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The encyclopedia of reggae : the golden age of roots reggae

Author: Mike Alleyne; Sly Dunbar
Publisher: New York, New York : Sterling, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reggae has become a dominant musical style that is played everywhere from South America to the Pacific Rim. This volume is packed with rare photographs, profiles of the influential performers and producers from the golden age, and fascinating sidebars showing the wide-ranging influence of reggae.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Alleyne; Sly Dunbar
ISBN: 9781402785832 1402785836
OCLC Number: 809562133
Description: xx, 332 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Abbyssinians-Aswad --
Theophilus Beckford-Junior Byles --
Cornell Campbell-culture --
Lloyd Daley-Lucky Dube --
Clancy Eccles-Ethiopians --
Folkes Brothers --
Boris Gardiner-Marcia Griffiths --
Beres Hammond-Keith Hudson --
I-Roy-Israel Vibration --
Linton Kwesi Johnson-Judge Dread --
Ini Kamoze-Leslie Kong --
Bunny Lee-Lovers rock --
Tommy McCook-Mystic Revealers --
Johnny Nash-Native --
Jackie Opel --
Augustus Pablo-Prince Far I --
Randy's Records-Michael Rose --
Sanctuary Records-Studio One --
Lynn Taitt-Trojan Records --
U-Roy-UB40 --
Virgin Records-VP Records --
Bunny Wailer-Delroy Wilson --
Xterminator Records-Yabby You --
Tappa Zukie --
Best of reggae lists --
Reggae time line --
Rasta reggae glossary --
Bibliography --
Index --
Photo credits --
Sidebars: Reggae festivals --
Reggae on film --
Dub --
Rastafarianism --
Reggae album covers --
Kingston --
Chinese Jamaicans --
Cultural roots --
International reggae --
Women in reggae --
Sound systems --
Jamaican politics and popular culture --
Ganja --
Dancehall.
Other Titles: Golden age of roots reggae
Reggae
Responsibility: by Mike Alleyne ; foreword by Sly Dunbar.

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A guide to reggae that is a colourful, herbally endowed and sunsplashed history of one of the world's popular musical styles. It focuses on the music's golden age, from the late 1960s to the  Read more...

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