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Release Date

January 1, 1976

“War” is a song recorded and made popular by Bob Marley. It first appeared on Bob Marley and the Wailers’ 1976 Island Records album, Rastaman Vibration, Marley’s only top 10 album in the USA. In the UK it reached #15 on May 15, 1976. The lyrics are almost entirely derived from a speech made by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I before the United Nations General Assembly on October 4, 1963.