Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Featured Artist - BOB MARLEY

The Legendary BOB MARLEY

Bob Marley was born Robert Nesta Marley on Feb. 6, 1945 in Saint Ann, Jamaica. His father, Norval Sinclair Marley, was a white Englishman and his mother, Cedelia booker, was a black Jamaican. Bob Marley died of cancer in Miami, FL on May 11, 1981. Marley had 12 children, four by his wife Rita, and was a devout Rastafarian.

Bob Marley's Legacy:
Bob Marley is revered the world over, both as the defining figure of Jamaican Music and as a spiritual leader. His wife Rita carries on his work as she sees fit.

Honors and Awards Bestowed:

Among the awards and honors that have been given to Bob Marley are a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His songs and albums have also won numerous honors, such as Time Magazine's Album of the Century (for Exodus) and BBC's Song of the Millenium for "One Love".

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