Catch a Fire

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The novel “Catch a Fire” is a complete biography portraying the time, the life, and many events which happened in the life of Bob Marley. The novel depicts major incidents that influenced the thoughts and behavior of Bob Marley. The starting of the novel summarizes the past of Ethiopian tribe, especially with Haile Selassie, who afterwards, becomes the king of the Ethiopian region. The novel mainly states the reasons of starting of the Rastafarianism (Farley, 2006, pg. 216). It is known that Rastafarianism played a very huge role in the life of Bob Marley. Knowing and understanding the religion is important because it became the centerpiece for much of his life, including his music. The focus is to analyze the life of Bob Marley and what he went through so that he could touch the people the way he did with through his life and probably most importantly, his music.
From that very point the child hood and youth of Bob Marley is investigated. Bob Marley is child of Cedella Malcom typically known as Ciddy and a white captain who was European. Bob Marley’s father married Ciddy when he came to known that she was pregnant only to give his name to his child. After the birth of Bob Marley, his father left his wife and disappeared. Ciddy with the help of her father raised Marley. Bob than flew away to Jamaica and started to record music. He also established a group with the name of BOB MARLEY and the WAILERS. Making his alignment with Coxsone Dodd and some of the other producers, Bob became successful in getting his success. Bob than flew to England again to record his music for the Island Records (Goldman, 2007). There he met Chris Black well who also helped him a lot to gain success.
As Bob Marley started to get more popular he started to get richer and more famous even internationally. Marley proclaimed his inner and personal feelings and messages about the concept of…...

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