As the last year's celebrations commemorating the legendary Bob Marley's 75th birthday continue, The Marley Family and UMe present an all-star roster of talent for MARLEY SESSIONS. Each week, artists such as Jacob Collier, Julian Marley, Mystic Marley, and Sheku Mason will feature their representation of tracks from Bob Marley's catalog. Skip Marley, the grandson of Bob Marley, will launch MARLEY SESSIONS on Bob Marley's official YouTube channel with a performance of "Three Little Birds" on Friday, April 30.
On Saturday, April 17th Ziggy Marley played two exceptional concerts at Ventura fairgrounds in California. The shows were the first of the year in the Concerts In Your Car series that features live performances in front of a drive-in audience. It has been more than a year since live music fans have been able to see their favorite bands at venues across California, which have remained closed due to the Covid pandemic.
GRAMMY award-winning artist, producer, actor, and activist Wyclef Jean released an Amazon Original cover of Bob Marley’s “Is This Love.” “I chose ‘Is This Love’ because love is timeless and we must always remember love conquers hate,” Wyclef says of the song, which is being released in honor of what would have been Bob Marley’s 76th birthday on February 6th. The track is available to stream and purchase only on Amazon Music.
After a hugely successful year, Bob Marley 75 continues into 2021 with several birthday celebrations leading up to Marley's 76th Birthday on February 6, including a global virtual birthday celebration hosted by Cedella Marley, Songs of Freedom: The Island Years on 6LP or 3CD, and a Bob Marley Tribute Livestream by Stephen Marley.
Ziggy Marley Teams Up with Gibson Generation Group (G3) and Music Students Across the Globe for Inspiring Talk, Out Today
BOB MARLEY: LEGACY DOCUMENTARY SERIES CONTINUES WITH POWERFUL NEW EPISODE 'FREEDOM FIGHTER' – OUT TODAY
Today, episode seven of Bob Marley's Legacy documentary series continues with "Freedom Fighter," a powerful new short featuring insight and interviews from some of the world's most respected artists, writers, activists, and filmmakers, each offering their own take on Bob's music, his message, and his unique power at uniting and articulating the long and painful journey from oppression and the struggles his brothers and sisters have endured over the years.
Today, UMe and Tuff Gong announce three new and exclusive limited-edition collector series coming later this year. On December 11, twelve limited-edition Bob Marley vinyl LP's, each numbered and pressed exclusively at the legendary Tuff Gong International headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica, will be available, featuring nine original studio albums and two original live albums, plus the world's best-selling reggae album, Legend, all including a highly-desirable Tuff Gong stamp.
School of Rock's "AllStars" program partnered with Skip Marley to cover Bob Marley's anthem "Three Little Birds." It comes at a time when the world needs the reminder the most, that "...every little thing gonna be alright." The collaboration highlights the inspirational message of Bob's music combined with the hopes of the new generation - including Bob's own grandson, Skip.
Episode five of Bob Marley's Legacy documentary series continues with 'Punky Reggae Party,' an insightful look back at Bob's time in and impact on London and the rest of the United Kingdom. Dating back from the mid-'70s to this present day, 'Punky Reggae Party' explores how Bob's music and ethos captured the Zeitgeist, detailing his signing to Chris Blackwell's Island Records, and the welcomed arrival of his sound and the impact he had in the United Kingdom, especially the London-born children of the Windrush generation.