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Bob Marley: The Most HIGH JAH RASTAFARI…well yes you know..His Majesty’s Prince of Peace..an through history an future we know that this peace..are the Inity a black people..must start..in Jamaica because in Jamaica the Rastamon know Rastafari..from a knownful dignity..an a Rastamon roots..so the peace that the youth call for today is to unite black people univershal..over the earth..in their own roots..which is Rastafari..cause we know that..black people..must..be united..an the only..power can unite black people is God..because black people is very very near to God..seen..good an so God said He shall return with a new name an it shall be..RASTAFARI an so you know..this peace..has come about through his Imperial Majesty..an because him give the youth a work..to do to unite black people..univershally..throught the spirit of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile I Selassie I Rastafari
Neville Willoughby: Bob have you umm done..done lot of moving around in the West since you been home umm what sort a feeling do you get down there about this whole peace movement? Do you think everybody is happy now in the West?
Bob Marley: In the West..well..the way we want this peace..we to really move is for not only people in the West to be happy but the black people univershally..to be happy,,seen..because..is really..is not say a people in the West or people in the East its black people sufferin all over the earth..an when you check it you must know that black people must unite..well we know that ..the unity must start from Jamaica and the unity must have to start now..because I mean how long would we have to suffer an just learn these things that we must be united..because once we united then we won’t fight one another and then wherever we really desire..we can go ahead an you know I mean..do it uou know what I mean I mean..Peace Rastafari is the Prince of Peace an HIM give them youth down there a work to do..when the youth keep the peace an the unity here..black people set an example for black people univershally..through the spirit of His Imeperial Majesty an the reality of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile I Selassie I..then black people over the earth will recognize their own roots..an unite..together..an..you know that’s where the peace is that’s where His Majesty send the peace an want the peace
Neville Willoughby: Ah Bob you give me the impression that you feel that the whole of black culture is sort of the root of it is here in Jamaica. Have I got the wrong impression or the right one?
Bob Marley: Well the root of black culture is really here in Jamaica is a,,Rastamon you know represent the root of blackness you know I mean you know..check..Noah have 3 sons..Ham Shem an Japeth seen..so the black man him have him own culture..white man have him own way of doing things..man from Shem have him own way of doing things..but the black people know a going through slavery an all a this..bad treatment where come upon us from such a long long time an up till now an still but a great __ I feel ___ the youth when people go to school them learn of Marco Polo instead of learn of Haile Selassie an Marcus Garvey or Simeon Rueben, Levi, Issachar,_____ an all a these Sons Of Jacob instead a them learn about these things them learn of man named Christopher Columbus an Marco Polo so you find that the people can not get that kinda that kind of feel..a likkle bit worried because we’re them really can’t get through this education ready for really comes to Rasta for is really come from is like Rastafari come a new teaching so because them get this old wine them can’t really can’t hard for them to see this things because everytime I mean them think about them been taught..seen..so but you know but forget that an go with Rastafari is God..I know that God wouldn’t fool no one..if Him should return as King of Kings..Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah then he will return as that an no one can stop it..because we have great faith in God cause we know God we know when God say when I return I shall return with a new name..my name shall be dreadful an terrible among the heathen..an him shall return as King of Kings..Lord of Lords..Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah..we know that no one else couldn’t come in this name except His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile I Selassie who had revealed himself as Christ..his kingly character..seen..an is God..seen..set the example of man live an follow an that is whole way to truth an life an peace an ever live an love an everything
Neville Willoughby: As a person Bob who is so involved in the recording industry internationally now umm it might surprise a few people that you still cling to your faith so closely how do you manage to do it you know when your thrown into the world of international music that’s so busy and so full of all sorts of things?
Bob Marley: Well I’ll tell you this..you see.. I. I don’t come to bow you know..I come to conquer..seen..so maybe that can answer your question really short..I don’t come to bow I come to conquer..seen..so that could answer that
Neville Willoughby: Ahh can I just ask you a little bit about your recording how things are going out in the world um outside a Jamaica an your new album Kaya I know hasn’t been long on sale that its doing very well umm before you came here wre you touring? I know you had to miss a tour in the states last year umm what are you doing before you came here touring or recording?
Bob Marley: Mmmmm before I came here well before I came here I was in England..you know umm deal some impression..then you know Rasta people all over the earth them have to talk an come together..an you know I mean because that is important my Kaya record is important in a sense but you know really..black people unity..is that really I work for
Neville Willoughby: Is it more important to you than anything else?
Bob Marley: Yah that is what I really work for because..that is my success black people unity the unity a all black people we comin’ together..that make me me who want to be who I’m supposed to be..because I want to be a man living with my people feelin free..an in unity an everyone..a what him supposed to really require for them life..really you know what I mean..economic struggle..because really can’t reach a certain stage but we know..is not money..money is not blackman redemption..seen..is not money is unity..is black people unity..that is power of God..an black people them have to know that..NO money can’t do thiss.thing..it have to be unified..unity is strength..right an you know..we have to unite cause check..the people who make we united them united them force we have to be united because them set up dem own things you know what I mean its either you agree with them or something else if you agree we have to unite to ourself you mean who is there we talkin about Rome or Rome strategy..or Rome claim them say they conquer an InI no say His Majesty Conquering Lion of the Tribe fo Judah..seen..so that’s all I really wanna peace peace is the peace an peace you know.. I feel we call it peace..because we want call it..black man unity black man Rastafari represent blackness you know..an righteousness seen..so you know if anytime a man black an him can’t find his roots..his roots is Rastafari seen..from your black your roots are Rastafari an from you have life..your roots are Rastafari for why I speak so much about black is because InI black an black right seen so you couldn’t say white or something else or if we say black cause you know black a black an black right so when a black man respect him own dignity and find himself within Rastafari right in the lineage of King Solomon an David..now if him can’t find his roots dere him don’t have no roots..if him..if a black man don’t find him roots in the roots of King Solomon and King David up to his Imperial Emperor Haile I Selassie I them him don’t have no roots..an I would like to say him a try to search him roots in the wrong place cause black man have no roots in Rome
Neville Willoughby: When you speak about Rome Bob are you actually speaking about the city Rome?
Bob Marley: No we talkin about the administration of Rome you know Rome..control whole money business..no matter about..what is a sense..you must understand that about is good an bad..Rastafari good an the next thing bad..well the next thing we call bad is Rome..becasue Rome administration..not for say..we no really have no..then..is Rome is just Rome..see that mean no partiality or no hard feelings..no pointing at no one is just the whole administration..univershal administration univershal you know one..place like that because..its because Rome set it up everyone deal with it that way but we know that black people have them roots..an because an when we come come to Rome go on..I never see then Rome..cause we know that we have to make our own..because our same people who have it..cause you couldn’t expect..someone else to keep our own for we..cause we must have our own..you unnerstan’ what I’m sayin?
Neville Willoughby: Yes I understand
Bob Marley: Seen
Neville Willoughby: Alright but this Peace Concert now all the proceeds want to go towards doing something specific in the West, how you working it? I don’t understand.
Bob Marley: All we want is proceeds to go..we want..the way we really a like to see this thing we don’t really want a them a point to the West or the East we want to start something mobilizing our people in a sense of..I mean you know everybody wants seen..well the greatest thing is not to have a competition within this one your going to plan or thing mon we know that most a the things..we know how we have to do it we have to do it step by step..that we must come together..an have a program workin become you work with this program..long while..become all the youth is Rastafari youth the..an them know all black people are Rasta people..seen..you know that..so workin together man is a great opportunity the first opportunity we ever really get to really work..together for something..so we want to work together in a non partial way like __ you know just want to work for all youth..that mean youth in the East youth in the West youth up South up North down South round the East North South everywhere we want fe do it see..because we know that these people in Jamaica are a very special people to His Imperial Majesty..a very very special people..and we want the unity to come together an just nice cause black man black man needless get shaken an jumpy cause is our own..the earth is the Lords an the fullness thereof we know the truth..so we should really just come together are be done then the program an programs of programs you know still you know..that I man member a Twelve Tribes an defend Ethiopian ___ ____ his Majesty sent here..seen so we want to work together to do programming an things where we want to do..that is what we want to do that is proper plan an without anyone ____ is special or we want for everyone..seen this work here..this peace work.. it don’t stop..it never stop..we know it never stop..that mean..we the youth get our work to do to help..the other youths them..an that is what we’re ..we will work..as long as we get the proper support I mean from whoever, you know..then because this is not nothing for really deal with no ___ another mad thing seen..is one of a the most collective thing ever happen an I really respect the great courage a them..who started an bring it about..God know them say them a Rastamon..seen an the spirit of His Majesty His Majesty send him spirit through them do it..wow was a great achievement an this is it..this is blackman redemption..this is it..this is it..you know needless man thing that this is not it..this is it..so I just blackman redemption
Neville Willoughby: Bob Marley thank you very much thank you
Bob Marley: Rasta
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