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Bob Marley Prezi
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Madeka Marley Born February 6, 1945 in St Ann Parish, Jamaica. His childhood friend named "Bunny" inspired him to play music. His mother was a teenage girl from Jamaica. His father was an older white male. In the late 1950's he live in Trench Town, one of the poorest neighborhoods in Jamaica. Bob Marley liked to listen to artist such as Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, and Fats Domino. A local producer liked Marley's vocals and procuced Marley's first single "Jungle Not". His song was released in 1962. Bob decided to make a group with some of his local friends. They were called "The Wailers". They were very popular in Jamaica. The group had some financial issues so a couple of member had left. The remaining members of The Wailers had left overtime. Bob decided to go live with his mother in the United States. Just before he left he married Rita Anderson in 1966. Kids Wife
Rita Marley Buffalo Soldier Return After 8 months, Bob returned to Jamaica. He got back with a couple of old friends to reunite The Wailers band. In 1972, The Wailers got a contract with Island Records. They soon came out with an album called Catch a Fire. They toured Europe and had opening acts for Bruce Springsteen and Sly & The Family Stone. They had a hit song with Johnny Nash called Stir It Up. The Wailers also had an album called Burnin'. Long after they going to released another album, two of the members decided to pursue solo careers. Their third album was going to expressed the disagreements they had as a band. Solo Career In Bob Marley's solo career he finished about three albums. He toured The United States, Europe, and Africa. Death The Jamaican song writer and artist had developed cancer from an uncured injury he had while playing soccer. HE was fighting off the cancer for months but he knew had little time to live. He wanted to visit Jamaica one last time but he didn't make it. He died in Miami, Florida.