Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Paperback)Lloyd Bradley (author)
Paperback 608 Pages / Published: 30/08/2001
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The first major account of the history of reggae, black music journalist Lloyd Bradley describes its origins and development in Jamaica, from ska to rock-steady to dub and then to reggae itself, a local music which conquered the world. There are many extraordinary stories about characters like Prince Buster, King Tubby and Bob Marley. But this is more than a book of music history: it relates the story of reggae to the whole history of Jamaica, from colonial island to troubled independence, and Jamaicans, from Kingston to London.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 427 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 36 mm
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