Black Stone Cherry's Chris Robertson On How Bob Marley Saved His Life

The frontman explains why the Legend compilation is his go-to album in times of struggle.

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Black Stone Cherry frontman Chris Robertson says that Bob Marley's Legend compilation is the album that saved his life.

"I was leaving my house one day to take my own life and luckily I'm still here," says Chris. "I got to talking to Fred [Young], [BSC drummer] John Fred's uncle from The Kentucky Headhunters. He had been through a severe depression as well. He said, 'Go home, put on a Bob Marley record, go somewhere by yourself and just listen.

"I got the Legend record and it made me realise that life isn't about the negative things," he adds. "You can't help but smile when you hear a song like Three Little Birds."

You can watch the whole interview below.

The band tour the UK this month, with support from The Cadillac Three and Monster Truck. Catch them at the following venues:


06 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
07 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
09 Glasgow SECC
10 Manchester Arena
11 Birmingham Arena
13 Leeds First Direct Arena
14 London SSE Arena, Wembley

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