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House of Bob Marley will be the National Museum of Jamaica. Interesting facts from the life of reggae singer

February 10 2006

House in Kingston, the legendary reggae singer Bob Marley (Bob Marley) will be a national treasure of Jamaica. Such a decision came the government, which in the past refused to acknowledge Marley a national hero.

Formal assignment of building the status of the monument will be held on the eve of a 25-year anniversary of the death of a famous musician, according to @ music.

"For me, poetry - is telling me the inner voice of God. When I write poetry, it is God calls through my heart. For me, poetry - is setting the frequency of divine waves. In poetry, I'm going to bring his message to the oppressed. "We're from the slum town - sang Bob Marley - we will liberate our people with music, reggae music."

Bob Marley died of brain cancer May 11, 1981 at the age of 36 years.

The house is named Marley Tuff Gong International and currently serves as the recording studio. Every year it is visited by thousands of tourists, fans of musicians from all over the world.

Recall that the soon to be published book about Bob Marley - Bob Marley and Roots Reggae. The book will include exclusive shots of the American photographer Kate Simon (Kate Simon), which in 1977 was accompanied by a musician in the European tour Exodus Tour.

The book will be a limited edition of two thousand copies, of which 350 will be executed in the version of "de luxe" autographed by musician Eric Clapton.

Clapton honors Marley, it is believed that a cover version of a musician on a song by Bob Marley I Shot the Sheriff was in Clapton's career turning point, and brought him fame.

"The first time I saw Bob, she heard his voice I knew immediately that he unique singer - says the photographer. - People like it, are born only once. "

Photos of Kate will be accompanied by amusing commentary, as well as the memories of Bruce Springsteen, Island Records founder Chris Blackwell (Chris Blackwell) and other people who knew Marley's close.

One of the interesting facts from the life of reggae musician - he was very fond of football.

"Traveling, Bob at every opportunity to play football - says Kate. - Next to the scene after a sound check in hotel rooms. I think he loved football as much as music. "

Ethnolife: night conversation with a performer of reggae and this rastamanov, guitarist Paul Yombono Sun Music (Cameroon)

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