I Threes

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I Three
Bob Marley I Threes.jpg
The I Threes in concert in 1980. From left to right: Judy Mowatt, Rita Marley, and Marcia Griffiths.
Background information
Origin Kingston, Jamaica
Genres Reggae
Years active 1974–1981
Labels Tuff Gong / Island
Associated acts Bob Marley & The Wailers
Past members Rita Marley
Judy Mowatt
Marcia Griffiths

The I Three, commonly called "I Threes" were a Jamaican reggae singing group that was formed in 1974 to support Bob Marley & The Wailers, after Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer — the original Wailer backing vocalists — left the band.

The three members were Marley's wife Rita Marley, Judy Mowatt and Marcia Griffiths.[1] Their name is intended as a spin on the Rastafarian "I and I" concept of the Godhead within each person.

External Links[edit]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPUFU1apBtI. Many are Called, 1978 single.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Craig. "Biography: I-Threes". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 July 2010.