Bob Marley Remembered Reggae — with its island rhythms, religious roots, and frequently political messages — has held its place as a popular musical form for more than a quarter century. Today, on the 20th anniversary of Bob Marley's death, NPR's Tom Cole looks back at the history of the genre.
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Bob Marley Remembered

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Bob Marley Remembered

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Reggae — with its island rhythms, religious roots, and frequently political messages — has held its place as a popular musical form for more than a quarter century. Today, on the 20th anniversary of Bob Marley's death, NPR's Tom Cole looks back at the history of the genre.

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