In 1976, during a period of spiraling political violence in Jamaica, an attempt was made on Marleys life. Marley left for England, where he lived in self-exile for two years. In England Exodus was produced, and it remained on the British charts for 56 straight weeks.
Where does Bob Marley money go?
On this day in history, December 9, 1991, after a long legal battle, Bob Marleys $11.5 million estate is settled in court and left in the hands of his family.
Was Bob Marley an American citizen?
Robert Nesta Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Born in Nine Mile, British Jamaica, Marley began his professional musical career in 1963, after forming Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Where did Bob Marley move to when he was a teenager?
By his early teens, Marley was living in Kingstons Trench Town, a desperately poor slum. He and his friends Bunny Livingston (given name, Neville ORiley Livingston) and Peter Tosh (given name, Winston Hubert McIntosh) spent a lot of time listening to rhythm and blues on American radio stations.