Alpharita Constantia "Rita" Marley OD (née Anderson; born 25 July 1946), is a Cuban-Jamaican singer and the widow of Bob Marley. She was a member of the vocal group the I Threes, along with Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt, who gained recognition as the backing vocalists for Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Rita was born 25 July 1946 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, to Leroy Anderson and Cynthia "Beda" Jarrett. She grew up in the upper level of Beachwood Avenue, located in Kingston, Jamaica. In her book No Woman, No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley Rita describes how she was raised by her Aunt Viola on Greenwich Park Road. Bob was from the lower level of Trenchtown.
In the mid 1960s, Rita met Bob after meeting Peter Tosh. After it was learned that she was a singer, she was asked to audition for the SoulettesЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Sings Bob Marley... And Friends [альбом]
- Play Play [17.08.2004, альбом]
- Sunshine After Rain [27.09.2004, альбом]
- Harambe [сборник]
- We Must Carry On [сборник]
- Who Feels It Knows It [сборник]
- Greatest Hits [06.09.1993, сборник]