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ENTERTAINMENT: Happy 75th Birthday to the King of Reggae, Bob Marley.

ENTERTAINMENT: Happy 75th Birthday to the King of Reggae, Bob Marley.

Entertainment, WORLD
 It’s been 39 years since Jamaica and the world said their final goodbye to the “king of reggae”, and still, to this day, Bob Marley is regarded as the most prolific, most successful and most influential reggae musician of all time. Marley made timeless music, and built a legacy that has transcended generations and inspired all reggae artists that came after him. Robert Nesta Marley got his start in music in Trench Town, Kingston, as part of the musical trio, “The Wailers”, alongside Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh. In 1964, the group had their first taste of local success when their single “Simmer Down” became the year’s number one hit song, selling an estimated 70,000 copies. By this time, Jamaica’s popular music scene was changing, from ska and rocksteady to a n...