Marley Legend

Marley Legend

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An Illustrated Life of Bob Marley

With songs of freedom, passion and justice, Bob Marley's music and message continue to resound throughout the world. Marley Legend charts Robert Nesta Marley's unprecedented trajectory as the first Third World superstar, from Jamaica's Trench Town neighborhood to gigs in the United States and England to his spiritual homeland, Africa.

This exclusive fully-illustrated package features rearely seen photos as well as over twenty hands-on reproductions, including Bob's handwritten lyrics, vintage concert memorabilia, a sketchbook and more. New interviews with Marley's family and friends describe his struggles, his determination, and the times that shaped his music, including he early days of reggae, his Rasta beliefs and his politics.

Musicians such as Bono, Chrissie Hynde, Chuck D., and Ben Harper reveal their favorite Marley songs, giving us aunique perspective on Marley's legacy. In Marley Legend, compiled in cooperation with the family of Bob Marley, the story of an unforgettable life literally unfolds in your hands.

• Features removable reproductions of handwritten lyrics, set lists, and other rare memorabilia
• Includes Marley Speaks, a 50-minute CD featuring music clips and interviews with Bob Marley