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Francophonia: Remembering Bob Marley

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“May 11, 1981 – May 11, 2006: It's been 25 years since Bob Marley left u [1]s”, says (Fr) Martiniquan blog Bondamanjak. France-based Forum Realisance posts lyrics to Redemption Song and commemorates the Jamaican legend [2] (Fr): “I had the incredible fortune of meeting him in Brussels in a private club; I was overjoyed. Listen to Get Up Stand Up or Buffalo Soldier and you will see that the great Bob had great passion for freedom and justice and that he too suffered the weight of history.”