The Rough Guide to Reggae 3 (Rough Guide Music Guides)
Steve BarrowISBN: 1843533294;
Amazon.comFinally, a comprehensive guide covering the entire span of Jamaican music, from the 1950s mento and R&B through dub, dancehall and ragga. Along with interviews of crucial reggae personalities (Bunny Lee, King Jammy, and Coxsone Dodd, for example) and profiles of major careers (like Gregory Isaacs, Sugar Minott, and of course, Bob Marley), Barrow and Dalton provide the irreplaceable service of reviewing and recommending more than 1,000 CD and vinyl selections. The writers clearly love their topic and are exceedingly knowledgeable about it. The resulting guide is a combination of fascinating historical tidbits, scholarly attention to musical detail, and a definitive treatment of reggae's genre, artists, albums, and songs. --Stephanie Gold Book DescriptionThis expanded and updated third edition of The Rough Guide to Reggae tells the extraordinary story of recorded music in Jamaica, from folk traditions and 1950s mento through to dancehall and bashment, giving you the...
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