Three Little Birds

Three Little Birds

:"For other uses, see Three Little Birds (disambiguation)"Infobox Single
Name = Three Little Birds

Artist = Bob Marley & The Wailers
from Album = Exodus
B-side = Every Need Got an Ego to Feed
Released = 1980
Format = 7"
Recorded = 1977
Genre = Roots reggae
Length = 3:00
Label = Tuff Gong
Writer = Bob Marley
Producer = Bob Marley and the Wailers
Certification =
Chart position = UK #17
Last single = Could You Be Loved
This single =
Next single = No Woman, No Cry (re-entry)
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Album = Exodus
Type = studio
prev_track = "Turn Your Lights Down Low"
prev_no = 8
this_track = "Three Little Birds"
track_no = 9
next_track = "One Love/People Get Ready"
next_no = 10
"Three Little Birds" is a song by Bob Marley & The Wailers from their 1977 album "Exodus". It is one of Bob Marley's most popular songs. The single was released in 1980 and reached the Top 20 in the UK, peaking at number 17.

The three "Little Birds" referenced by Marley were the Wailers' three backing vocalists, the I Threes, consisting of Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt, and Bob Marley's wife Rita.

Music video

The video clip sees a young girl make her way through the street while carrying a television showing images of Bob Marley, while hand-drawn images of birds and lyrics to the song flash by on screen. The ending has the girl pretending to drive a car which has no tires.



*Robbie Williams sings the song in his concert released on DVD.
*Gilberto Gil recorded and released the song as a single.
*Connie Talbot released a cover of the song as the first single from her album "Over the Rainbow in June 2008.

Film appearances

*Ziggy Marley & Sean Paul recorded a cover for the "Shark Tale" soundtrack.
*Sebastian, from Disney's film "The Little Mermaid", sings the song.
*Will Smith sings and plays the song in "I Am Legend".

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