Bob Marley and the Wailers

Bob Marley and the Wailers

 

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Bob Marley and the Wailers were a Jamaican reggae band led by Bob Marley which developed from the earlier ska vocal group, the Wailers, created by Marley with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer in 1963. By late 1963 singers Junior Braithwaite, Beverley Kelso, and Cherry Smith had joined the Wailers. By the early 1970s, Marley and Bunny Wailer had learned to play some instruments and brothers Aston "Family Man" Barrett (bass) and Carlton Barrett (drums), had joined the band. After Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh left the band in 1976, In 1977, Marley began touring with new band members. His new backing band included the Barrett brothers, Junior Marvin and Al Anderson on lead guitar, Tyrone Downie and Earl "Wya" Lindo on keyboards, and Alvin "Seeco" Patterson on percussion. The "I Threes", consisting of Judy Mowatt, Marcia Griffiths, and Marley's wife, Rita, provided backing vocals.

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Rebel Music
Song
Rebel Music is a song by musical group Bob Marley & The Wailers, released on December 9, 2016.
The Legend Live - Santa Barbara County Bowl: November 25th 1979
Album
The Legend Live - Santa Barbara County Bowl: November 25th 1979 is an album by musical group Bob Marley & The Wailers, released on November 25, 2016.
I Shot The Sheriff
Song
I Shot The Sheriff is a song by musical group Bob Marley & The Wailers, released on November 18, 2016.
I Shot the Sheriff
 
"I Shot the Sheriff" is a song written by Bob Marley and released in 1973 by The Wailers.

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