bob Marley married Rita Anderson, one of his backing singers

    Bob Marley married Rita Anderson, one of his backing singers
    This was a time of great political activity in the States, and opposition to the Vietnam War. He had also grown his hair into dreadlocks ,a sing of his spiritual conversion to the Rastafarian religion.
  • The Wailers went to London which had been the centre of youth culture in the 60s.But they found only diseppointment end soon returnerd to Jamaica.

    The Wailers went to London which had been the centre of youth culture in the 60s.But they found only diseppointment end soon returnerd to Jamaica.
  • Chris Blckwlel, the white Englisman who owned island Records,risked 8.000Euros on the unknown band's a first album.It was an immediate success. It was also perfectly tmed for the Jamaican elections ,which the People's National Party candidate,Michael Man

    Chris Blckwlel, the white Englisman who owned island Records,risked 8.000Euros  on the unknown band's a first album.It was an immediate success. It was also perfectly tmed for the Jamaican elections ,which the People's National Party candidate,Michael Man
  • The Wailers tour of the United States was a disaster

    The Wailers tour of the United States was a disaster
  • he had hit album in America

    he had hit album in America
    Rastaman Vibrations did not please all of his older fans because it appeared too soft
  • two days before the concert,gunmen shot into Marley's home injunng several people,but killing no one

    two days before the concert,gunmen shot into Marley's home injunng several people,but killing no one
  • Marley returned to Jamaica to give a free concert

    Marley returned to Jamaica to give a free concert
  • It locked like there was going to be civil war in Jamaica

    It locked like there was going to be civil war in Jamaica
    Marley was seen as a Manley supporter and he was warned not to return to his homeland because his life would be in danger
  • This history is about Bob Marley's life

    This history is about Bob Marley's life
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    Bob Marley life