Title: Redemption Song
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It is the final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers' ninth and final album made when he was alive, Uprising, produced by Chris Blackwell and released by Island Records. Unlike most of Marley’s works, Redemption Song is a strictly solo acoustic track with no sign of the reggae style present in nearly everything else he has made. Instead, it is a deeply contemplative and personal song that evoked the sound and style of another Bob: Bob Dylan
Marley completed the Uprising album (his last) in the summer of 1980. He was suffering from the cancer that would eventually kill him at age 36, but was very productive in his later years. He refused traditional medicine because of his Rastafarian beliefs and chose to make music and perform as long as he could. This can be heard in Marley's lyric: Emancipate yourself from mental slavery None but ourselves can free our minds. Garvey's 1923 book The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey contains this preface, which is likely where Marley got the idea for "Redemption," which he used in the title: "Dedicated to the true and loyal members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the cause of African redemption. This is much more of a folk song than a reggae number. Very unusual for Marley, it is just his voice accompanied by his acoustic guitar.
Uprising is a 1980 reggae album by Bob Marley and the Wailers. Marley died the following year, and Uprising was the final studio album released during his lifetime. This album is one of Marley's most directly religious, with nearly every song addressing his Rastafarian beliefs, culminating in the acoustic recording of "Redemption Song". Uprising peaked at on Billboard's (North America) Black Albums chart, and on the Pop Albums chart.
Lyrics to "Redemption Song" song by Bob Marley & The Wailers: Old pirates, yes, they rob I Sold I to the merchant ships Minutes after they took I From the bottoml. An alternate version with full-band arrangement was released as a single in the UK and France in October 1980 and was included in the 2001 re-issue of the album as a bonus track. This song was Bob Marley's last single before his death on the 11th of May 1981. Some lyrics of this song were derived from a speech by Marcus Garvey, the Pan-Africanist orator and a prophet of the Rastafari culture. Freedom and redemption, main themes of the song, reflect Marley's beliefs. He was a very spiritual singer and he inspired the people of Jamaica with his songs
Redemption Song" is a song by Bob Marley. It is the final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers' ninth album, Uprising, produced by Chris Blackwell and released by Island Records. The song is considered one of Marley's seminal works, with some key lyrics derived from a speech given by the Pan-Africanist orator Marcus Garvey. At the time he wrote the song, circa 1979, Bob Marley had been diagnosed with the cancer that later was to take his life. Bob Marley & The Wailers.
Uprising was the last album by Bob Marley to be released in his lifetime. The day it reached the shops on 1 June 1980, Marley and the Wailers opened for Fleetwood Mac at the 69,000-capacity Reitstadion in Munich. It was the second night of the Uprising tour, a European trek which took them to some of the biggest venues on the continent and to several countries they hadn’t played before, including Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland and Italy . Redemption Song’ was one of the last songs Marley wrote and recorded, and the last single released before he died. It was also the last song he performed live in public.
This song is by Bob Marley & The Wailers and appear. n the album Uprising (1980). on the compilation album Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers (1984). on the box set Songs Of Freedom (1992).
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|B1||Redemption Song (Band Version)||3:29|
|B2||I Shot The Sheriff (Live Version)||5:16|
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|K 8154||Bob Marley & The Wailers||Redemption Song (7", Single)||Island Records||K 8154||New Zealand||1980|
|6010 310||Bob Marley & The Wailers||Redemption Song (7")||Island Records||6010 310||France||1980|