Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers . Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience. Marley's music was heavily influenced by the social issues of his homeland, and he is considered to have given voice to the specific political and cultural nexus of Jamaica. His best-known hits include "I Shot the...
|Birthdate:||February 6, 1945|
|Birthplace:||Nine Mile, Jamaica|
|Date of death:||May 11, 1981|
|Also known as:||BobMarley, Marley Bob, Robert Nesta Marley|