BOBMARLEYBirthname - 60 sand 70 s.

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BOBMARLEYBirthname:RobertNestaMarleyAlsoknownas:TuffGongBorn:6Februar y Died:11M ay1981(aged 36) Genres:Reggae,Ska,RocksteadyInstruments:Vocals,guitar,piano,saxophone,harm onica,percussionYearsactive:1962– 1981MostFamousSong:IshotTheSheriffDiedoffootcancerafterinjuringhistoeplayingfootball History ItstartedinJamaicainthe1960 ’sanditcomesfromothergenreslikeSkaand R ocksteady. ArtistslikeLee‘Scratch’PerryandTheWailers(BobMarley,PeterToshandBunny Wailer)areprobablythemostrecognisednamesinReggaeandthepioneeredthegenrethroughthe
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Unformatted text preview: 60 sand 70 s. ThereweretwonotablerecordlabelsinvolvedinhelpingReggaegainsuccess,thes ewereTrojanRecordsandIslandRecords. In1974 EricClaptoncoveredBobMarleyssongISh otTheSherriffwhichhelped itcrossoverintothemainstream. Sincethe70 stherehavebeenma nyspinoffgenresfromreggae,mostnotably Dancehall,HipHop,andmorerecentlyDubstep-whichusesreggaesamplesina lotoftracks. SomemodernreggaeartistsincludeDamienMarley, Alborosie,TheScientistandRadikalGuru...
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