Narrated by Darcus Hower, and featuring Bunny,Peter, and Judy.
Born on February 6, 1945, in Jamaica, singer, musician and songwriter Bob Marley helped introduce reggae music to the world and remains one of its most beloved artists to this day.
In celebration of Bob Marley’s 68th birthday, IRIE FM is at the Bob Marley Museum at 56 Hope Road Kingston.
Elise Kelly’s “Easy Skanking” show was broadcasted live from the location. One of Bob Marley’s daughters, Stephanie Marley, talked with Elise about the 2013 Bob Marley Celebrations under the theme Survival.
Some of the entertainers at the Bob Marley Museum to pay tribute include Bob Andy, Lutan Fire, Iba Mhar, I-ciency Mau from the Mau-Mau Warriors, Nadine Sutherland and Jesse Royal.
Meanwhile Bob Marley’s widow Rita Marley is presently in Ghana.
During his lifetime, Bob Marley served as a world ambassador for reggae music. He sold more than 20 million records, making him the first international superstar to emerge from Jamaica. In 1994, Marley was inducted into the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame.
Bob Marley’s music still remains popular, more than 36 years after his passing. And his musical legacy is being continued by his widow and some of his children.
Bob Marley died of cancer in 1981.
Source; Irie Fm Music news.