Bob Marley & the Wailers

One Love: The Very Best Of

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This isn't really Legend, it just feels that way. This 20-track collection contains the great bulk of that classic compilation, but where that album has its own internal logic -- one of the reasons it is undeniably a classic compilation -- this devotes itself to a chronological spin through Marley's catalog, containing almost every song on that record. "Satisfy My Soul" is missing and "Redemption Song" is here in an alternate band version, but that's not a big deal, since this does stretch out to 20 songs total. So, for listeners looking for more bang for their buck, this really may be a better choice than Legend, since it contains more songs. But the thing is, Legend may be leaner, but that works in its favor, since it tells the story succinctly and leaves you wanting more. After listening to One Love you've had enough Marley, but that's not the same thing as being satiated.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
feat: Bob Marley
3:41
2
feat: Bob Marley
3:19
3
feat: Bob Marley
3:54
4
feat: Bob Marley
5:10
5
feat: Bob Marley
7:12
6
feat: Bob Marley
3:38
7
feat: Bob Marley
4:30
8
feat: Bob Marley
3:35
9
feat: Bob Marley
4:12
10
feat: Bob Marley
3:01
11
feat: Bob Marley
3:39
12
feat: Bob Marley
2:52
13
feat: Bob Marley
3:53
14
feat: Bob Marley
4:57
15
feat: Bob Marley
4:00 Amazon
16
feat: Bob Marley
3:55
17
feat: Bob Marley
3:37
18
feat: Bob Marley
2:44
19
feat: Bob Marley
3:12
20
feat: Bob Marley
3:21
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