Bob Marley: The undisputed world ambassador of reggae
Chris Salewicz, The History of Rock, 1983
BOB MARLEY ALMOST SINGLE-HANDEDLY introduced reggae music to European and American audiences and, more than any other artist, was responsible for establishing it as a major force in popular music, worthy of comparison with rocknroll or the blues. As his fame spread, he became a legendary figure, revered as a prophet of hope by the downtrodden and oppressed for his championing of populist political movements.
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