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    7. Bob Marley and The Wailers’ exceptional harmonizing skills came from their voice teacher Joe Higgs (June 3, 1950 to December 18, 1999), who was a popular reggae artist for 40 years (1950s to 1990s) and he trained other reggae artists to sing, also. Joe taught Bob how to play the rhythm guitar that kept the 2/4 timing for the Wailers. Additionally, Chris Blackwell (1960), and the Federal (1961), Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One (1962), Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong (1965), Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Black Ark (1973) music studios contributed to and supported Bob Marley’s music growth and international success. The music producing studios in Jamaica were as equal in ambition and spirit to Berry Gordy’s Sounds of Motown/Detroit, MI; Satellite/Stax Records of Memphis, Tennessee; Kings Records in James Brown era; Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff’s Sound of…

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    the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.” ~Bob Marley In the late fifties the scarcity of jobs forced Bob and his mother from their home to seek employment in the big city of Trenchtown. Trenchtown got its name because it was built over a huge trench which was used to drain the sewage. In Trenchtown Bob was bullied and taunted for his racial mix, which forced him into taking self defense classes. He then gained a reputation for his physical strength, which earned him…

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    The celebrity I chose is Bob Marley who was a very known reggae musician from Jamaica. I chose him for my project, because he’s someone that I admire a lot and the message he portrayed through his music. Listening to his music makes me feel happy and feel positive about life. Everytime I listen to his music, it makes me think about life, relaxes my mind and allows me to concentrate on myself. Also, I'm a type of person that likes reggae and like the Caribbean culture. Bob is known for peace,…

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    Bob Marley was one of the most famous reggae musicians ever to live. Known as the “King of Reggae”, he has sold more than twenty million records worldwide. Bob Marley was born February 6, 1945 to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker in Nine Mile, Jamaica. His birth name was actually Nesta Robert Marley, but his parents quickly changed the name because they realized that it was too feminine. Norval Marley left behind his family, and passed away before Bob could ever meet him. His childhood was spent…

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    Bob Marley’s Spiritual Rhetoric, the Spread of Jamaican Culture and Rastafarianism By Mark Haner Senior Seminar: Hst 499 Professor John L. Rector Western Oregon University June 16, 2007 Readers Professor John L. Rector…

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    “I’m not on the white man’s side, or the black man’s side. I’m on God’s side.” Bob Marley was an extraordinary man that will always be remembered in many ways. He grew up in the ghetto and instead of staying, he emerged from it and made a man of himself. Even though he was not always accepted because of his drug use, Bob Marley went on to become a legendary reggae musician. Born on February 6, 1945 in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica, Bob Marley didn’t have much. He grew up in rural village known as…

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    Robert Nesta Marley forever changed the world by spreading his prophetic musical message of peace and love among all human beings. The iconic life of Bob Marley is best appreciated through examining his humble beginnings, studying his beliefs in Rastafarianism, and by tracing his political activism over the course of his career. Robert Nesta Marley was born on February 6, 1945 in the Jamaican parish of St. Ann to parents Cedella Malcom and Captain Norvall Sinclair Marley. From a young age,…

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    What Is Bob Marley Image

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    My favorite image in the museum of bad arts is the one on the left, which is Bob Marley. He was a well-known Rastafarian movement activist and also a world-renowned Reggae Music legend. In light of his strict vegetarian lifestyle, the artist decided to embed the tail of a small mammal on his dreadlocks to project irony to the music legend vegan lifestyle. This seemed somewhat bizarre to me because looking closely at the image; it had me thinking to myself whether that was a piece of fur that was…

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    “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.” -Bob Marley As a worker in the fast food industry the work is hard and the pay little. I have often found myself going home believing that I was under compensated and over worked. However, over time I began to see my job and the compensation it offered not in the form of my bi-weekly paycheck, but in the form of how many people I affected…

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    This stereotype is another thing that Bob Marley and his family are revolved around. The Marley family are well known for their music and more importantly their long dreadlocks. Their hair is a huge trademark in the Marley name. With their name being so big in Jamaica the jamaican dreadlock stereotype started. The dreadlocks hair style is now a big trademark of the jamaican look. It is also a big part of the Rastafarian religion. That 's another reason why so many jamaicans have this look. In…

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