Remembering Bob Marley: 7 powerful songs that are still relevant today

Remembering Bob Marley: 7 powerful songs that are still relevant today

Music transcends time and boundary. This is evident in the beautiful songs from time past that are still very relevant today.

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Some musicians would have their names stamped forever in the hearts of music lovers mostly because of the powerful messages they preached with music.

Jamaican singer and songwriter, Robert Nesta Marley popularly known as Bob Marley, died at the young age of 36 to a cancer related sickness. Despite that, it is as if he never left, going by how his songs are still suitable.

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On February 6, 2019, the talented musician would have clocked 74 and to celebrate him Legit.ng has gathered seven powerful songs of the star that resonates with music lovers all over the world even till date.

1. One Love

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2. No woman, No cry

3. Redemption Song

4. Buffalo Soldier

5. Stir it up

6. Get up, stand up

7. Is this love

Bob Marley would always remain a legend.

It was previously reported that a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), claimed he had a hand in Bob Marley's death.

According to Snopes.com, 79-year-old Bill Oxley, who claimed to have worked with America’s CIA made this known on his deathbed. He died in 1985.

Oxley is alleged to have carried out the murder of Marley among 17 other assassinations for the American government between 1974 and 1985, at a time when he said the CIA “was a law unto itself.”

He said he was often used as a hitman on targets deemed to “represent a threat to the interests of the United States.”

Oxley further admitted he had no problem with proceeding with the Bob Marley assassination because “I was a patriot, I believed in the CIA, and I didn’t question the motivation of the agency – I’ve always understood that sometimes sacrifices have to be made for the greater good.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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