Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Paperback)
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Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Paperback)

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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
ISBN: 9780140237634
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 427 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 36 mm

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“Bass Culture”

The magnificent prince Buster writes in theforeword to Bass Culture that Jamaican music at last has the book it deserves , that treats it as seriously and intellectually as any other musical form, but never loses... More

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