Bob Marley is a is a classic and World renowned musician that was born on this date in Jamaica in the year 1945. The reggae legend was a on his 36 when the cold hands of cancer took his life on May 11, 1981. Bob Marley was a dreadlocked Rastafari who became one of the most respected, honored, recognized and revered melody makers the world has ever known, assembling a world-wide beloved songbook that will forever continue to be celebrated across generations and cultures.
To celebrate this incredible groundbreaking musician, we put together a 3 collection and memorable television appearances Bob made before he passed away. The videos features some of his most appreciated songs like “Stir It Up,” “Kinky Reggae,” “Positive Vibration,” and many more.
The first time Bob Marley appeared on the British TV was on May 1, 1973 in an episode of the BBC’s called “The Old Grey Whistle Test”. Bob and his hired professional mourners performed “Concrete Jungle,” “Stir It Up,” and some other good reggae songs.
The 1975 August episode featured the U.S. television debut of Bob Marley & The Wailers. It was recorded before a live studio audience on June 21, 1975, watch the performance.
The Rastaman Vibration Tour was visited by Bob Marley & The Wailers, the performance occurred in Amsterdam, Netherlands in June of 1976. Still in the country, the group recorded a performance for the Dutch television series called TOpPop at the AVRO Studios in Hilversum.