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Bob Marley

Redemption Song

  • Reggae
  • Space
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Folk
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  • 2012
  • 1964
  • 2010
  • 1980
  • 1955

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“Redemption Song” is the last track on Bob Marley’s ninth Island music album, Uprising. At the time he wrote the song, circa 1979, Marley had already been diagnosed with the cancer that was to later take his life, and according to Rita Marley, he was already secretly in a lot of pain and dealt with his own mortality, a feature which is clearly apparent on the album, particularly on this song. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Redemption songs ... These songs of freedom ... Wont you help to sing

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This song is listed #66 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Popular in Reggae (See Charts): No Woman, No Cry, D'Yer Mak'Er, Me Gustas Tu, Red Red Wine, Baby I Love Your Way, Is This Love, Could You Be Loved, Baby I Love Your Way, Spirits In The Material World, and Boombastic.


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