Bob Marley was more than a successful rock musician. His pioneering reggae supergroup The Wailers, brought the genre into the mainstream and he became a Caribbean superstar. In death he has become a spiritual figure, widely revered for his political and religious beliefs as much as his music. This is a collector's edition of over 100 classic songs, all written by the first global superstar of Jamaican music. From his earliest songs of the 1960s to his years with Island Records, these are the potent lyrics to the "international" reggae sound that was to make Bob Marley an unforgettable music legend. Each song is annotated with recording details and a textual analysis.