By Lloyd Bradley
The 1st significant account of the historical past of reggae, black track journalist Lloyd Bradley describes its origins and improvement in Jamaica, from ska to rock-steady to dub after which to reggae itself, a neighborhood tune which conquered the area. there are lots of remarkable tales approximately characters like Prince Buster, King Tubby and Bob Marley. yet this is often greater than a publication of track heritage: it relates the tale of reggae to the full historical past of Jamaica, from Colonial Island to distressed independence, and Jamaicans, from Kingston to London.
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Bass Culture by Lloyd Bradley