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Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions So Much Things to Say - The Oral History of Bob Marley Book.
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Now, drawing on forty years of intimate interviews with band members, family, lovers, and confidants-many speaking publicly for the first time-Steffens crafts a riveting oral history depicting Marley's life through vivid scenes: the future reggae star auditioning for Coxsone Dodd in Trench Town, the violent confrontation between the Wailers and producer Lee Perry, the attempted assassination (and conspiracy theories that followed), triumphant live performances around the world, and the artist's tragic death from cancer at the age of thirty-six So Much Things to Say - The Oral History of Bob Marley Book.
Roger Steffens traveled with the Wailers, interviewed Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer extensively, and took iconic Marley photographs So Much Things to Say - The Oral History of Bob Marley Book.