Bob Marley (Robert Nesta Marley) was born on February 6,1945 in Nine Miles in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica. His father (Norval Sinclair Marley) was an English marine-officer and his mother (Cedella Ciddy Malcom) was a native Jamaican who lived in Rhoden Hall. After Bob was born, his father left his mother.
When Bob was five, his father took him to Kingston so he could get a better education; however, Marley ended up living with his grandmother, who was unable to properly look after him. He ended up on the streets hanging out with the various gangs of Kingston, later known as ?Rude Boys?. One year later Bob bumped into one of his mother?s friends. He told her that he had not received the education his father had intended for him. She told his mother and soon Bob was reunited with his mother. A couple of years later Bob and his mother moved to Trench Town (West-Kingston) because his mother was looking for a job. Bob Marley loved the fast life in the big city, as well the music of Fats Domino and Ray Charles. One of Bob?s friends, known as ?Bunny? was into
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