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Throughout the years there have been many great musicians but none were a influential as Bob Marley Through his song not only started a revolution in Jamaica but also in parts of Africa Also he love to speak about world peace and unity In 1980 Bob Marley and The Wailers were invited to play at the Independence Ceremony of Zimbabwe The thirty five year old Marley said this was his greatest honor ever He also received The Order of Merit Jamaicas third highest honor in recognition of his contributions to Jamaicans Culture These highlights just start to tell how he moved people with his lyrics In such songs as Get Up Stand Up He encourages his listeners to stand up to adversity or fall to oppression In some respects he was a Jamaican Martin Luther King Jr Using words instead of knives as his weapon against adversity When Jamaica was fighting Britain for their independence they listen to Marleys music for inspiration and when they gained freedom who do you think they invited to perform at the ceremony The talented Marley These are just a few stories that prove that he was more of a leader than a Musician In addition to preaching about standing up for your rights Marley also spoke about world peace Examples of this are in song like One Love and Exodus He is saying that the people of the world need to stop fighting over our simple differences Instead of hating each other we need to start loving each other Even though he really wanted Africans to come together when he was on stage he sang to everyone It didnt matter if you were yellow white etc he just wanted
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