Bob Marley: Jamaican King

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  • He was born

    He was born
    Bob was born in Nine Mile, north of Jamaica, in a beautiful place.
  • He moved to Kingston

    He moved to Kingston
    His family moved to Jamaica's capital Kingston when he was 12.
  • He formed a band.

    He formed a band.
    He met Bunny Livingstone and Peter Mcintosh and they started playing music together as the Wallers -both boys would later find solo fame as Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh.
  • He made his first record

    He made his first record
    though he made his first record at the age 17, he was just one of humdreds of young men struggling to made a living from music in jamaica.
  • The Wailing Waillers had a Jamaican hit.

    The Wailing Waillers had a Jamaican hit.
    The Wailing Waillers, as Bob Marley's band now called, had a Jamaican hit with the song: ''Simmer Down''.
  • He married Rita Anderson

    He married Rita Anderson
    Bob Marley married one of his backing singers .
  • Wailing Wallers in London

    Wailing Wallers in London
    They went to London, wich had been the centre youth culture in the 60's
  • increasingly involved in the politics of his country.

    increasingly involved in the politics of his country.
    As Marley's fame grew, he became increasingly involved in the politics of his country .Bob never sold huge amounts of records, but he influenced other musicians a lot.
  • Michael Minley won Jamaican's elections .

  • Bob returned to Jasmaica again.

    Bob returned to Jasmaica again.
    In 1976 in jamaica , bob's home was shoted, where no one died
  • He died because a cancer

    He died because a cancer
    He died without seeing Jamaica again because He was warned to not return to his country because the war.