Bob Marley is possibly oneof the greatest singer/songwriters that has ever lived. Bob marley was born "Robert Nesta Marley" on February 6, 1945 Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica. His first major band was with " The wailers " in 1964 - 1974 and then later " bob marley and the wailers " in 1974 - 1981.
In july of 1977 Bob Marley was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in a wound on his right big toe and refused amputation because of rastafari beleifs that the body must be a whole
"Rasta no abide amputation. I don't allow a man to be dismantled"
After this bob marley went on to play a number of shows with his final live appearance being at Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 23, 1980. Over these last few years of his life cancer had spread to his lungs, liver, brain and stomach. When flying home to jamaica in the final days of his life Bob Marley becamse drastically ill and passed away at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida on the morning of May 11, 1981 at the age of 36.

Bob Marleys album " Legend " which was put together 3 years after his death has sold over 12 million copies ( 10 times platnum)
- jammin,"I Shot the Sheriff", "No Woman, No Cry", "Exodus", "Could You Be Loved", "Stir It Up", "Jamming", "Redemption Song" bob marley
#bob #marley #ska #reggae #jammin
by -danny-danny-danny- April 13, 2008
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A Reggae God and the favorite son of Jamaica; popular from the 70s through today; most people associate him only with marijuana although his music is really incredible; political activist, rastafarian, ghetto rebel
A major problem with todays uptight society is that his music is written off as the rantings of a stoner, when in fact it really his songs spread the message of a rebel and activist
by anon. July 18, 2003
Anybody who writes off Bob Marley's music as the "rantings of a stoner", is either so closed-minded they will make judgments about things they know nothing about, or is simply stupid. Either way that person is fool #1.

Bob Marley was a great spiritual geezer, a wise man. He was outspoken about politics and spirituality, among other issues. He was originally a member of the Wailers, the nucleus of which was himself, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer (aka Neville Livingston).
Bob Marley 1945 - 1981
by Nigel Tufnel February 08, 2005
Very few of his songs even mention weed. Weed was just something he did as part of his Rasta beliefs. His music is awesome, and no modern day artist in hip-hop, reggae, soul, punk, or rock compares to him.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery!
by Soulcraft May 10, 2005
The greatest reggae artist ever. Most people associate his name with weed, but it's just part of his religious beliefs (he's Rastafarian). He was so great, there may still be a debate on whether his body should be kept by Jamaica or handed over to his wife to be sent back to Africa. No other reggae artists can compare to him.
Wer'e Jammin, jammin, jammin, jammin,
I wanna jam it with you.
Holy man Zion, Holy man Zion...

-Bob Marley (1945-1981)
#rastafarian #selassie #jah #reggae #the wailers
by Bahama Boss October 28, 2005

Bob marleys Father married his mother when he was 50 years old and she was only 18. His mother is caller Cedella Booker. Shortly after getting married they had a son, Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley). He was born a on Wednesday morning, February 6, 1945. He was born in his grandfather’s house. An internationally popular reggae singer during the 1970s, sung about political activism, Rastafarianism, and the legalization of marijuana. The biggest reggae influence ever.
by dodii November 05, 2003
A LEGEND. one of the most infulential and controversial artists ever. the best selling reggae artist of all time and a revolutionary. most wellknown for no woman no cry and i shot the sherrif among others. marley is like god to many followers. he is truely amazing and everyone should know about him.
bob marley is $%&*ing amazing
#reggae #god #music #jamaica #dreadlocks
by goodfuckinmusicman December 07, 2005
The greatest and the cleanest haired man in zion
You got bob marley style
#love #peace #unity #rasta #evil
by Junkanoo January 16, 2006
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