Bob Marley's Enduring Musical, Political Legacy

More than 20 years after his death, Bob Marley's musical and political legacy endures. A huge concert in Ethiopia over the weekend marked what would have been Marley's 60th birthday. All this for a man whose life began in the poor countryside of northern Jamaica. Hear NPR's Christopher Johnson.

Bob Marley sings at a concert in western Massachusetts, 1978

hide captionBob Marley sings at a concert in western Massachusetts, 1978

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