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By Don Taylor

Due to the fact that Bob Marley died in 1981, the myths and legends which encompass his existence have endured to develop. just one guy understands the reality. Marley's confidante and supervisor Don Taylor, tells the true tale at the back of Marley.

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On our go back from Gabon in early 1979,1 went to Miami; Bob went to Jamaica. Our separation had all started. Sensing the holiday, the vultures started to hover. via his mom, and intermittently via cell, Bob and that i persevered to stick involved, yet in simple terms on strictly company concerns. ability Cole had lower back from Ethiopia and, with Danny Sims, taken over travel administration. the 2 of them really dealt with the 1980 global journey, the final US and eu excursions, and the later excursions of the some distance East and Africa. All this time Bob must have been seeing his medical professionals for a per 30 days checkup. certainly, Dr. Bacon regularly known as me to inquire approximately his growth. In flip, i might name his mom to determine if Bob was once obeying the doctor’s directions, which incorporated a strict day-by-day scientific vitamin of 8 oz. of liver. In an interview, Bob acknowledged: “They don’t are looking to run this factor like how I run it. Them are looking to run me on a celebrity journey. yet I discover my constitution run down, i need to leisure, yet they don't seem to be fascinated by my constitution. Dem run and plan a North American travel. I watch Muhammad Ali and Allan Cole, and that i see how them athletes look after their constitution. yet them those who organize the travel don't paintings. Them simply acquire the cash and whilst evening come yu locate them in mattress with women once you buss yu rass claat a piece forever. ” The medical professionals’ directions weren't being heeded—I discovered that from considered one of my calls. certainly, i found that on one celebration, his follow-up exam had consisted of not anything greater than a actual given by means of a standard British GP, who reported him in solid healthiness. Our dating remained in limbo until eventually Bob again to Miami for a holiday after the 1980 united kingdom and eu global tour—a basic sufficient interlude earlier than beginning the second one scheduled journey, of the a long way East. It used to be on his go back to Miami that the scene among Bob and me, similar within the Prelude, happened. It used to be then that Bob led me to his bed room in his mother’s condo, the place he have been staying, and demanded that I signal a paper dissolving all agreements, verbal or written, that had ever existed among us. It used to be there that Allan, whom I had no longer obvious because the stopover at to Ethiopia, truly threatened my existence with a nine mm pistol after a tussle within the bed room, asserting, “If yuh nuh signal the blood claat paper me ah pass shoot yuh. ” I refused to signal. loads of screaming and shouting ensued and, even if no actual blows have been exchanged, weapons have been drawn. Glancing into Bob’s eyes, I observed reflected there an international of conflicting feelings. After the tussle, he acknowledged to Allan, in a nearly overall aboutface, “Now that we've got every little thing below keep an eye on i suppose Don Taylor can come again to paintings for us back. ” It was once virtually as though he thought of the emotional explosion a detoxification event, and then lets now resume a typical courting. We didn't recognize then that the melanoma was once spreading. yet I had a feeling of foreboding that the failure of these round him to know his pressing clinical wishes had taken its toll on Bob, mentally and bodily.

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