Bob Marley became the symbol of reggae in the 1960s and 1970s, and continues to be the most beloved, influential musical icon today among both fans & aspiring artists. Today & this month, there are celebration’s in honor of Bob Marley’s birthday which recognize’s him turning 66. However, he died when he was just 36 years old from a battle with cancer in 1981. His fame, his music & cultural impact has only grown with each passing year while the message from his music continues to spread for Peace & Love!
As of last week, you can now own Bob Marley’s last recorded concert with this new release of Bob Marley & The Wailers new live album Live Forever. Once again, Happy Birthday Mr. Marley!
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Live Forever
Recorded 30 years ago while Marley was touring in support of his album Uprising, the Live Forever is Bob Marley’s last recorded concert and is out now as Bob Marley & The Wailers – Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, September 23, 1980 (out via UMe/Tuff Gong International).
The set is a 2CD/3LP/digital collection that features many of Bob’s most cherished songs such as No Woman No Cry, Jammin’, and Is This Love, among others. The spectacular audio documentary Live Forever, also immortalizes the last song Marley ever performed live in concert: Get Up Stand Up, his rally cry for equality.