Who Was Bob Marley

Who Was Bob Marley? tells the story of how a man with humble roots became an international icon. This title in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations that help bring the story to life.

Who Was Bob Marley

Who Was Bob Marley

Get Up, Stand Up! for the king of reggae music! Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor and disenfranchised the world over and led to a hugely successful solo career. After his death in 1981, Bob Marley became a symbol of Jamaican culture and identity. His greatest-hits album, Legend, remains the best-selling reggae album of all time. Who Was Bob Marley? tells the story of how a man with humble roots became an international icon. This title in the New York Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations that help bring the story to life.

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Who Was Bob Marley?
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Katie Ellison, Who HQ
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-06 - Publisher: Penguin

Get Up, Stand Up! for the king of reggae music! Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The
Bob Marley
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: David Vlado Moskowitz
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Presents the life of the Jamaican musician who brought reggae music to world attention, discussing his involvement in Jamaican politics and the Rastafarian religion, and his untimely death from cancer at the age of thirty-six.
So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Roger Steffens
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-11 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

“Reggae’s chief eyewitness, dropping testimony on reggae’s chief prophet with truth, blood, and fire.” —Marlon James, Man Booker Prize–winning author Renowned reggae historian Roger Steffens’s riveting oral history of Bob Marley’s life draws on four decades of intimate interviews with band members, family, lovers, and confidants—many speaking publicly for the
No Woman, No Cry
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Rita Marley, Hettie Jones
Categories: Reggae musicians
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: Pan Publishing

Their marriage was not always easy but Rita was the woman Bob returned to no matter where music and other women might take him, the woman who held him when he died at the age of 35. Today she sees herself as the guardian of his legacy.
Bob Marley
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Jason Toynbee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-05 - Publisher: Polity

Presents the life of the Jamaican musician who brought reggae music to world attention, discussing his involvement in Jamaican politics and the Rastafarian religion, his musical contributions, and his untimely death from cancer at the age of thirty-six.

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