Cedella Marley-Booker

Cedella Marley-Booker, mother of the late international recording artist Bob ‘Nesta’ Marley, is an established performer and composer in her own right. Mother Booker recorded her first album, Redemption Songs, in 1985, which was re-released in the United States in 1990. Her latest release, Smilin’ Island of Song, is a collection of twelve children’s songs from Jamaica and the Caribbean. She is active in the Bob Marley Movement of Jah People, which proclaims their message of universal love. Her book, Bob Marley: My Son, was published by Cooper Square Press.