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Vincent Ford (I) (1940–2008)

Vincent "Tata" Ford grew up in the tough Trenchtown ghetto of Kingston, Jamaica where a near neighbor was Bob Marley, five years his junior. The two became friends, and it was Ford who mentored the young Marley and kept him from getting into serious trouble. It was in Ford's apartment that the song "No Woman, No Cry" (1974) was written. Although ... See full bio »

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(age 68) in Kingston, Jamaica

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 2012 Vatertag (TV Movie) ("No Woman No Cry", uncredited)
 2012 Turn Back Time: The Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1970s (2012) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2012 Marley (Documentary) (writer: "No Woman, No Cry", "Roots Rock Reggae", "Crazy Baldhead")
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 November 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry" - uncredited)
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.73 (2011) ... (writer: "Roots, Rock, Reggae")
- Episode #3.71 (2011) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2010 The Social Network (writer: "Crazy Baldhead")
 2010/I Sus (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2009 Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Noia, no ploris més")
 2008 Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday (Documentary) (writer: "Roots, Rock, Reggae", "Positive Vibration")
 2007 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2007) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
- Episode #1.12 (2007) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2004 Beth - Palau de la Música Catalana (Video) (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
  Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Betriebsausflug (2003) ... (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
- Alte Geschichten (2002) ... (performer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2003 Blues Traveler: Live - Thinnest of Air (Video documentary) (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2003 Code 46 (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2003 Gigli (writer: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright")
 2002 Ghiblies: Episode 2 (Video short) (lyrics: "No Woman No Cry") / (music: "No Woman No Cry")
 2002 L'Auberge Espagnole ("No Woman No Cry")
 2002 Gilberto Gil - Kaya N'Gandaya (writer: "Positive Vibration", "Não Chore Mais (No Woman, No Cry)")
 2001 Life and Debt (Documentary) (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2000 The Perfect Storm (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 1999/I Black and White (writer: "Crazy Baldhead")
 1999 Belle maman (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 1998 Esrim plus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mi-Shlosha Yotze Ehad (1998) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry" - uncredited)
 1995 Go Now (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn ("No Woman, No Cry")
 1987 Into the Homeland (TV Movie) (writer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 1983 Party Party (writer: "No Woman, No Cry" - as V. Ford)
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Was one of Bob Marley's oldest friends and mentors.

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