Best Bob Marley Songs


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The Top Ten

No Woman, No Cry
Beauty of song lies in bob marley's painful voice, obviously his every song is masterpiece but this one will always remain at the top of bunch
That's the very best song I have ever heard and I want this song to be played at my funeral
"I love it, each time I come back from school I listen to this"
[Newest]It is such feeling song

2Three Little Birds
my old gr 6 teacher used to ALWAYS play this song in class and if we wanted to go home he'd make the whole class sing it. it touches my heart whenever I hear it and it makes me think of him too. RIP MR ANDREW MYHAL!
When I have a bad day, I just listen to this song and forget about my troubles. I get lost in the groove of this song and just picture myself on a beach with Bob Marley himself. Bob Marley is the king of music. -M
Amazing song which I could listen to ALL day I can play it on the keyboard
[Newest]It's a good song

3Redemption Song
"None but ourselves can free our mind. " This song is timeless, and one of my favourite songs by the legend. But it is hard to say it's my favourite since there are so many songs and versions. So beautiful.
The greatest acoustic song ever. Very meaningful lyrics. My favorite line is "have no fear for atomic energy, because non of them can stop the time".
It was about him coming to terms with his death, for christs sake! How is it not the top of the list
[Newest]Best song sense of independence in it

4Buffalo Soldier
I'm really really love this too...

Specially, you're feel like you're flying to heaven!

It's too catchy not to be my favorite! It's the song that you do want to be stuck in your head! Love it!
very very very good song. I really appreciate all bob marley songs specially this one. Great song and I always listen to it even if I'm busy.


[Newest]It's very nice song! I love it so much

5Is This Love
This is the best song of bob marley Cmon
this is an awesome song I could see this song in almost all romantic comedy movies so good so sexy...!
This needs to be much higher on the list, so catchy and beautiful. Not provocative like today's music, it's good to hear something like this nowadays
[Newest]Great message behind this song, beautiful lyrics with an uplifting message.

6One Love/People Get Ready
"lets get together and feel alright "
Getting together and feeling alright, I wonder what that means?
I Guess bob marley feels alright.
One of the best songs out and glee recently sang it so cool I think :}

My personal favorite. It embodies everything I love about that easygoing down on the beach mentality. I could listen to this song, sitting on the beach with my girl all day long.
[Newest]I love the beat and the tune

7Could You Be Loved
My favorite song in the world. Makes me feel like no other can. The man could do no wrong. He died before I was born but I feel fortunate for the music he left my generation.
this is an awesome song. must be higher, for me this is the best music he wrote.
talks about love and respect for the others.

simply the best song he has ever written. Such energy, such passion that you can see in his early work (not that there's anything wrong the older).
[Newest]Most awesome song ever

This song always got me in the best of moods and that's what it will do till the damn day I die. It reminds me of everything I did when I was little when I heard it playing.
Best song; has been incorporated in many forms of media and numerous references have been made in regards to the awesomeness of this song. It also has the most compelling tune in the background when it comes to Marley's music.
Amazing song. Makes me thinking about hopping that flight to the islands. Burn em if you got em
[Newest]Amazing song, listen to on a daily!

Rest in Peace - Bob Marley

9I Shot The Sheriff
Awesome song..
'he say kill it, kill it before it grow'!
huh? why is this so low?
thiis song is so kickass
It is a song with a great message. It is originated from the 60's USA when there was great discrimination and hate toward the Jews and Negroes, especially the Jews. They said that the Jews were trying to establish a New World Order (NWO) and were behind a Judeo-Masonic-Communist conspiracy against the Goyim, or Gentiles (Non-Jews). And the negroes were called niggers. What a mess up! This shouldn't be happening in a country which said that they were the examples and the greatest democracy in the world! Hail Hitler!
[Newest]Wow I totally love this song "I SHOT THE SHERIFF

10Get Up, Stand Up
There is no other song you can sing until you come face to face with some force that can oppress you. If its the State, the Government, the Police, a singular bastard, or a psychopath, until you have been pushed too far by prejudice or overwhelming force you will not understand this song or its meaning. It is important for everybody to Get up and stand up for your rights, and never give in to the forces of oppression and mediocrity. Sooner or later everyone returns to God, but your here to fight for justice so that one day God will be proud of you. Amen.
Good song inspirational and motivating - great for all of us who fight for human rights and justice
I think the message here is The power within you is greater than any fear before you. Too right!
[Newest]Get up stand. Any jam to this song bob your my HERO!

The Contenders

11Stir It Up
Best Bob Marley song ever! This song stirs something good up in me every time I listen to it.

Absolutely amazing! This needs to be number 1! Enough said.
Why this song isn't on the list. One of bob marley's classic song from his first album.


I used to wake up to this song a couple months ago... And I still love it. It makes me feel high without weed.


[Newest]I can't express how much I love this man, but I can give you a link to the most relaxing, peaceful song in the history of songs

Perfect riddim and it was something like "discover" in reggae
We know where we're going', we know where we're from.
WE'RE LEAVING BABYLON! We're going to our fatherland.

This song must be the number one! "until the color of a man's skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes, there is a war"
What a beautiful lyric, full of meaning. Like a Poem. If we were more intelligent to not judge someone because of the colour of the skin. If we just understand that being different is pretty not dangerous and we have the same blood. You may say I'm a dreamer like Bob Marley was.
Has anyone really listened to this song? The words. OMG. One of his best, so meaningful and powerful. google lyrics
[Newest]The message is timeless... The music is so powerful!

14High Tide or Low Tide
Bob's most underrated song... It's his greatest song in my opinion but it's by far the saddest. I don't think many of you even heard of it but I really recommend you look it up.
Can Listen all day long
This song is a beauty!

15Ganja Gun
Its a great song... I just smoke weed and listen to this song all day...
One of the best songs ever that will take your Highness to the world of peace and weed...
This, song, makes you feel high even without smokin' weed! Best song by my man Marley

16Africa Unite

17Waiting In Vain
WHAT? I think this is the best of mr marley. I don't support my opinion. everyone likes his own music. but guys please take some time too listen to this song carefully
I've been in love with this jam for years now, listen to it everyday... It soothes the heart. Anyone can feel the depth of this song when they hear it, it's my favorite ever. Voice unlike no other - thank you for this... Ill always bump this tune. Hope ya'll do 2


Whatever The List Says This Is My Most Favorite Song Of Marley.. Awesome Song!
[Newest]I think this is Bob's second greatest jam after "Stir it Up".

18Mellow Mood
Bob is the best
"Strike the hammer while the iron is hot" says it all. Great song, Great Man
By far my favorite song ever

19A Lalala Long
This is not Bob Marley it is Inner Circle. And by the way it is called Sweat (A Lalala Long)
The best rythim I have listened
This song is so kickass, its happy and relaxing at the same time!

20Bam Bhole Nath
This song takes me to a ride to Kailash...

truly intoxicating stuff.. <dunno why so under-rated>
Beautiful song on Lord Shiva!
This song is not by bob marley this is by jai uttal.

21Turn Your Lights Down Low
This song deserves to be in top ten
The best song sexy and love

22Sun Is Shining
And the weather is sweet! Best song for a good day
Its an amazing song! Puts you in a really good mood
This is the only Bob marley song I use to wake and bake each morning
Keeping me happy with your music forever

23Bad Boys
I can't stay without this!
Hearing this song since childhood, still feel the same feeling as before.
An awesome song of a lagend
One of the best songs I've ever heard of my life!
I listen to it since I'm a kid and I just love it as much as before.

24Concrete Jungle
Any questions?
Smooth intro. nice lyrics. a song you have to think about.
even the base line is absolutely perfect.

25Easy Skanking
I'm high listen to this song and watching this list
The coolest song and advise.

26Ganja In My Brain
That is so about me haha lol
It's a really good song

27Trenchtown Rock
Loving the feel good melody... Under Rated in this pole

It's a hell of a drug.

28Roots, Rock, Reggae
Top 5 is ok
This song is very great =)
Isn't that the best reggae song EVER?

29Natural Mystic
I listen to this song every night before bed, it makes me calm and happy, but I also love all of Bob's music, not just because I've been to Jamaica but because I am of that era.
One of the very best Bob Marley songs ever, very meaningful and makes you think hard about suffering and the battles of that era. A great song by a very influential man.
Many more will have to suffer... Many more will have to die... Don't ask me why... One of the best lines ever written... Every song by Bob is great
[Newest]I can't believe this song is so far down the list one of his best. Top 3 at least.

30Iron Lion Zion
Amazing song, can't believe it's not in the top 10! I could listen to this song all day long without getting tired of it, it has an amazing vibe
Most overlooked song from Marley!
Can't believe this song is not on the list

31So Much Trouble In the World
This song is great. Why is it so low? It should be top 10. If you love Bob Marley, you'll have to have this song.

32Rebel Music
Awesome song on rebel thing must hear

33Satisfy My Soul
Such a simple, beautiful, and heartfelt tone, truly a Bob Marley classic and vastly underrated
This song exemplifies a man with a pure heart
A lot of loves

34Johnny Was
Great song. Can play it all day long
Excellent lyrics and emotionally intertwinned. One of those songs you would wish to never end...

35Small Axe
Because whosoever dig a pit shall fall in it and because too people are working iniquity to achieve vanity. Scuse my english, I'm french

36Time Will Tell
Such an amazing melody, just got lost with this song every time!

37Don't Worry Be Happy
Shouldn't be on the list, Bob Marley didn't sing it, in fact he died a decade before its released. The song belongs to Bobby McFerrin
Happiness is great. great topic to sing about
Just a very good song makes me happy

38Misty Morning
What, Hows this number 40, this is an early morning song to listen to when going to work every day!
That is a long time ago that I heard this song, in one word WOW
How is this song so low

This list is whacked! Wheres's "them belly full"? "positive vibration"? Why are they not on this stupid list?
This song is not on the list?

40One Drop
I love this song, amazing piece of Bob & the Wailers!
Just listened to this track a few secs ago
Feel it in the One Drop!

41Ride Natty Ride
I always want to stand up when this song starts. So enticing.
Love playing it. It makes me high kinda.
The best one 4 me

42Top Rankin'
Even the tittle rocks. It perfectly describes the song.
So underrated. one of he's best songs.

43Crazy Baldheads
A very beautiful song <3<3<3 and the way that bob execute it.. Wow I was chocked to not find it in the top ten!

44African Herbsman
Easily the best bob marley song... Has such a great feeling to it, great bass line, great vocals by bob and the wailers... Such a great song.

45Lively Up Yourself
Can't believe this isn't in the top 10! Probably my favorite Marley song!


47Punky Reggae Party

48Talkin' Blues

49Real Situation
Best song of Bob! Great lyrics in this one!

50Who the Cap Fit
Is one of my favorite
My bob discovery song.

51Kinky Reggae
Amazing song of Bob!
This has the best groove.

52Running Away
The best rhythm in my opinion of any song the greatest philosopher the world has ever heard god bless you bob may you rest in peace
You must have done sometin sometin sometin an you don't want nobody to know about. Oh you must have done sometin wrong

53Positive Vibrations
Can't believe its not on the list, not to mention top 10
Me too. I can't believe this is not among the top ten's.
Where the positive people at?!

54Rastaman Chant
Classic, has to be on that list
Love the music, love the lyrics, love love the man

55Keep On Movin'

56Zion Train
Two masterpieces get on board that soul train is coming our way all guns aiming at me ambush in the night

57Soul Rebel
Oh who made this list? This song is truly beautiful. Its about personal freedom and ability. It defiantly should be in the top ten.

58Bad Card
The best song ever. propaganda spreading over ma name...

59Piece of Ganja

60All In One
One of his best by far - it has four classics within a single piece!
How is this not in the top ten, it's not even listed

61Wake Up and Live

62Red Red Wine
This should be one of the top 2 by Riley McLemore

63Give Thanks and Praises

64Fussing and Fighting

65Slave Driver

66Ambush In the Night
All guns aiming at me

67I Know
The absolute best song of Bob Marley, he really use his beautiful voice in this song. It's just an amazing song and in my opinon its just one of the best song.

68Jah Live


70Pimper's Paradise

#71, seriously? Maybe not the best but deserves top 15 easily. So overlooked. Bob's voice with the entirety of the composition is prime. It's about getting lifted on a rainy morning, not caring where you are or what the day is like, be happy and relieve the stress of an oncoming day.


73We and Dem



76How Many Times
Why isnĀ't this song on this list. ItĀ's one of the top ten

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