This incorporates parts of the 1965 Impressions song "People Get Ready
." Impressions leader Curtis Mayfield, who wrote that song, was a big influence on Bob Marley
, and "People Get Ready" contains many elements of Marley
's message: unity, spirituality and struggle.
The 1965 version of "One Love
" didn't credit Mayfield, but when the 1977 version was issued, it was listed as "One Love
/People Get Ready" and credited to Marley