Bob Marley and the Wailers were a Jamaican ska, rocksteady, and reggae band. They were founded in 1963 by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer. The band's initial name was The Teenagers, and they recorded their first album in 1963 with Leslie Kong. The band’s success began with their hit Simmer Down, which topped the Jamaican charts in 1963. The band signed with Island Records in 1972 and released two more albums before Tosh and Wailer left the band in 1974. Marley continued with a new lineup, including The I-Threes, and they released seven more albums. The band's notable pieces are Simmer Down, Trenchtown Rock, War, Stir It Up, and Get Up, Stand Up.