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Bob Marley and the Wailers discography

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Most of Bob Marley's early music was recorded with Peter Tosh and
Bunny Wailer, who together with Marley were the most prominent Bob Marley and the Wailers
members of The Wailers. In 1972, The Wailers had their first hit outside discography
Jamaica when Johnny Nash covered their song "Stir It Up", which
became a U.K. hit. The 1973 album, Catch a Fire, was released
worldwide, and sold well. It was followed by Burnin' which included the
song "I Shot the Sheriff", of which a cover version by Eric Clapton
became a hit in 1974.

Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer left The Wailers in 1974. Bob Marley
proceeded with Bob Marley and the Wailers, which included the
Wailers Band and the I Threes. In 1975, he had his first own hit outside Bob Marley in concert, 1980.
Jamaica with "No Woman, No Cry," from the Natty Dread album. His
Studio albums 13
subsequent albums, including Rastaman Vibration, Exodus, Kaya,
Survival and the last album released during his lifetime, Uprising, were Live albums 5
big international sellers. Between 1991 and 2007 Bob Marley and The Compilation albums 38
Wailers sold in excess of 21 million records. These statistics did not
Video albums 2
begin to be collected until ten years after his death.[1]
Music videos 17
The Roots Reggae Library created an overview of all the music known Singles 133
to be released by The Wailers, prior to their contact with the Island
Records label. This overview is an indexation of all the singles Soundtrack albums 1

recorded, filled into 6 Ska albums and 11 Rocksteady albums.[2] Remix albums 10
Box sets 11

Contents
1 Albums
1.1 Studio albums
1.2 Live albums
1.3 Compilation albums
1.3.1 Island/Tuff Gong releases
1.3.2 JAD/Trojan releases
1.3.3 Studio One releases
1.3.4 Other releases
1.4 Remix albums
1.4.1 Island/Tuff Gong releases
1.4.2 JAD/Trojan releases
1.5 Box sets
1.5.1 Island/Tuff Gong releases
1.5.2 JAD/Trojan releases
1.6 Other albums
2 Singles
2.1 1960s
2.2 1970s
2.3 1980s
2.4 1990s
2.5 2000s
3 Videos
3.1 Video albums
3.2 Music videos
4 References
5 External links

Albums
Studio albums
Peak chart positions
Certifications
Title Album details US AUT NOR NZ SWE UK
US (sales thresholds)
R&B [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Released: 1965
The Wailing Wailers Label: Studio One
Format:

Released: December
1970
Soul Rebels
Label: Upsetter/Trojan
Format:

Released: 1971
Soul Revolution Label: Upsetter/Trojan
Format:

Released: August 1971


The Best of The
Label: Beverley's
Wailers
Format:

Released: 13 April 1973


Catch a Fire Label: Island/Tuff Gong 171 51 UK: Silver[8]
Format:

Released: 19 October
1973 US: Gold[9]
Burnin' 151 41
Label: Island/Tuff Gong UK: Silver[8]
Format:

Released: 25 October
1974
Natty Dread
Label: Island/Tuff Gong
92 44 44 43 UK: Gold[8]
Format:

Released: 30 April 1976


US: Gold[9]
Rastaman Vibration Label: Island/Tuff Gong 8 11 14 26 45 15
Format: UK: Gold[8]

CAN: 8
Released: 3 June 1977 Platinum[10]
Exodus Label: Island/Tuff Gong 20 15 21 12 12 14 8
Format: US: Gold[9]
UK: Gold[8]

Released: 23 March
1978 US: Gold[9]
Kaya 50 50 6 6 14 4
Label: Island/Tuff Gong UK: Gold[8]
Format:

Released: 2 October CAN: 2


Survival 70 32 10 14 17 20
1979 Platinum[10]
Label: Island/Tuff Gong SPA:
Format: Platinum[11]

Released: 10 June 1980


Uprising Label: Island/Tuff Gong 45 41 6 6 1 3 6 US: Gold[9]
Format:

Released: 23 May 1983


Confrontation Label: Island/Tuff Gong 55 31 18 12 6 16 5 US: Gold[9]
Format:

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums

Peak chart positions


Certifications
Title Album details US US US SWE SWI UK
US (sales thresholds)
World R&B Reggae [6] [12] [7]

Released: 5 December
1975 US: Gold[9]
Live! 90 47 29 38
Label: Island/Tuff Gong UK: Silver[8]
Format:

Released: 10 November
1978
Babylon by Bus 102 58 44 40
Label: Island/Tuff Gong
Format:

Released: 4 February
1991
Talkin' Blues 103 2 31 40
Label: Island/Tuff Gong
Format:

Released: 24 June 2003


Live at the Roxy Label: Island/Tuff Gong 5
Format:

Released: 2011
Live Forever Label: Island/Tuff Gong 14 4 1 74
Format:

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums

Island/Tuff Gong releases


Peak chart positions
Certifications
Title Album details US US AUS FIN ITA NLD NOR NZ SPA SWE SWI UK (sales thresholds)
US [13] CAN [14] [15] [16] [4] [5] [17] [6] [12] [7]
R&B Reggae

Released:
8 May
1984
Label: CAN: 2x
Island/Tuff Platinum[10]
Gong 5 UK: 6x
Legend Format: [19] 34 1 14 11 1 8 1 41 10 23 1
Platinum[8]
Cassette, US: 15x
CD, LP, Platinum[9]
Digital
Download,
Blu-ray[18]

Released:
1986
Rebel Label:
140 3 54
Music Island/Tuff
Gong
Format:

Released:
Natural 23 May
Mystic: 1995
US: Gold[9]
The Label: 67 1 39 24 34 3 14 10 5
Legend Island/Tuff UK: Gold[8]
Lives On Gong
Format:

One Released:
Love: The 22 May UK: Gold[8]
Very Best 2001 AUS:
of Bob Label: 60 45 1 16 10 12 3 3 2 2 2 8 5 Platinum[20]
Marley & Island/Tuff CAN:
The Gong Platinum[10]
Wailers Format:

Released:
11
January
2005 CAN:
Gold 1
Label: Gold[10]
Island/Tuff
Gong
Format:

Released:
Africa 8
Unite: November
The 2005 101 49 3 66 9 93 26 UK: Gold[8]
Singles Label:
Collection Island/Tuff
Gong
Format:
JAD/Trojan releases

Peak chart positions


Certifications
Title Album details US NOR SPA UK (sales thresholds)
Reggae [4] [21] [7]

The Complete Bob Marley


Released: 1998
& the Wailers 19671972,
Label: JAD 10
Vol. 2: Selassie Is the
Format:
Chapel

Released: 2002
Trenchtown Rock
Label: Trojan 13
(Anthology '69'78)
Format:

Released: 2004
Roots of a Legend Label: Trojan 15 51
Format:

Released: 2004
Feel Alright Label: JAD 79
Format:

20th Century Masters: The Released: 2004


Millenium Collection The Label: JAD 10
JAD Years Format:

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

African Herbsman (1973)


Rasta Revolution (1974)
In the Beginning (1983)
Bob, Peter, Bunny & Rita (1985)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 1: Rock to the Rock (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 2: Selassie Is the Chapel (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 3: Best of the Wailers (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 4: Soul Rebels (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 5: Soul Revolution Part II (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 6: More Axe (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 7: Keep on Skanking (1998)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 8: Satisfy My Soul Jah Jah (1998)
Jungle Dub (2001)
Natty Rebel (2001)
Jungle Dub Part II (2002)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 9: Freedom Time (2002)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 10: Soul Adventurer (2002)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Vol. 11: Lonesome Feeling (2002)
Trenchtown Rock (Anthology '69'78) (2002)
Roots of a Legend (2004)
Feel Alright (2004)
20th Century Masters: The Millenium Collection The JAD Years (2004)
Universal Masters Collection: Classic Bob Marley & the Wailers (2004)
An Introduction to Bob Marley & the Wailers The JAD Years (2004)
Original Cuts (2004)
127 King Street (2004)
Ammunitition Dub Collection (2004)
Wail'n Soul'm Singles Selecta (2005)
Gold (19671972) (2005)
Reggae Legends (2008)

Studio One releases

The Best of Bob Marley & The Wailers (1976)


Marley, Tosh, Livingston And Associates The Wailers (1981)
One Love (1991)
Destiny: Rare Ska Sides From Studio 1 (1999)
Wailers and Friends (1999)
Climb the Ladder (2000)
Greatest Hits at Studio One (2003)
Another Dance: Rarities from Studio One (2007)

Other releases

Bob Marley at His Best (1992)

Remix albums

Island/Tuff Gong releases


Peak chart positions
Certifications
Title Album details US US AUT NZ SWI
US (sales thresholds)
R&B Reggae [3] [5] [12]

Released: 1993
The Never Ending
Label: RAS, Tuff Gong
Wailers
Format: CD, LP

Released: 23 September
Dreams of Freedom:
1997
Ambient Translations in 1
Label: Axiom
Dub
Format:

Released: 16 November CAN: Gold[10]


1999
Chant Down Babylon
Label: Island
60 21 1 49 6 23 SWE: Gold[22]
Format: CS, CD, LP US: Gold[23]

Released: 2007
Roots, Rock, Remixed Label: Tuff Gong 11
Format: CD

Released: 23 June 2009


B Is for Bob Label: Tuff Gong 77 1
Format: CD

Released: 2012
In Dub, Vol. 1 Label: Tuff Gong 1
Format: CD

Released: 2013
Legend: Remixed Label: Tuff Gong 89 1
Format: CD

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

JAD/Trojan releases
Peak chart positions
Certifications
Title Album details US US NZ SWI UK
US (sales thresholds)
R&B Reggae [5] [12] [7]

Released: 1981
Chances Are Label: WEA 117 32 27 27
Format: CS

Released: 3 October 1995


Soul Almighty: The
Label: JAD 1 19 93
Formative Years, Vol. 1
Format:

Released: 1997
Black Progress: The
Label: JAD
Formative Years, Vol. 2
Format:

Released: 8 May 2001


Shakedown: Marley
Label: JAD 15 41
Remix
Format: CS, CD

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

Box sets

Peak chart positions


Certifications
Title Album details US US UK
US (sales thresholds)
R&B Reggae [7]

Released: 6 October 1992 CAN: Platinum[10]


Songs of Freedom Label: Island/Tuff Gong 86 24 2 10 UK: Silver[8]
Format: US: 2x Platinum[9]

The Complete Bob Marley Released: 1997


& the Wailers 19671972, Label: JAD 4
Part I Format:

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

Island/Tuff Gong releases

The Box Set (1982)


Songs of Freedom (1992)

JAD/Trojan releases

The Early Years (1993)


The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Part I (1997)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Part II (1997)
The Complete Bob Marley & the Wailers 19671972, Part III (1998)
The Complete Upsetter Collection (2000)
The Upsetter Singles Box' (2002)
Grooving Kingston 12 (2004)
Fy-ah, Fy-ah (2004)
Man to Man (2004)

Other albums
Peak chart positions
Certifications
Title Album details US US UK
US (sales thresholds)
R&B Reggae [7]

Released: 1982
Interviews Label: Island/Tuff Gong
Format:

Released: 2012
Marley OST Label: Island/Tuff Gong 120 19 1 81
Format:

"" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles
1960s
Peak chart position
US US
Year Title CAN NZ UK US Album
[24] [25] [7] [24]
R&B Dance
[24] [24]

"Judge Not" / "Do You Still Love Me" (as Robert Marley

& Beverley's Allstars) Non-album
1962
"One Cup of Coffee" / "Snowboy" / "Terror" (as Bobby singles

Martell & Beverley's Allstars) / (as Bobby Martin)
"Simmer Down" / "I Don't Need Your Love" The Wailing
"Mr. Talkative" / "It Hurts to Be Alone" Wailers
"I Am Going Home" / "Destiny"
"Climb Up the Ladder" / "Straight and Narrow"
1964 "Donna" / "Don't Ever Leave Me" Non-album

singles
"Tell Them Lord" / "Christmas Is Here"
"Do You Remember" / "Hoot Nanny Hoot"
The Wailing
"There She Goes" / "Lonesome Feelings"
Wailers
"Hooligans" / "Maga Dog"
"Hooligan Ska" / "Jerico Skank"
"Habits" / "Amen"
Non-album
"Jumbie Jamboree" / "I Should Have Known Better"
singles
"I Made a Mistake" / "The Vow"
"Diamond Baby" / "Where's the Girl for Me"
"Playboy" / "Your Love"
The Wailing
"Love and Affection" / "Teenager in Love"
Wailers
Non-album
1965 "And I Love Her" / "Do It Right"
single
The Wailing
"One Love" / "Do You Feel the Same Way Too"
Wailers
Non-album
"Shame & Scandal" / "Sca Balena"
single
"What's New Pussycat" / "Where Will I Find" The Wailing
"I'm Still Waiting" / "Ska Jerk" Wailers
"White Christmas" / "Let the Lord Be Seen in You" Non-album
"Another Dance" / "Somewhere to Lay My Head" singles
The Wailing
"Rude Boy" / "Ringo's Theme"
Wailers
Non-album
"I Left My Sins" / "Just in Time"
single
"(I'm Gonna) Put It On" / "Love Won't Be Mine This The Wailing

Way" Wailers
"Good Good Rudie"

1966 "Cry to Me" / "Wages of Love"


"Lonesome Track" / "Sinner Man"
Non-album
"Let Him Go" / "Sinner Man"
singles
"Rasta Shook Them Up" / "Ringo's Ska"
"Sunday Morning" / "He Who Feels It Knows It"
"Rock Sweet Rock" / "Jerking Time"
"Dancing Shoes" / "Don't Look Back"
"Bend Down Low" / "Freedom Time"
"Hypocrite" / "Nice Time"
1967 "Mellow Mood" / "Thank You Lord"
"Stir It Up" / "The Train"
"Bus Dem Shut" / "Lyrical Satirical I"
"Funeral" / "Pound Get a Blow"
"Stepping Razor" / "I'm Hurting Inside"
1968 "Play Play Play" / "Don't Rock My Boat"
"Mus' Get a Beatin'" / "Fire Fire"
"Chances Are" / "The Lord Will Make a Way"
"Tread-O"
"Black Progress"
"Trouble On the Road Again" / "Comma Comma"
1969
"Give Me a Ticket"
"Give Her Love"
"Feel Alright" / "Rhythm"

1970s
Peak chart position
US US
Year Title CAN NZ UK US Album
[24] [26] [7] [24]
R&B Dance AU
[24] [24]

"Oppressor Man"
"Hold on to this Feeling"
Non-album singles
"Run for Cover" / "Sun Is Shining"
"Adam and Eve" / "Wisdom"
"Soul Shake Down Party"
"Stop the Train" / "Caution" The Best of The Wailers
"Soon Come"
1970
"Rightful Ruler" Non-album single
"My Cup"
Soul Rebels
"Small Axe"
"More Axe"
Non-album singles
"Man to Man"
"Duppy Conqueror" Soul Revolution
"Soul Rebel" Soul Rebels
"Kaya" Soul Revolution
"All in One"
"Secondhand"
Non-album singles
"Downpressor"
"Who Is Mr. Brown"
"African Herbsman" / "Keep on Moving" Soul Revolution
"Dreamland" Non-album single
"Send Me That Love" / "Love Light"
"Let the Sun Shine on Me" / "I Like It Non-album singles

Like This"
"Don't Rock My Boat" Soul Revolution
"Trenchtown Rock"
1971 "Screw Face"
"Lively Up Yourself"
"Redder than Red"
"Concrete Jungle"
"Lick Samba"
"Guava Jelly"
"Craven Choke Puppy"
"Back Biter" Non-album singles
"Satisfy My Soul Babe"
"Once Bitten"
"Lion"
"Here Comes the Sun"
"Satisfy My Soul Jah Jah"
"Distant Drums"
1972 "Dub Feeling"
"Dog Teeth"
"Stir It Up"
Catch a Fire
"Concrete Jungle"
1973
"Get Up, Stand Up" 49
Burnin'
"I Shot the Sheriff" 67
1974 "So Jah Seh" Natty Dread
1975 "No Woman, No Cry" 30 8 97 Live!
"Jah Live" Non-album single
"Johnny Was"
1976
"Roots, Rock, Reggae" 51 37 Rastaman Vibration
"Positive Vibration"
"Exodus" 14 103 19
Exodus
"Waiting in Vain" 38 27 38
1977 Exodus/Non-album
"Jamming" / "Punky Reggae Party" 9 99
single
"One Love/People Get Ready" 1 5 Exodus
"Rastaman Live Up" Non-album single
"Is This Love" 8 9 11 Kaya
1978
"Blackman Redemption" Non-album single
"Satisfy My Soul" 21 Kaya
"So Much Trouble in the World" 56
1979 "Survival" Survival
"Zimbabwe"

1980s

Peak chart position


US US
Year Title CAN NZ UK US Album
[24] [27] [7] [24]
R&B Dance AU
[24] [24]

"Could You Be Loved" 2 5 56 6 95 Uprising


1980 "Three Little Birds" 17 Exodus
"Redemption Song" 22 Uprising
"Reggae on Broadway" 41 66 Chances Are
1981
"I Know"
1982 "Trench Town" Confrontation
1983 "Buffalo Soldier" 3 4 71 18
"One Love / People Get Ready" (Medley)
1984 1 5 24 Exodus
(Re-Release)

1990s
Peak chart position
US US
Year Title CAN NZ UK US Album
[24] [28] [7] [24]
R&B Dance AU
[24] [24]

"Iron Lion Zion" 2 5 71


1992 Songs of Freedom
"Why Should I" / "Exodus" 42
"Keep on Moving" 14 17 Natural Mystic: The
1995
"Easy Skanking" Legend Lives On
1996 "What Goes Around Comes Around" 42
Non-album singles
"Sun Is Shining" (vs. Funkstar Deluxe) 3 11 3 1 28
"Turn Your Lights Down Low" (feat.
1 15 104 69
1999 Lauryn Hill)
Chant Down Babylon
"Kinky Reggae" (feat. The Marley Brothers

& The Ghetto Youths Crew)

2000s

Peak chart position


US US
Year Title CAN NZ UK US Album
[24] [29] [7] [24]
R&B Dance AU
[24] [24]

"Rainbow Country" (vs.


12 27 11 7 Non-album single
2000 Funkstar Deluxe)
"Jammin'" (with MC Lyte) 42 Chant Down Babylon
One Love: The Very Best of Bob
2001 "I Know a Place"
Marley & The Wailers
"Slogans" 45
"Africa Unite" (will.i.am remix) 49
2005 Africa Unite: The Singles Collection
"Stand Up Jamrock" (Ashley
56
Beedle remix)

Videos
Video albums
Live at The Rainbow (1978)
The Bob Marley Story: Caribbean Nights (1982)

Music videos
Year Title Director(s)
"Stir It Up"
1977 "Exodus" Don Letts & Rick Elgood[30]
"Waiting in Vain"
"Is This Love"
1978
"Satisfy My Soul"
1980 "Could You Be Loved" John Mills[30]
1981 "Redemption Song" Mark Robinson[31]
1983 "Buffalo Soldier" Bruno Tilley
1984 "One Love/People Get Ready"
1992 "Iron Lion Zion"
1995 "Keep On Moving" Simon Maxwell
1996 "What Goes Around Comes Around" Cedella Marley[31]
"Sun Is Shining" (vs. Funkstar Deluxe) Niels Birkemos[31]
1999
"Turn Your Lights Down Low" (feat. Lauryn Hill) Francis Lawrence[31]
"Rainbow Country" (vs. Funkstar Deluxe) Andreas Tibblin[31]
2000
"Jammin'" (feat. MC Lyte) Frank Sacramento[31]
2001 "Soul Shakedown Party" (remix) Martin Smith[31]
2005 "Slogans" Adrian Moat[31]

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External links
Official website (http://www.bobmarley.com)
Bob Marley (http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bob+Marley) discography at Discogs
Bob Marley (http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p2907) at AllMusic
Bob Marley and the Wailers (https://musicbrainz.org/artist/c296e10c-110a-4103-9e77-47bfebb7fb2e)
discography at MusicBrainz

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