Bunny Wailer (born with the name Neville O'Riley Livingston) also called as Bunny Livingston and as Jah B, is a singer songwriter and percussionist. He was the pioneer member of reggae group "The Wailers" together with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. He is commonly considered as a musical legend and cited as one of the veteran advocates of reggae music. Wailer has been tagged by Newsweek as one of the three most important musicians in world music.
Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley were grown in the same family as stepbrothers. His father Thaddeus "Toddy" Livingston settle with Bob Marley's mother Cedella Booker and they had a daughter that was named Pearl Livingston.
In 1966, when Bob Marley leave Jamaica for Delaware to be substituted by Constantine "Vision" Walker, Wailer start to record and sing of his several own compositions such as "Who Feels It Knows It", "I Stand Predominant" and "Sunday Morning". His music was greatly inspired by gospel and by Curtis Mayfield. He recorded "This Train" that was based on a gospel standard for the first time at Studio One in 1967.
Bunny Wailer had tour with "The Wailers" in England and the United States, but he become and he leave Jamaica. He and Tosh became disregarded in the group as "The Wailers" became an international success and the interest was mainly focused on Marley. Later, Bunny left the Wailers to have a solo career which continues up to date