One of Bob Marley's most inspiring and popular songs, its lyrics derived from a speech by the Pan-Africanist speaker Marcus Garvey called 'The Work That Has Been Done'. When he wrote it, Bob Marley had been diagnosed with cancer. According to Rita Marley: "he was already secretly in a lot of pain and dealt with his own mortality, a feature that is clearly apparent in the album, particularly in this song". One Love/People Get Ready'. First recorded back in 1967, this was one of Bob Marley and The Wailers' first hits outside America. It wasn't a proper hit until 1972, when Johnny Nash released a cover version. Released on their last album Uprising in 1980, this song was written in 1979 on an aeroplane while The Wailers were experimenting on guitar. It gave The Wailers another top 5 hit in the UK, and it was later covered by Joe Cocker among others.
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One of bob marley's classic song from his first album. joshsanz And I still love it. It makes me feel high without weed. easily in top 15. Marijuana. It's a hell of a drug. I listen to this song every night before bed, it makes me calm and happy, but I also love all of Bob's music, not just because I've been to Jamaica but because I am of that era.
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Most of Bob Marley's early music was recorded with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer, who together with Marley were the most prominent members of The Wailers. In 1972, The Wailers had their first hit outside Jamaica when Johnny Nash covered their song "Stir It Up", which became a . hit. The 1973 album Catch a Fire was released worldwide, and sold well. It was followed by Burnin', which included the song "I Shot the Sheriff", of which a cover version by Eric Clapton became a hit in 1974.
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Almost all of us grew up with at least one greatest hits collection in the house. While Bob Marley did enjoy plenty of hit singles in his lifetime, it wasn't until after his death that he scored a Number 1 album with this career retrospective.