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The genre that Bob Marley sings is not just reggea it contains ska and rocksteady as well. Ska is a music genre that started in Jamaica and contains ways of music from Caribbean Mento, Calypso, and Rhythm and Blues. Its has a Walk Bass Line, Accented Guitar or Piano rhythms on the offbeat, and some time a little bit of jazz with Horn Riffs. Rocksteady is a genre oof music that became popular in Jamaica in 1966. Rocksteady is preformed by Jamaican Vocal Harmony groups. Rocksteady is different from Ska because the tempo in rocksteady is a lot slower than ska and its more relaxing. The "Teenagers" which consisted of Bob Marley, Bunny Livingston, Peter Mclntosh, Junior Braithwaite, Beverly Kelso, and Cherry Smith was a band that song Ska and Rocksteady music. They had many name before it became the wailers but finaly their producer changed it to "The Wailers." In 1966 Smith, Kelso, and Braithwaite left the band and there was only Bunny, Tosh, and Marley. Some of there most famous songs are "Get up, Stand Up" and "I Shot The Sheriff." In 1974 the wailers broke up but Marley still went as Bob Marley and the Wailers. He came out with some of his best songs after that like "No Women, No Cry" and "Smile Jamaica." His last songs were "Redemption Song" and "Forever Loving Jah."
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