Bob Marley Rasta Tam Beanie Cap is perfect to style up your dreadlock. Bob Marley With the help of his famed backing band the Wailers, Marley transcended both race and social barriers unlike any other musician that came before him, writing songs that spoke to the plight and struggles of the common man. In 1977 Marley released his magnum opus in Exodus, considered by many critics to be one of the greatest albums of all time. However, his crowning achievement remains the tireless “Redemption Song”, which was written shortly after Marley was diagnosed with the same cancer that would later claim his life on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36. His other Reggae classics include “No Woman No Cry”, “Three Little Birds”, and “One Love”.