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The Story of Bob Marley, Women and their Children Introduction The music genre of reggae has become indelibly connected with artist Bob Marley. To this day, almost two years after his death from cancer, Bob's heritage lives on in his favorite tunes of oppression, racial strife and immunity. However, his legacy is also carried on by the men and women who he touched. Like any rock star, famed celebrity or musician, women surrounded him where he went. "That Bob was not a 1 woman man was common knowledge," says Don Taylor, though Bob had been married to Rita Anderson throughout his climb into the top rungs of the musical ladder (Taylor). The objective of this paper is to explore the details of Bob's marriage to Rita, his longstanding relationship with former Miss World Cindy Breakespeare, his trysts with different ladies, and the children that were born from his sexual escapades and also to look at the way Bob's behaviour with women typified Rastafarian beliefs and habits. Bob's Marriage with Rita Alpharita Constantia Anderson was born in Cuba to Leroy Anderson and Cynthia "Bada" Jarrett. At age 3 weeks, Rita, as she was known, immigrated to Jamaica. Following her parents relocated to Europe, the girl was raised by her strict aunt Viola on Greenwich Park Road at Trench Town, Kingston (Boot). It was here that Rita first struck the trio of Bob, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer as they passed from her home while walking on their way to Coxsone One Studio. Rita had heard that the Wailer's songs but it wasn't until a friend accompanied her to the studio which she had been officially introduced to the group. When it was discovered that Rita was a singer along with being a nurse, an audition was arranged promptly for her group, the Soulettes. The audit...