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Transcript of Bob Marley
Nesta Robert Marley
Nesta Robert Marley
Born in Nine Mile, Jamaica
Father, Norval Marley and Mother, Cedella Booker
Bob's father left but still supported the family as a plantation overseer
In the late 1950's he moved to Trench Town which is just outside of Kingston, Jamaica
Recorded two singles,"Judge Not" and "One Cup of Coffee"
Formed Bob Marley and The Wailers
Near death experience
30 platinum albums
1 diamond album
Died: May 11, 1981 Miami, Florida
Bob’s last words "Money can't buy life"
“Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I’m not perfect -and I don’t live to be- but before you start pointing fingers… make sure you hands are clean!”
Bob was a catholic at first and then converted to Rastafarian
Him and his band were fired from a tour
His middle name and first name were switched at birth.
Bob Marley drove a BMW
Bob was a great soccer player
“I don't stand for black man's side, I don't stand for white man's side, I stand for God's side.”
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.”
1Love, Little Kids Rock, Save the Children, charity:water, and Every Mother Counts
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively”