Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley

Musician, Reggae Artist

Feb 06, 1945 – May 11, 1981 (age 36)

The Start
  • 1963

    Musical beginnings

    Marley forms the original Wailers, then known as the Teenagers. Members included Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingstone, Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso and Cherry Smith.

  • 1974

    Taking Reggae Global

    The band releases their trademark album Natty Dread, including the hit single No Woman, No Cry. The bands album goes global.

  • April 22, 1978

    The Peace maker

    Marley holds the One Love Peace Concert in Kingston, bringing rival political leaders to the stage to shake hands.

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Bob Marley
Musical   AWARDS

  • 1976: Rolling Stone Band of the Year
  • March 1994: Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • 1999: Album of the Century for Exodus by Time Magazine
  • 2004: Rolling Stone ranked him No. 11 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time
  • “One Love” named song of the millennium by BBC