BOB MARLEY WAILERS COULD YOU BE LOVED 12" Supersound single Album #bobmarley #vinyl

12" Maxi Single in Super Sound Recording format 

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"Could You Be Loved" is a single by Bob Marley & The Wailers, released in 1980 on the Island Records with Blue label. The single features the title track, as well as the B-side "One Drop".

"Could You Be Loved" is one of Marley's most popular and well-known songs. Its upbeat rhythm and catchy chorus have made it a favorite among fans and a staple on radio stations around the world. The song's message of love and unity is in keeping with Marley's philosophy of social justice and equality.

The B-side, "One Drop", is another classic track from Marley & The Wailers. Its laid-back groove and smooth vocals make it a favorite among fans of the band's more mellow and soulful side.

The single was released at a time when Marley's popularity was at its peak, and it helped to solidify his status as one of the most important and influential musicians of the 20th century. Its success also helped to bring reggae music to a wider audience, and paved the way for future generations of reggae artists.

In addition to its musical and cultural significance, "Could You Be Loved" is also notable for its innovative use of technology. The song features a drum machine, which was a relatively new and unusual instrument for reggae music at the time. The drum machine helped to give the song its distinctive sound and rhythm, and was an early example of the ways in which technology could be used to enhance and innovate within the genre.

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Album Production Information:

  The album: "BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single" was produced by: Bob Marley and the Wailers, Chris Blackwell

Record Label Information:

  Blue Island 600 249 

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

  1979 Made in Germany  
Track Listing of: "BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single"

The Songs/tracks on "BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Could You Be Loved 12" Super Sound Single" are

  1. Could You Be Loved
  2. One Drop
  3. Ride Natty Ride
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  Bob Marley and The Wailers are one of the most influential and revered reggae bands in the history of popular music. Bob Marley, the lead singer and songwriter, used his music to spread a message of love, peace, and unity, and became a global ambassador for reggae music and Rastafarianism. The Wailers, a band of talented musicians and vocalists, accompanied Marley and helped to shape the sound and style of reggae music.

 Bob Marley was born in Jamaica in 1945, and began his musical career in the early 1960s. He formed The Wailers in 1963 with Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh, and the band quickly became one of the most popular reggae groups in Jamaica. Marley’s songwriting was heavily influenced by his Rastafarian beliefs, which emphasized the need for unity and equality, and rejected the materialism and oppression of Western society. His lyrics often dealt with social and political issues, such as poverty, inequality, and oppression, and were infused with a message of hope and positivity.

 In the 1970s, Bob Marley and The Wailers began to gain international recognition, and they went on to tour the world, spreading the message of reggae music and Rastafarianism. Marley’s concerts were known for their energy and passion, and he became known for his charismatic stage presence and powerful voice. The Wailers were also a vital part of this success, with their tight harmonies, intricate instrumentals, and powerful drumming.

 Bob Marley’s music continues to have a profound impact on popular culture, and his songs have been covered by countless artists from all genres of music. He was also a symbol of resistance against oppression and injustice, and his music continues to be an inspiration to people around the world who are fighting for freedom and equality. In 1980, Marley passed away at the age of 36, but his legacy continues to live on through his music and his message of peace, love, and unity.

  Rita Marley OJ OD (Full-name: Althea Rita Anderson ) t a Jamaican singer and musician who was the lead singer of the group I Threes, which served as the backing vocalists for her husband, Bob Marley, and his band The Wailers. She is also known for her solo work and her activism in support of various causes, including the promotion of Rastafarianism and the rights of women and children.

   Rita Marley was born in Cuba in 1946 and grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. She began her musical career in the 1960s, performing with various reggae and ska groups before joining The Wailers in the 1970s. As a member of I Threes, she contributed to the success of The Wailers, singing on several of their most famous albums, including "Catch a Fire" and "Burnin’."

   In addition to her work with The Wailers, Rita Marley has also released several solo albums, including "Who Feels It Knows It" and "Harambe." She has been honored for her contributions to reggae music, and in 2003, she was awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction for her service to the music industry and her promotion of Rastafarianism.

   Rita Marley is also known for her humanitarian work and her activism on behalf of various causes. She established the Bob Marley Foundation, which supports educational and health initiatives in Jamaica and other countries, and she is also an advocate for the rights of women and children. Through her music and her activism, Rita Marley continues to carry on the legacy of Bob Marley and The Wailers, and her impact on popular culture and the world at large will continue to be felt for generations to come.