Rita Marley

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Reggae Singer
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Date of Birth July 25, 1946
Place of Birth Cuba
Age 74 years old
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Rita Marley

Alpharita Constantia "Rita" Marley, OD, is a Cuban-born Jamaican singer and the widow of Bob Marley. She was a member of the vocal group the I Threes, along with Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt, who gained recognition as the backing vocalists for Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Birth name: Alpharita Constantia Anderson
Born: July 25, 1946, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Origin: Kingston, Jamaica
Genres: Reggae
Occupation(s): Singer
Years active: 1966–present
Labels: Shanachie
Associated acts: Bob Marley and the Wailers, The I Threes
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About Rita Marley

Widow of Bob Marley who was a member of the musical group I Threes. She was also a backing vocalist with The Wailers.

Before Fame

She was raised in Cuba but grew up in Jamaica. She met her husband through Peter Tosh in the 1960s.

Achievement

She published the book No Woman, No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley.

Family Life

She married reggae artist Bob Marley on February 10, 1966. She had three children with Bob and another three from other relationships.

Associations

She was featured in the song "Mary Jane Shoes" by Stacy Ferguson.

Information related to Rita Marley

  • Marley family
  • Bob Marley
  • The Wailers members
  • Shanachie Records artists
  • Converts to the Rastafari movement
  • Recipients of the Order of Distinction
  • Jamaican female singers
  • Jamaican Rastafarians
  • Jamaican reggae singers
  • Musicians from Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jamaican reggae musicians
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Latest information about Rita Marley updated on March 05, 2021.

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