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Bob Marley OM
(February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a
. He is the most widely known performer of
music, and is famous for popularising the genre outside Jamaica. A faithful
, Marley is regarded by many as a
of the religion.
Marley is best known for his
ska, rocksteady, and reggae songs, which include the hits " I Shot the Sheriff", " No Woman, No Cry", " Three Little Birds", "Exodus", " Could You Be Loved", "Jammin", " Redemption Song", and " One Love". His posthumous compilation album (1984) is the best-selling reggae album ever, with sales of more than 12 million copies. Legend
History and Society:
Satellite image of Jamaica in November 2001.
August 17: Hurricane Dean is on a direct path toward the southern coast of Jamaica. The prime minister called an emergency meeting to prepare for the hurricane, which could disrupt the August 27 general elections. ( iol World)