Quotations

Bob Marley - Forever loving Jah

Robert Nesta (bobsleigh) Marley was born at Nine Miles on February 6, 1945. He was a Jamaican reggae artist, and actually the one who ensured that reggae spread beyond Jamaica.

In his tenth year, while going to a poor little school, he earned his first pound by singing on the street. His guitar was made out of an old herring pan and wood. (rubbish?) His first single was recorded in 1962. With some friends, Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston, he formed the music group the Wailers. He married Rita Anderson on February 10, 1966. It was because of Rita that he became interested in the rastafarian movement. He became one of the main promoters. Bob Marley died on May 11, 1981. He had cancer.

Bob Marley produced many songs. Songs that are internationally famous like 'No Woman, no cry', 'I Shot The Sherrif', 'Get Up, Stand Up', 'Jamming, Waiting In Vain', 'One Love/People Get Ready', 'Three Little Birds', 'Could You Be Loved' and 'Redemption Song'. He created his own label Tuff Gong, referring to his Jamaican nickname.

We wish to quote from his song 'Forever Loving Jah. 'Jah' is a short from of the Divine Name. For example, you can see this form in "Hallelujah" - "Praise Jah".

 

 



Bob Marley in concert, Zurich, May 30, 1980.


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Artist : Bob Marley & The Wailers
Label : Island Records / Tuff Gong
Album : Uprising
Song: Forever Loving Jah
Release date : 1980

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"The above mentioned quotations are presented in support of the fact that even today God’s Name is known and used."

 

 

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