Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Money can't buy life. A month before he died, he was awarded a Jamaican Order of Merit.
R.I.P. Robert Nesta Marley
February 6, 1945. He died on May 11, 1981.
The I-Threes. One of the I-Threes was his wife, Rita.
Miami. Marley wanted to spend his final days in Jamaica, but became too ill on the flight home from Germany. He was forced to leave the plane in Miami so that he could receive immediate medical attention.
In the kitchen. Two days before a free concert scheduled to be given in Jamaica, Marley, his wife Rita, and his manager, Don Taylor were victims of a shooting by unknown gunmen. It is believed that the shooting was politically motivated, as the concert was seen as being in support of one of two opposing political parties.
Island Records. He was never on Capitol or Epic, and before Island, he recorded on Jad.
all of these (soccer ball, Gibson Les Paul, Bible). He was buried in a crypt at Nine Miles, near his birthplace. He was also buried with a bud of marijuana.
Central Park. He had recently done two shows at Madison Square Garden as part of the "Uprising" Tour.
Robert Nesta Marley. He was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, guitarist and Rastafarian prophet.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (He had an airport in Jamaica named after him., He had a statue of his likeness erected at the UN., He was named honorary ambassador to the US.). Time magazine chose Bob Marley & The Wailers' "Exodus" as the greatest album of the 20th century and "One Love" was named the song of the millennium by the British Broadcasting Corporation (the BBC).
David Nesta Marley. Ziggy sings the theme song to the children's cartoon "Arthur" on the American television network PBS.
|In 1978, Bob Marley performed at another political concert in Jamaica set up in an effort to calm warring parties, what was the name of the concert?||Bob Marley Knowledge
The One Love Peace Concert. The "One Love Peace Concert" was held on April 22, 1978 at Heroes Park Circle in Kingston, Jamaica.
|What happened to Bob Marley in December 1976, two days before "Smile Jamaica", a free concert organized by Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley in an attempt to ease tension between two warring political groups?||Bob Marley Knowledge
He was shot by unknown gunmen.. Bob Marley, his wife and his manager, Don Taylor were wounded in an assault by unknown gunmen inside Marley's home. Bob had only minor injuries to his chest and arm. The shooting was thought to have been politically motivated. Regardless, the concert went on and an injured Marley performed as scheduled.
The I-Threes. The I-Threes consisted of Rita Marley, Judy Mowatt and Marcia Griffiths.
Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton recorded his cover version in 1974, it was on his album, "461 Ocean Boulevard".
Bunny Livingston and Peter Tosh. The first album recorded by the Wailers, "Catch A Fire", was released worldwide in 1973.
Cedella Booker. Cedella Booker was 18-years old when she married Norval Sinclair Marley.
Norval Sinclair Marley. Norval Sinclair Marley was born in 1895 in Jamaica. He was a Marine officer as well as a plantation overseer.
Nine Miles in Saint Ann, Jamaica. Bob was born on February 6th, 1945 in the small village of Nine Miles in Saint Ann, Jamaica.
|What was the name of Bob Marley's last tour?||Bob Marley
Uprising Tour. The Uprising Tour was a concert tour set up to promote the album "Uprising" by Bob Marley & The Wailers.
|What year was Bob Marley inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
1994. Bono from the band U2, inducted Marley into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
|What year did Bob Marley receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?||Bob Marley
2001. Finally a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was awarded to "Bob Marley" in 2001 and also the Grammys Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.
|What was Bob Marley's only top ten album in the U.S.?||Bob Marley
Rastaman Vibration. "Rastaman Vibration", by Bob Marley & The Wailers, released on April 30, 1976. The album was a huge success in America. This is Bob Marley's only release to hit the top ten on the Billboard 200 charts.
|Marley was the first reggae act to headline at what famous American locale?||Bob Marley
Harlem's Apollo Theater. February 1979, The Wailers were the first reggae band to play at Harlem's famous Apollo Theater.
|What year did a crazed person try to murder Bob Marley?||Bob Marley
1976. A few days before the Smile Jamaica Concert, a gunman broke into Bob's house and shot him in the arm. Bob still performed at the concert not wanting to give the gunman the benefit of the doubt. The gunman is still unknown.
|What was the name of Bob Marley's first record?||Bob Marley
Judge Not. In the early 60's, Bob Marley sang for a local music promoter by the name of Leslie Kong. Leslie Kong enjoyed Bob's vocals so much, that he took Bob into the studio. The first record, called "Judge Not", was released on Beverley's label.
|What was the original name of Bob Marley's ska Band?||Bob Marley
The Teenagers. Marley's ska band had several names before becomming "The Wailers". The original name of the band was "The Teenagers".