Reggae, Rasta, Revolution

Reggae, Rasta, Revolution

Jamaican Music From Ska to Dub

Book - 1997
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The first ever anthology on the Jamaican popular music forms that have changed the shape of Western popular music. Beginning with Bob Marley, the book explores the roots of Jamaican pop from mento, ska, calypso, and rock steady. Profiles of roots pioneers such as Toots and the Maytals, the Skatalites, and Jimmy Cliff, as well as less-heralded, more militant figures such as Mutabaruka and Brother Resistance are included.
-- Thorough documentation of the life and music of Bob Marley.
-- History of the development of Jamaican popular music
-- Rare and unavailable sources
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, c1997
ISBN: 9780028647289
Branch Call Number: 781.464 REG
Characteristics: 290 p
Additional Contributors: Potash, Chris 1964-
Alternative Title: Jamaican music from ska to dub


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