marley Bob Marley Passed On 30 Years Ago Today

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[photogallerylink id=64705 align=right] [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Marley[/lastfm] passed away of cancer in Miami on May 11, 1981.

He was only 36 years old. His last words to his son Ziggy we’re reportedly, “Money can’t buy life.

At his funeral, Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga gave this touching eulogy:

His voice was an omnipresent cry in our electronic world. His sharp features, majestic looks, and prancing style a vivid etching on the landscape of our minds. Bob Marley was never seen. He was an experience which left an indelible imprint with each encounter. Such a man cannot be erased from the mind. He is part of the collective consciousness of the nation.

It’s true. Thirty years later Bob Marley has not been erased from the public mind. His music lives on. Click through to watch great Bob Marley music videos and remember the man through his everlasting music!

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