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Bob Marley was one of the most popular reggae music artists of histime From the start of his career at the age of fourteen until hisdeath at thirty-six he was a musical inspiration to people across theuniverse His lyrics preached about peace love and equality foreveryone He inspired many people around the world with his music filledwith Rastafarian religious influences long after his life endedBob Marleys music career at the age of fourteen when his mothersuggested to him that he become a welders apprentice after leavingschool because she was not completely sure if being in the musicalindustry would end up being the right career for him Shortly afterbecoming a welder a steel splinter hit him in the eye This proved tobe the last straw for him and he immediately quit to begin focusingsolely on his musical career Bobmarley Bobs music was heavilyinspired by his Rastafarian religious beliefs IMDb At the age of 16he met Desmond Dekker who later ended up topping the UK charts in 1969Dekker introduced him to Jimmy Cliff who was was the future star of theJamaican film The Harder They Come Jimmy brought bob to theproducer Leslie Kong who recorded Marleys first singles Judge Notand One More Cup of Coffee However Bob was only paid a measlyamount of 2000 for his first singles Bob Marley told him that one dayhe was going to become rich from his recordings but Leslie wouldnt getany of it Bobmarley Things started shaping up for Bob in 1963 when he and his childhoodfriend Neville Livingstar started taking free vocal lessons courtesy ofJoe Higgs Higgs introduced Bob and Neville to Peter Tosh and the trioformed their new band The Wailing Wailers Joe played a crucial part intheir musical direction Bobmarley Peter was a good friend to Bob andtaught him how to play the guitar Shortly afterward Bob and TheWailers met with Clement Sir Coxsone Dodd a producer Their first songthey recorded with him was Simmer Down which sold
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