Bob Marley 30 Years Left this world
May 12, 2011 by Post Team
Bob Marley 30 Years Ago Passed Away, Bob Marley battle with cancer ended in a Miami hospital 30 years ago on Wednesday, leading to a premature ending of life of the most important standard-bearer of reggae music.
His son, David “Ziggy” Marley, who was 12 at the time and spent a reggae star in her own right, considered the anniversary of a day of celebration rather than mourning.
“It is the happiest day, but we have learned to live with it,” he told Reuters on Wednesday. “The exact date is a day trip. It is a day of movement. We accept it as that. We are not here to mourn or be sad. We are here to celebrate and be happy.”
Marley was on hand at the Grammy Museum, where an exhibition about his father opened Wednesday and ends on October 2. Marley’s family worked in close collaboration with museum curators, loan memorabilia from his personal collection.
Perhaps the most significant element in the screen is the main guitar Marley, a modified version of Gibson Les Paul mahogany. The commissioners said they have never been exhibited in the United States. The guitar is part of the permanent collection of Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica.
“That was his baby,” said Marley. “That was his weapon. That is what most celebrated with him on stage, off stage. It is of wood, which is natural. Some of sweat from Bob, whatever, is that wood, the guitar. ”
He recalled that he used to play guitar himself on stage until he was told to be placed in the museum.
“I was very sad about that,” he said with a laugh. “I wish I could be Jammin ‘on it.”
The exhibition also includes a stage embroidered denim blue jacket worn by Marley, and free photos, old concert posters and records. Music and video clips are also shown, and drum machines allow visitors to try to play along with songs by Marley.
Marley said the exhibition would be better appreciated for their baby, a nod to Bob Marley in the use of cannabis as one of the most prominent supporters of the Rastafari movement.
“Spiritually high or high on grass,” he said. “However, no drugs, however. Nothing else. Natural High.”
The unified grass a couple of new projects Ziggy Marley has been working on a superhero comic book entitled “Marijuanaman” and a new album called “wild and free.”
In the comic, Marijuanaman is forced to leave their planet after its natural supply of THC in the atmosphere is exhausted. Lands on Earth, inevitably, in a marijuana field, and was befriended by a community of environmentalists.
The drug gives you superpowers and friends to help battle an evil pharmaceutical company. He has a girlfriend, of course, the name of MJ, which is slang for marijuana.
The noted actor and hemp advocate Woody Harrelson appears on the album’s title track, a duet with Marley in a strong statement of the beneficial effects of cannabis. Sale on 14 June.
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