Bob Marley & The Wailers

Currently Bob Marley & The Wailers has 221 lyrics and 42 biblical references on Jah Lyrics.


Birth nameNesta Robert "Bob" Marley
Also known asTuff Gong
Born6 February 1945, Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica
Died11 May 1981 (aged 36), Miami, Florida, United States
Cause of deathMelanoma, which spread to his lungs and brain

Notable family

Bob Marley's wife was Rita Marley, with whom he had three children:
- Cedella Marley (born 23 August 1967)
- Ziggy Marley (born 17 October 1968)
- Stephen Marley (born 20 April 1972)

Other children include:
- Damian Marley (born 4 June 1975, to Lucy Pounder)
- Julian Marley (born 21 July 1978, to Cindy Breakspeare)

Bob Marley is also the stepbrother of Bunny Wailer and they were raised in the same household.

"I don't have prejudice against meself. My father was a white and my mother was black. Them call me half-caste or whatever. Me don't deh 'pon nobody's side. Me don't deh 'pon the black man's side nor the white man's side. Me deh 'pon God's side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white." by Bob Marley & The Wailers