Bob Marley’s household and Unicef recreate ‘One Love’
Reggae legend Bob Marley and his band The Wailers launched One Love in 1977. Unicef has recreated the hit tune in help of its work to assist youngsters affected by COVID-19.
The worldwide organisation which works to help youngsters around the globe launched a press release on 9 July:
“In help of Unicef’s work to assist youngsters affected by the COVID-19 disaster, the Marley household and Amplified Information are reimagining Bob Marley’s basic #OneLoveOneHeart tune.”
‘One Love’: International solidarity anthem
The worldwide solidarity anthem in help of Unicef’s Reimagine marketing campaign was launched on Friday 17 July and is now accessible on all main streaming platforms.
The Marley household and Amplified Information labored with quite a few artists around the globe on the brand new model.
The jewelry model Pandora additionally has contributed by committing to doubling any donation made, as much as $1 million.
At the moment, the tune nonetheless holds its energy and continues to be as standard because it was 43 years in the past.
The Wailers first launched One Love in 1965 and solely later determined to replace the tune with Marley.
The tune made it into the Grammy Corridor of Fame in 2007. By then, nevertheless, Marley had already handed on.
Bob Marley’s legacy
The Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician died in 1981 when he was 36, from pores and skin most cancers. Had he lived, he would have turned 75 in February this yr.
Thought of one of many pioneers of reggae music, Marley and his band fused collectively parts of a number of genres reminiscent of reggae, ska and rocksteady. Collectively along with his distinctive vocals and expertise for writing songs, he left an everlasting legacy.
He additionally was a Rastafarian, sporting dreadlocks and advocating the usage of marijuana.
Marley’s No Lady No Cry is without doubt one of the classics of the reggae motion and have become a world hit, however there have been numerous others together with Natty Dread, Rastaman Vibration and Exodus.
Rolling Stone journal ranked him at 11 on its checklist of the 100 Best Artists of All Time.