The music life of Bob Marley

Timeline created by pearlox
In Music
  • Birth

    Robert Nesty Marley better known as Bob Marley was Born
  • First Recording in Kingston

     First Recording in Kingston
    Judge Not
  • Band Changed Name to Bob Marley and the Wailers

    Band Changed Name to Bob Marley and the Wailers
    Band recorded over 70 songs (1963-1966)
  • Formed the Original Wailers Band, also known as The Teenagers, Wailing Wailers, etc.

    Members - Bunny Livingstone, Junior Braithwait, Beverly Kelso, Peter Tosh and Cherry Smith
  • Classic Tracks Recorded and Own Record Label is Formed

    Classic Tracks Recorded and Own Record Label is Formed
    1969-1971 Band recorded songs such as Small Axe and My Cup and Sun is Shining. In 1971 Own record label is formed known as Tuff Gong.
  • Bob Marley and the Wailers sign with Island Records

    Bob Marley and the Wailers sign with Island Records
    The Album Catch a Fire - first to make a major impression outside of the Caribbean.
  • UK Top 10

    UK Top 10
    I Shot The Sheriff joined by Eric Clapton
  • Seminal Album Released Natty Dread

    Seminal Album Released Natty Dread
    No Woman No Cry becomes a star all over the globe
  • One Love Concert

    One Love Concert
    In Kingston, brought rival J.A political leaders together on stage to shake hands.
  • Concert in Zimbabwe

    Concert in Zimbabwe
    Bob Marley and The Wailers kicked off a year in concert
  • Bob Marley Died at Age 36

    Bob Marley Died at Age 36
    Lung Cancer