Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Bob Marley Survival

Survival is a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & The Wailers released in 1979.

In the song Africa Unite, Marley proclaims Pan-African solidarity. The song "Zimbabwe" is a hymn dedicated to later-independent Rhodesia. The song has been performed at Zimbabwe's Independence Celebration in 1980, just after the official declaration of Zimbabwe's independence. "Zimbabwe" is seen as an unofficial national song.

Side one

1. "So Much Trouble in the World" – 4:00
2. "Zimbabwe" – 3:51
3. "Top Rankin'" – 3:11
4. "Babylon System" – 4:21
5. "Survival" – 3:54

Side two

1. "Africa Unite" – 2:55
2. "One Drop" – 3:51
3. "Ride Natty Ride" – 3:51
4. "Ambush in the Night" – 3:14
5. "Wake Up and Live" (Marley/Davis) – 5:00

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