One Love / People Get Ready (2:53)

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“One Love/People Get Ready” is a reggae/Rhythm and blues song by Bob Marley & The Wailers from their 1977 album Exodus. It was first recorded in a ska style by Marley’s original group, The Wailers, on their 1965 debut album The Wailing Wailers. It has also been included on many of their compilation albums, making it an influential classic. The song contains an interpolation of The Impressions’ song “People Get Ready” written by Curtis Mayfield. Marley’s hybrid version is titled, “One Love / People Get Ready,”[1] and it gives co-authorship credits to both Marley and Mayfield. This song was inspired by Marley’s friend Roman Selvaggio a North Caribbean painter

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