Marley Family Releases Animated Video of “Three Little Birds”
The family of iconic reggae musician Bob Marley has released an animated video of the song “Three Little Birds” as part of the year-long celebration by the Marley estate of the 75th anniversary of the singer’s birth. Other videos released as part of a documentary series entitled “Bob Marley – LEGACY: 75 Years A Legend” include those for “Redemption Song” and Song,” “Easy Skanking,” The completed series will comprise 12 parts. According to Cedella Marley, Bob Marley’s daughter, her father’s “feel-good” song has provided hope and light to many people and added that she hoped it will do so for people now who are facing challenges throughout the world.
The new animated video offers a Disney-like display and a chilled-out tone. It features the Big Bad Wolf, the Three Little Pigs, and the Three Little Birds. IN the video, the Three Little Pigs are combatting the Wolf’s predatory actions with kindness. An easygoing Little Pig avoids danger without effort when confronted by the Wolf. When the Wolf tries to eat him, the pig invites the Wolf to share in the picnic that the predator originally used as a trap to catch the Pig. According to a description of the video, when the Pig finds the wig the Wolf used to fool and eat the grandmother of Little Red Riding Hood, “the Wolf merely shrugs it off as “what’re you gonna do?” Nothing like a happy ending.