Marley’s dad’s songs draw biggest cheers

Marley’s dad’s songs draw biggest cheers

It has to be tough to be Ziggy Marley. First off, Marley’s still getting back on his feet after saying goodbye to his family back-up band the Melody Makers a few years ago. And while hitting the road with a set of mostly new musicians can be challenging enough, it’s the looming legend of his father, Bob, that hung over Marley’s Saturday set at the Ridglea Theater. It’s a shame, too, because in the last few years, Marley has turned into a first-rate songwriter in his own right.

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