Asking Yourself, Who Was Bob Marley. Lets Take A Closer Look At The Legend Bob Marley
Wondering who was Bob Marley? Bob was born in Jamaica on February 6, 1945. Bob would go on to become loved all over the world. Bob believed in peace love and happiness. He performed all over the world. During an interview with a fan in China they were asked how can you sing along if you don’t know what he’s saying. The lady replied in her native language. I don’t need to know the words, Bob sings from his heart, we can feel his message. That connection with the world is what made Bob a Global Treasure.
Bob Marley Life
Bob became a devoted Rastafarian. Rastafarians believe marijuana should be reserved for religious and medical purposes. It’s believed that when used during meditation it helps to achieve greater insight into the mysterious of the universe.
Bob Marley became one of the world most famous Jamaicans. Creating music that would become loved universally. During an interview, Bob was asked are you a rich man. Bob looked at the reporter with disdain in his face. Bob replied what do you mean.? Are you asking do I have a lot of money or a big house? Bob says no I am not rich in that way. Marley goes on to tell the reporter that’s the westerner’s way of thinking. If you measure my wealth by material possessions than no, I am not rich.
Facts About Bob Marley
Marley loved helping his people and doing charity work. Bob would have a line at his front door every day. He would give any and everybody money for everything from starting a business or just buying food and clothes. Bob always made sure he gave everybody who asked for help more than enough. Bob did not value money. Bob appreciated the people around him.
Bob left Jamaica to go on tour. Jamaica was going through hard times while Bob was gone. In Jamaica, there was war in the streets. Two rival gangs were killing each other in the streets of Jamaica. The two leaders of these groups contacted Bob to set up a peace concert. Many were afraid for Bob to go through with this show from fear for Bob’s life. The day before the show a group of men broke into Bob’s home and shot up his house. They tried to kill everyone; a few got shot in the chest and head. Luckily no one died. The next day the peace concert was scheduled to take place. Bob thought about no going. Bob decided to attend the show.
People that were at the concert reported feeling a sense of euphoria and peace. People reported during the whole show all you could feel was love. These are the same people who a week before was at war with each other now celebrating together. At the end of the concert, the Prime Minister Michael Manley and the opposition leader Edward Seaga joined hands with Marley. Through the ganja, smoke history was being made.
Bob shows with love and compassion; we can all learn to help one another. We have to stop focusing on our differences and focus on our similarities. Bob exemplifies a man with a purpose driven life. Many know Bob for his music and Ganja smoke. Lets not forget to tell the people his heart was pure.
“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul wisdom is better than silver and gold”…. (Bob Marley)
Who Was Bob Marley
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