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September 23, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Bob Marley, suffering from cancer, performed his last concert in Pittsburgh, playing “Redemption Song” as the very last song before he [...]

June 1, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Bob Marley and The Wailers performed the first of four nights at the Rainbow Theatre in London. There were six nights booked at the Rainbow, but the last [...]

April 22, 1978

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Today in 1978, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the One Love Peace Concert in Jamaica. The performance was Marley’s first public appearance in Jamaica since [...]

February 6, 2015

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On this day in 2015, Culchahworks Arts Collective, the Toronto-based not-for-profit arts organization, hosted Global Marley: A 70th Birthday Concert to Celebrate Bob’s [...]

November 4, 1980

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On this day in 1980, an unwell Bob Marley was baptized a “Christian Rastafarian” at Kingston, Jamaica’s Ethiopian Orthodox [...]

February 6, 1945

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On this day in 1945, Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley was born in Jamaica to Cedella Booker and Norval Sinclair Marley. His mother was a native of Jamaica and his father was a [...]

September 21, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Bob Marley, who had refused treatment for a spreading melanoma due to his religious beliefs, collapsed while jogging in New York’s Central Park and [...]

May 11, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Robert Nesta ‘Bob’ Marley died. In 1977, Marley consulted with a doctor when a wound on his big toe would not heal. More tests revealed [...]
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