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Transcript of Bob Marley
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. “
“Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.”
“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.”
“Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
facts about Marley
-His favorite sport is soccer
-He was buried with his guitar, soccer ball and bible
-He didn't let the doctor amputate his toe because it is against his religious beliefs
-In 2001, he got a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame
-He was friends with people like Mike Jagger, The Commodores, Stevie Wonder and The Jackson 5
-He married once and had four kids, then had eight other kids with other women.
-He has a street name after him
-He is Ital which means he doesn't eat anything processed , doesn't eat pork and food with salt
-Robert Nesta Marley is his real name.
-Born February 6Th, 1945 in Nine miles, St Ann parish,Jamaica
-He died May 11Th, 1981 in Miami from cancer
-His mother's name is Cedella Marley
-His father's name is Norval Marley
-He was abandoned by his father at the age of five
-He was apart of a band named Bob Marley and the Wailers
-He has twelve kids
-His childhood friend "Bunny" inspired him to play music
-He was made fun of because his mother was black and his father was white.
This song was written during the 1976 Jamaican election.
It was a very violent time and crime rates were very high.
Bob Marley offered protection and help to anyone who needed it and tried to stay politically neutral.
One Love Meaning
Why he is inspirational
Bob Marley is inspirational because he writes about things people can relate to.
He sings to make a difference in the world.