Toppa Top 10: Ten Cover Songs by Bob Marley and the Wailers

February 6, 2013

Words by Jesse Serwer and Martei Korleyโ€”

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Bob Marley has influenced a lot of people, but he had many influences, too. In their early years, Bob and The Wailers did versions of songs by the Beatles, Tom Jones and Jr. Walker, to name a few. And no one had a bigger impact on their music than Curtis Mayfield, whose group The Impressions was covered several times by The Wailers in their early days at Jamaica’s Studio One. Read on for a rundown of all of Bob’s most notable interpretations of other people’s songs.