Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands The Wailers (1963-1974) and Bob Marley & The Wailers (1974–1981).
I don't have prejudice against meself. My father was a white and my mother was black. Them call me half-caste or whatever. Me don't dip on nobody's side. Me don't dip on the black man's side nor the white man's side. Me dip on God's side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.
The Beat (known in North America as The English Beat) are a 2 Tone ska revival band founded in England in 1978. Their songs fuse ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock, and their lyrics deal with themes of love, unity and sociopolitical topics. The Beat released three albums: I Just Can't Stop It (1980), Wha'ppen? (1981) and Special ...
ALTERNATIVE ROCK. The song 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' by Green Day tells the story of frontman, Bille Joe Armstrong's father dying when he was only 10 years old, whilst the music video follows the story of the beginning of the Iraq War from the post-9/11 America perspective.