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The Bible and the Guitar

The author with Marley's Gibson Les Paul Guitar at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, August 2011.

The author with Marley’s Gibson Les Paul Guitar at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, August 2011.

“The Bible and the guitar were reciprocally essential to Marley’s musical message that he spread throughout the world via relentless touring.”

—Excerpt from the forthcoming book by Dean MacNeil

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Marley’s Home

Bob Marley House, Nine Miles. Photo Credit: Dean MacNeil, Copyright © 1993-2012

Bob Marley House, Nine Mile. Photo Credit: Dean MacNeil, Copyright © 1993-2013.

Marley would often retreat to his home in the village of Nine Mile, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica, where he farmed, wrote music, and studied the Bible (Davis, 69).

Source

Stephen Davis, Bob Marley: Conquering Lion of Reggae, 2 rev. ed. (London: Plexus, 1994).