Reggae legend Bob Marley's son Ziggy Marley is hoping for a quick
settlement in a lawsuit over royalties from his dad's music.
ASTON 'FAMILYMAN' BARRETT, a former member of BOB MARLEY + The Wailers, is
claiming that he's been cheated of proper recognition and financial reward for
years. Ziggy hopes the suit is settled amicably, and says he has great respect
He explains, "It will be sorted out, I think, peacefully, and amicably for
everybody. And, you know that's what we hope for. I respect Familyman to the
However, Ziggy adds the dispute over the royalties could have and should
have been resolved before his father's death from cancer in 1981.
He says, "These things could have been dealt with. And when my father was
here it should have been dealt with then, than when he's not here. It's kind of
weird when he is not here to start saying things that you probably wouldn't say
if he was