Bob Marley—born on February 6, 1945—was a Jamaican guitarist, singer and song-writer who achieved global acclaim for the reggae music that he produced. His most famous song is “Get Up, Stand Up” which has played on radio stations across the world. He was apart of a group called “The Wailers” but after the band disbanded he formed another backing band called “Bob Marley and the Wailers.” The singer was notorious for his lyrics dedicated to peaceful co-existence and spirituality. His most popular albums were: Babylon by Bus, Exodus, Rastaman Vibration, and Burnin’.
Bob Marley’s musical talent received notable recognition many years after his passing. Time Magazine named his album Exodus as album of the century, and BBC named “One Love” as song of the millennium. He was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. And Rolling Stones magazine ranked him as one of the 100 Greatist Artists of All Time.
We have curated a small collection of his most popular quotes. Scroll through the next set of pages and discover for yourself why the world adored Bob Marley.
“You just can’t live in that negative way…make way for the positive day.”
“One good thing about music: when it hits, you feel no pain.”
“We should all come together and create music & love.”
“Some are leaves, some are branches.”
“When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.”
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