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gepubliceerd op dinsdag 21 juli 2009

Moving cover of Bob Marley's "One Love"

Bob Marley, the legendary musician from Jamaica, would have been 64 years old today if he were still alive. His song "One Love/People Get Ready" is a reggae/Rhythm and blues song featured on the 1977 album "Exodus" by Bob Marley & The Wailers. The song's first recording was done by Marley's original group, The Wailers, on their 1965 debut album The Wailing Wailers in a ska style.

"One Love" was actually named 'Song of the Millennium' by The BBC. From "BBC television selected "One Love" as the anthem of their 24-hour millennium coverage and because of the song's wide-ranging appeal the esteemed network went on to name it their "Song of the Millenium"."

The following is a beautiful rendition of the song. Released in celebration of Bob Marley's birthday on February 6th, this tribute to the legend is performed by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it traveled the globe.

"One Love" from the award-winning documentary "Playing For Change: Peace Through Music"


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