Bob Marley honored all May long with ‘Big Up Bob Marley’ on SiriusXM’s The Joint

SiriusXM’s The Joint (Ch. 42) comes together with fans for a Big Up Bob Marley fan takeover through the month of May.

Profile picture of SiriusXM Editor
SiriusXM Editor
April 28, 2017

AP Photo/Langevin

Bob Marley continues to impact music, even 36 years after his passing. Celebrating the life and impact of the reggae legend, SiriusXM’s The Joint (Ch. 42) comes together with fans for a Big Up Bob Marley fan takeover through the month of May.

Fans can call a dedicated hotline — (844) 264-5631 — and share their thoughts and memories of Bob Marley and the impact he had on them.

Born in Jamaica on February 6, 1945, Robert Nesta Marley became an integral part of popularizing reggae music around the world, earning him an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and ranking among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone with and his album Exodus earning the title of Album of the Century by Time Magazine.

SiriusXM Free Listening is right around the corner! Text LISTEN to 77917 to learn more and receive special offers. Message and data rates may apply. Reply STOP 2 end HELP 4 info.

Beyond music, Marley’s legacy includes awards from the United Nations for his messages of peace, and Jamaica’s third highest honor, the Jamaican Order of Merit.

Following complications from melanoma, Bob Marley passed away on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36.

SiriusXM The Joint’s tribute with messages from fans runs through May 31st.

For a free 30-day trial, check out