Jamaican musicians Bob & Rita Marley and family. -Jamaican families are tightly woven together like a knit. If you are unkind to one member of the family, the rest of the family empathizes. Even though a child may embark on a new life as a wife or husband, the families still preside over their interests and well-being.
Bob Marley cooks, Westmoreland, Jamaica, 1974. Bob Marley cooks Ital food, a vegetarian diet followed by most Rastafarians. Ital food should be fresh, containing no preservatives or additives, and should have little to no meat or dairy. Rastafarians believe the Ital diet promotes a healthy mind, body and spirit.
Revealed: the white ex-naval officer who fathered Bob Marley was a British captain from Essex
Jamaican "reggae " singer-songwriter and musician Bob Marley, son of gospel singer Cedella Booker and Captain Norval Marley, married singer Rita Anderson, February 10, 1966. They had 4 children with Rita (including 2 from Rita's previous relationships) and he had 7-8 children from other women during his marriage. He died of cancer in 1981 at the age of 36.