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Bob Marley

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The Resume

    (February 6, 1945-May 1, 1981)
    Frontman for 'Bob Marley & The Wailers'
    Wrote & recorded such songs as 'I Shot The Sheriff,' 'Stir It Up,' 'No Woman, No Cry,' 'Exodus,' 'Get Up, Stand Up,' 'Redemption Song,' 'Buffalo Soldier' and 'Jamming'

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a Rastafarian, considering himself a descendant of ancient Hebrews exiled in Babylon.
    He smoked ganja (dope).
    As a teen, he lived in Jamaica while his mother lived in Delaware.
    His first two singles released, 'Judge Not' and 'One More Cup of Coffee' were poorly received.
    He refused to have a cancerous toe removed because it was against his Rastafarian faith.
    He was a vegetarian.
    He looked like he rarely washed his hair, and his beard was unkempt.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He pioneered mainstream reggae and ska music.
    He survived an assassination attempt (December 3, 1976).
    He rarely saw his father (though he did send financial support).
    He died at 36 years old, of a brain tumor (1981).
    His illness didn't prevent him from recording music.
    He is one of the first reggae stars to record an entire reggae album, 'Catch a Fire' (1970).
    He and the Wailers were named 'Band Of The Year' by Rolling Stone magazine (1976).
    Time Magazine awarded his album 'Exodus' Album of the Century.
    Research: Tim Howard

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 203 Votes: 52.71% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 141 Votes: 51.77% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 89 Votes: 42.70% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 69 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 63 Votes: 63.49% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 27 Votes: 25.93% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 33 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 34 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 157 Votes: 51.59% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 171 Votes: 54.39% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 55 Votes: 50.91% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 233 Votes: 54.94% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 178 Votes: 45.51% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 151 Votes: 33.11% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 295 Votes: 44.41% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 248 Votes: 44.76% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 582 Votes: 42.96% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 506 Votes: 41.11% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1167 Votes: 45.42% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 5309 Votes: 35.34% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 1008 Votes: 33.73% Annoying