Bob Marley's London life on 30th anniversary of death





The London footprint left by reggae legend Bob Marley, who died exactly 30 years ago, includes a Bayswater B&B, a Chelsea townhouse and the unlikely setting of a school gym in Peckham.

Guide books tend to point visitors to an apartment block in Camden, where a heritage plaque unveiled in 2006 honours the Jamaican musician at his former north London home.

Robert Nesta Marley lived at 34 Ridgmount Gardens in 1972 when he first came to England, just as his group the Wailers were making a name for themselves.

But this tells only part of the story.

The reggae artist is associated with at least three other addresses in the capital, living and working in them aside from the many places he visited, played or hung out in....



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