Bob Marley's Life

  • Was born in the village of Nine Mile in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica as Nesta Robert Marley.

  • Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh, Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso, and Cherry Smith formed a ska and rocksteady group, calling themselves "The Teenagers"

  • Married Rita Anderson, and moved near his mother's residence in Wilmington, Delaware in the United States

  • Deal with CBS Records and embarked on a tour with American soul singer Johnny Nash.

  • Packaged like a rock record with a unique Zippo lighter lift-top. Initially selling 14,000 units, it didn't make Marley a star, but received a positive critical reception.[

  • Recorded a cover of the track of Eric Clapton

  • Survivor an attempt to ease tension between two warring political groups

  • Diagnosed with skin cancer

  • Dies in Miami, FL