Cedella Booker
Jamaican singer and writer
Cedella Booker
Cedella Malcolm Marley Booker was the mother of Jamaican reggae musician Bob Marley and a singer and writer.
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Let's Get Together And Feel Alright
Clash - almost 5 years
'Marley', the new documentary—premiered in Kingston last week and now released to the world—shows just how large one particular issue was in Bob Marley's music (and life), even till after his death: race. Marley's decision to aim for success in rock music instead of the U.S. black music scene caused producer Chris Blackwell (who prompted it) to be vilified by other members of the Wailers, even to the point of calling him "Whitewell." And the film sheds new light both on Marley's father— a white Jamaican who got the black daughters of plantation workers pregnant—and on the love affair between the result of one of those pregnancies and a future Miss World. Speaking at the premiere of the new film, the first ever with backing of the Marley family, Neville Garrick (longtime friend and artistic collaborator to Bob Marley and the Wailers, who designed their album covers and live staging) told me "the essence of Bob Marley" was that "through the colour of him skin he get p ...
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Bob Marley, derramándose - 20minutos.es
Google News - over 5 years
Dos sangres: la madre, Cedella Booker, Ciddy, era negra descendiente de africanos. El padre, Norval Sinclair Marley, descendía de ingleses y era mulato. Había nacido en Jamaica, servido en la Royal Navy y trabajaba como capataz de una plantación
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L'attualità inattuale del giamaicano Marley - Terra
Google News - over 5 years
Egli stesso era figlio di Norval Sinclair Marley, giamaicano di colore bianco discendente di una famiglia inglese, e di Cedella Booker, afro giamaicana nera. «Io non ho pregiudizi contro me stesso», disse una volta Marley. «Mio padre era bianco e mia
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Bob Marley un piccolo grande uomo, molto più di un cantante - Paperblog
Google News - almost 6 years
La sua storia fu avventurosa sin dalla tenera età, in cui rimase orfano del padre Norval Sinclair Marley, un sessantenne ufficiale di origini inglesi che conobbe la diciassettenne di colore Cedella Booker e questa sua personale situazione ebbe una
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Bob Marley's legacy lives on 30 years after his death - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
Marley was the product of Cedella Booker's brief early marriage to a 50-year-old white English Army captain who farmed land adjoining her father's and he spent his youth in the countryside and city, absorbing both cultures. The music star embraced, ... -
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Saiba mais sobre Bob Marley, um dos maiores ícones do universo musical - Cifraclub News
Google News - almost 6 years
A partir do relacionamento entre Cedella Booker, uma jamaicana de 18 anos e Norval Sinclair Marley, capitão do exército inglês e 32 anos mais velho que Cedella, veio ao mundo Robert Nesta Marley, que mais tarde seria mundialmente conhecido como Bob
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MARLEY, L'ETERNEL - L'indépendant.fr
Google News - almost 6 years
Né d'une mère noire, Cedella Booker, et d'un père blanc, Norval Marley de 30 ans son aîné, Nesta Robert Marley naquit à 2 h 30 du matin le 6 février 1945, chez la mère de Cedella, au pied de la colline de Nine Miles. Bob pesait 3 kilos
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Remembering Bob Marley with a trip to Nine Mile - Vancouver Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
Marley himself was born to a white plantation overseer named Norval Sinclair Marley and an 18-year-old black girl named Cedella Booker. His father was never really a part of his life. For a time, Marley lived with his mother in the United States where
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Bob Marley's funeral, 21 May 1981: a day of Jamaican history - The Guardian
Google News - almost 6 years
Bob Marley 1945-1981 1945 Born in Nine Mile, Jamaica to white Jamaican father Norval Sinclair Marley and black mother, Cedella Booker. 1955 Norval dies when Marley is 10. Marley acknowledges his mixed ethnic roots but identifies himself as a black
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WITH PRIDE AND MUSIC, JAMAICANS BURY BOB MARLEY
NYTimes - almost 36 years
It is not that he changed the landscape -the ghetto where he grew up is still scarred by violence - but he turned the despised dialect of that place into songs that transformed the way people saw themselves. For this, Jamaicans by the thousands came out today to bid farewell to Bob Marley, the king of reggae. Mr. Marley died of cancer at the age of
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Timeline
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    THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Cedella Marley Booker died at the age of 81 in Miami, Florida on April 8, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details The Malcolm house where her parents originally lived was torn down and replaced by the new Bob Marley Foundation building. Booker wrote two books on the subject of her son, Bob Marley.
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  • 1926
    Born on July 23, 1926.
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