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Kong felt he had been told something that Marley somehow mysteriously knew with a deep inner certainty. The story would make the rounds in Trench Town for a long time. The discouraging experience with Kong only spurred Marley’s determination to make the Wailers a success. Marley played a handful of solo shows. Some observers, like Derrick Morgan, thought that he was a better dancer than a singer, but he devoted most of his energies to his endless rehearsal sessions with Joe Higgs and the Wailers.

Patterson, whom the Wailers called “Seeco,” was recognized as one of the island’s master musicians. A constant participant in the sessions at Higgs’s yard and a great booster of the Wailers, Patterson was a virtuoso in the traditional Jamaican folk music of burru drumming, which uses three drums. Derived from African tradition, burru drumming had been done in the Jamaican countryside to welcome home liberated prisoners, and modern practitioners like Patterson sought ways to incorporate elements of burru into Jamaican popular music.

Though the country life was difficult, it put Marley in touch with his roots. Rita, who had spent her entire life in Kingston, said: 55 BOB MARLEY 56 It was different. I had to carry water, collect wood to make the fire, and I had to sleep on a little, small bed on the dirt because they didn’t have flooring. But it was all out of love—I had decided to do so, and it didn’t matter. I was going into the faith of Rastafari, and I was seeking to find an independent sort of self. Because Bob was already exposed to this lifestyle, it was a thrill for him to see me just living it.

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