Reggae band Bob Marley and the Wailers has finally hit the top ten of the Billboard chart, with their highest-selling album, Legend. The Marleys are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the album this year, and recently announced that internationally renowned ice-cream company Ben & Jerry would be releasing a special flavour of their product, in respect of the Legend album.
Legend was released in 1984 by Island Records and is the best selling reggae album of all time, with more than 13 million copies sold in the United States and approximately 25 million copies sold globally.
The album was also ranked number 46 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. As of August 2014, it has spent a total of 290 non-consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 chart.