All our journalism is independent and is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative. By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that third-party cookies will be set. More information. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Topics Bob Marley Listener's digest. Reggae features. American band Maroon 5 collaborated with Hyundai , to record a cover version of "Three Little Birds", that was released as a single on June 9, A music video was released on June 9, and was directed by Joseph Kahn.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Song by Bob Marley and the Wailers. For the fairytale, see The Three Little Birds. Gilberto Gil. Retrieved Retrieved 30 October Retrieved 31 October Retrieved July 29, Archived from the original on Daily Mirror. Retrieved 11 November Rhythm Riders. Having established a predominantly white college age fan base in America, in addition to Caribbean expats, Marley openly courted an African-American audience.
Its soulful piano lines and alluring, danceable groove make "Jamming" a great opener for side 2 but the song's lyrical fearlessness more closely aligns with side 1's uncompromising stances. A captivating song about un-reciprocated love featuring a luscious blues-flavored guitar solo by Junior Marvin.
A joyful, optimistic and thoroughly engaging song, with its easy sing-a-long, sweetly melodic quality making it a children's favorite. One of Marley's best known hits, in "Three Little Birds" was remixed for a Hyundai ad, a rare instance of commercial licensing of a Marley song; Bob's grandson Skip Marley recorded a version of "Three Little Birds" that was adapted for a No Worry campaign for Jamaica's Sandals hotel chain.
Exodus can be bought here. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Search uDiscover Music. Features Latest News. Share Tweet. In December , Jamaica was going through elections, generating substantial political discourse. The song became a No. On 3 December , while he was in his house in Jamaica , an assassination attempt on Marley's life drove him out of his native country: the day after the assassination attempt, Marley fled to England where he recorded the song "Exodus".
In addition to Marley's assassination attempt, "his wife Rita — one of the I Threes , whose singing on Exodus is first-rate"  was also shot and survived. The song " Exodus " became a No. Exodus is a reggae album   which features a "laid-back" production, that contains a "stoned atmosphere that's simultaneously funky and political" according to Cam, an Emeritus from Sputnikmusic.
Cam described the album's musical style as being "different," noting that Marley's style of reggae was not what was prominent in Jamaica during the time, and that the album's music sounds unlike any reggae that came before its release.
Exodus contains elements of pulsating bass beats, pianos and funk along with a "liquid-y bass," drumming and guitars with the inclusion of trumpets in the title track. Vocally, Marley provides a minimalist approach, trying not to reach his falsettos.
The album's track listing is split over two halves,  the first half features songs of religious politics and opens with Natural Mystic which is a slow tempo "fade up" song, followed by "So Much Things To Say" which was described by the BBC as being "exuberant" and features a reggae-scat. Cam from Sputnikmusic gave the album five out of five stars, calling it a "classic". Emeritus praised the album's "laid-back tones" and commended Marley's vocals and lyrical content. Exodus peaked at number 20 on the Billboard and at number 15 on the Black Albums chart , as well as remaining in the UK charts for 56 consecutive weeks, where it peaked at number 8.
In , Time magazine named Exodus the best album of the 20th century. In , the album was ranked number on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the greatest albums of all time ,  maintaining the rating in a revised list. All tracks written by Bob Marley , unless noted.Written-By – Bob Marley: CD Exodus Written-By – Bob Marley: CD Jamming Written-By – Bob Marley: CD Waiting In Vain Written-By – Bob Marley: CD Turn Your Lights Down Low Written-By – Bob Marley: CD Three Little Birds Written-By – Bob Marley: CD One Love / People Get Ready Written /5(6).