Birth Name: Robert Nesta Marley
Birth Place: Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica
Years Active: 1962–81
Genres: Reggae, Ska, Rocksteady
Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley, OM (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands The Wailers from 1964 to 1974 and Bob Marley & The Wailers from 1974 to 1981. Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience. In 1963, Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh, Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso, and Cherry Smith formed a ska and rocksteady group, calling themselves “The Teenagers.” They later changed their name to “The Wailing Rudeboys,...
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