White's biography generated controversy for its emphasis on the more mystical elements in Bob Marley's life; at times it seems to imply that Marley literally had supernatural powers. Whether or not you buy that line of argument, the book offers a highly readable, comprehensive overview of Marley's life and times. A must read for any true enthusiast.
Looking for even more details on Bob Marley and The Wailers? This collection is for the serious fan desiring background information on every Bob Marley song ever played, ever!
Lee Jaffe was a buddy of Bob Marley during the early 1970s and this book is a collection of his personal stories, accompanied by great photographs, about the formative years of The Wailers.