Reggae

    Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae

    By Michael Garnice

    Hardback £34.46

    The Ultimate Guide To Great Reggae celebrates and helps you find the greatest songs of reggae. It focuses on every style of reggae, from mento to Jamaican R&B, ska, rock steady, dub, DJ roots, dancehall and more.

    Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation

    By Heather Augustyn

    Hardback Save £1.73 = £26.22

    In Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation, Heather Augustyn examines how ska music first emerged in Jamaica as a fusion of popular, traditional, and even classical musical forms. As a genre, it was a connection to Africa, a means of expression and protest, and a respite from the struggles of colonization...

    If You Like Bob Marley Here are Over 200 Bands, CDs, Films, and Other Oddities That You Will Love

    By Dave Thompson

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Tells the story of the King of Reggae, told not through the life and times of Marley himself, but through the music and magic of the musicians who grew up around, and under the influence of Bob Marley and his band, the Wailers.

    Clarks in Jamaica

    By Al Fingers

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £24.96

    Encyclopedia of Reggae

    By Mike Alleyne

    Paperback Save £6.34 = £15.65

    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 mid-1980s heyday of dancehall and features more than 500 images, including album art and ephemera.

    Reggae 45 Soundsystem: The Label Art of Reggae Singles, A Visual History of Jamaican Reggae 1959-79

    By Stuart Baker

    Paperback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    Features over 1000 full size record label 45 rpm single designs that span the history of reggae music. This book is ram-jam filled with text on many of the records, artists, producers and record companies.

    Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques, and Ways of Knowing

    By Julian Henriques

    Paperback Save £4.04 = £21.95

    A study of the culture and physicality of dancehall reggae music. It focuses on the skilled performance of the crewmembers responsible for this signature of Jamaican music: the audio engineers designing, building and fine-tuning the "set" of equipment; the selectors choosing the music tracks played; and, MCs DJs on the...

    Bob Marley

    By Chris Salewicz

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    What was it about Bob Marley that made him so popular in a world dominated by rock'n'roll?How is that he has not only remained the single most successful reggae artist ever, but has also become a shining beacon of radicalism and peace to generation after generation of fans across the...

    Bob Marley

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    Bass Culture

    By Lloyd Bradley

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    Presents an account of the history of reggae. This book describes reggae's origins and development in Jamaica, from ska to rock-steady to dub and to reggae itself, a local music which conquered the world. It relates the story of reggae to the history of Jamaica, from Colonial Island to troubled...

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