Today I chose to speak to you about Bob Marley, this big singer of Reggae, native of Jamaica. For that purpose, I met
one of his(her) childhood friends of his(her,its) home town! He is also
a guide in the grave of Bob since the death of the latter!
" Hello Jay-Jay! Then say we! Where and when Bob is him been born? "
" Bob was born on February 6th, 1945 to Nine Miles in Jamaica. His
father was white and her black mother; they never got married! "
" And where grew(grew up) Bob?
" He lived with her mother there or he was born up to the age of 5 or 6
years! Then he(it) is left living at his father's in Kingston because
this one missed(was lacking to) him(her)! But his father
confided(entrusted) to a hurdy-gurdy woman so that she(it) takes care of
it! Then her mother got back him(it). In his(its) adolescence, he(it)
leaves the campaign(countryside)With
her to settle down in the guetto of Trenchtown to Kingesdom! It is
there that he(it) begins singing hymns and successes of soul American! "
" Bob was married he seems to me?
Speak we of him and his wife! "
" Yes, with Rita Anderson!
He got married to her on February 11th, 1966! She became, then, a singer for the chorus(choir) of the group of Bob! "
" How many children had Bob? "
" Yes, évidement! Bob had 11 children among whom 5 with his wife. But 2 was not of him! But I think
That he(it) had it more! (Laughter)
" When did he die? And why? "
" And the good(property), one day during a football match, he(it)
injured itself the toe, but he(it) did not really look his(its) wound.!
It became infected and it became a melanoma … The doctorWanted
to amputate him(it) but Bob refused! He did not want to look after
himself except for with plants! In 1980, while he(it) made a jogging in
Central Park he(it) felt faint … He(it) thus took an examination in the
X-rays, the doctors one discovered that he(it) had 5 tumors 3 in the
brain, 1 in lungs and 1à the stomach: his(her,its) cancer had become
widespread. He told nothing to his close relations and to continue
concerts … He(it) left us May 11th, 1981 in Miami in Florida (sigh) "
When did he(it) know the success? "
" He(it) knew the success in 1975, with his(its) "Live" album thanks to the song " No. Woman No Cry "."
How was called the group of Bob? "
"Yes" the Wailers ", he(it) had trained(formed) this group with 3 of his(her) friends! "
" When did the group break? "
" TheyBroke in 1973, it is has to leave from there that he(it) began his(its) solo career. "
" Who composes the songs? "
" Évidement Bob! Sometimes, he(it) lengthened(stretched out) on the ground the head on a rock near his(its) former(old) house!
It is there that he(it) found the imagination for his(its) songs!
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