On Bob Marley’s 75 years old, Ziggy Marley talks about his father’s philosophy and legacy on CBC Radio

June 29, 2020

Today, on Bob Marley’s 75 years old birthday, Ziggy Marley shares his thought about his father and Bob’s philosophy on CBC radio. HERE IS A SHORT EXCERPT FROM THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE:

For Ziggy, it’s not about the record sales or the accolades; Bob Marley taught him to be a good person.

By every measure, Bob Marley is a titan of the music world.

He has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the top-selling artists in history. He has been heaped with accolades, among them a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His album Legend is the bestselling reggae album of all time, and one of the longest-charting releases in Billboard history.

It’s been 40 years since the release of his final album, Uprising — which featured the classic Redemption Song — but Marley’s music is still on high rotation on radio, countless fans still sport T-shirts and hang posters featuring his image, and perhaps most tellingly, younger generations continue to discover and revere his music.

CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.

 

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