NO WOMAN NO CRY

Latest update on 16/09/2015

Artist: Bob Marley & The Wailers
Author: Vincent Ford
Label: Island
Year: 1974

Studio version on Natty Dread, freshly written and not at its full potential yet. Bob gave credits away to an old friend from Trenchtown who'd fed him through the early sixties. Another old friend, George Robinson, is even mentioned in the lyrics.

Covers:

1975:

Bob Marley & The Wailers [the better known slower live version, a posthumous top 10 hit UK in '81]

1975:

Jimmy Cliff [Marley's favorite Marley cover]

1976:

Boney M

1976:

Gilla [as Kein Mann weit und breit]

1978:

Garland Jeffreys

1979:

Joan Baez

1981:

Bunny Wailer

1991:

Londonbeat

1994:

Beenie Man [n°1 Jamaica]

1996:

Fugees

1998:

Peter Rowan

2001:

Wyclef Jean

2013:

Hisham Fageeh [as No Woman, No Drive]

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