Semester Project: Bob Marley. Tahne Vongsavath. CONTENTS. A History of Some Of Marley’s Works Bob Marley’s Biography Bob Marley Listening Guide Citations. A History of Some Of Marley’s Works. Three Little Birds Is This Love War. Three Little Birds. Original inspiration for the song
is still disputed today.
To all of the women out there. Marley sought
To fully respect women, as his mother had taught him.
(0:13) Chorus 1
(0:15) Marley along with ensures listeners to not worry.
Meaning that the day is going to be a good one.
(0:41) Verse 1
(1:06) Chorus 2
(1:34) Verse 2: Marley tells listeners that his belief that the day will be a
good one is backed up by the fact that the three little birds are chirping
(2:01) Chorus 3
(2:50) the song and repeated chorus begin to fade out instead
of abruptly ending. This is symmetrical to his belief that the day
is going to be good, and run smoothly.
(0:0) Intro in major
(0:23) Verse 1: Marley ensure the woman he is talking to that if she agrees to be with him, that even though things maybe hard, they’ll always have shelter and eachother.
(0:59) Chorus 1
(1:22) Verse 2: the repetitiveness of the “I wanta know wanta know” matches the rhythm and beat of the accompaniment.
(1:38) Marley says he is ready and able and that he’ll throw his cards on the table, meaning he has nothing to hide. If she wants to be with him, he’ll show her everything he has to offer, no secrets.
(1:42) Chorus 2
(2:44) Verse 3: the rhythm and breaks between the words change, the words remain the same.
(0:0) intro: the song begins with loud abrupt beats as to signify the sounds of war
(0:17) Marley speaks about how the foundation is corrupt and in trouble, he does so to the rhythm of the music
(0:56) Marley begins to sing. The lyrics tell about how some races believe that they are superior to others and how some men can be so judgmental as to judge based on the color of another mans eyes
(1:10) chorus 1
(1:56) verse 1
(1:19) chorus 2
(1:21) percussion instruments (bongos) are added in
(2:50) verse 2
(3:08) chorus 3
(3:29) verse 3: in this verse Marley speaks on how strongly he feels that the African nation will over come these differences and triamph
(4:15) chorus 4: the music stays the same, but some of the words change, the words war, power, and other strong words become more emphasized’
(5:10) brass instruments are brought in
(5:38) as he speaks of peace and love, womens softer voices join in and make the music sound more delicate