Tagged: Bob Marley

Genius of Love

“Genius of Love” by Tom Tom Club

“Genius of Love” is a dance song whose primary purpose does appear to be inspiring the listener to boogie or “have some fun”, as the lyrics themselves don’t seem to particularly have any type...

Ride Natty Ride

“Ride Natty Ride” by Bob Marley

First things first, the word “natty” is actually the Jamaican patois way of saying “knotty”. And what said term most often points to in such cases is the hair of Rastafarians such as Bob Marley. These individuals...

Jamming

“Jamming” by Bob Marley

In the most general sense the word “jamming”, when used in an entertainment context, points to the act of playing music and partying. And whereas it is definitely being used as so in this song,...

Waiting in Vain

“Waiting in Vain” by Bob Marley

The full title of this song, as presented in the chorus, is “I don’t want to wait in vain for your love”. And that sentence does a pretty sound job of encapsulating what this narrative...

Stir It Up by Johnny Nash

“Stir It Up” by Johnny Nash

As noted in the trivia section, “Stir It Up” was actually penned by Bob Marley. And he wrote it specifically for the apple of his eye, that being Rita Marley. Or succinctly put, this is a love song.  And...