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Bob Marley

Born: Feb 6, 1945 in St. Ann, Jamaica
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Died: May 11, 1981 in Miami, FL
Genre: World
Biography: Reggae's most transcendent and iconic figure, Bob Marley was the first Jamaican artist to achieve international superstardom, in the process introducing the music of his native island nation to the far-flung corners of the globe. Marley's music gave voice to the day-to-day struggles of the Jamaican experience, ...Read full biography
Released: 1973
Label: Universal Distribution
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The Wailers' fourth album overall, Burnin', was their second for Island Records, released only six months after its predecessor, Catch a Fire. Given that speed, it's not surprising that several tracks ...Read full review
Natty Dread
Released: 1974
Label: Tuff Gong
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Natty Dread is Bob Marley's finest album, the ultimate reggae recording of all time. This was Marley's first album without former bandmates Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston, and the first released as Bob ...Read full review
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