Why did Bob Marley song No Woman No Cry?
As he laid in his room on First Street in Trench Town, Vincent ‘Tata’ Ford heard the cry of a mother whose son had been arrested and charged with gun possession. Her wailing taunted Ford, and it would ultimately become inspiration for Bob Marley’s No Woman, No Cry, of which he is co-author.
Who originally wrote No Woman No Cry?
“No woman, don’t cry” is what Bob Marley really means in this classic hit. Marley is reminding the woman of the good memories, and the fact that “everything’s gonna be alright”. The line of the song is “No, Woman, Nuh cry.” Nuh is Jamaican for “don’t,” the meaning of the lyric is No, Woman, don’t cry.
Did Bob Marley wrote No Woman No Cry?
“26 years after the death of the reggae superstar, Trenchtown, which gave birth to reggae music and its legend, is trying to showcase its most prominent resident’s legacy.” “It is all happening in the ‘government yard’, the public housing project where Marley lived and which he sang about famously in his songs.”
What defines reggae?
According to an early definition in The Dictionary of Jamaican English (1980), reggae is based on ska, an earlier form of Jamaican popular music, and employs a heavy four-beat rhythm driven by drums, bass guitar, electric guitar, and the “scraper,” a corrugated stick that is rubbed by a plain stick.
What year was No Woman, No Cry released?
By law, Marley’s widow receives 10 percent of the estate. All his children get equal shares of 50 percent of what remains. The remainder is placed in trust. Rita Marley is entitled to interest on the percentage held in trust.
Where is Bob Marley from?
Nine Mile, Jamaica