The Rough Guide To Reggae

Author : Steve Barrow
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112998757
Genre : Music
File Size : 43.74 MB
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The Rough Guide to Reggae is the only book of its kind available. The first two editions of the Rough Guide to Reggae were the top-selling books on the subject, and widely acclaimed by the music press and fans alike. Illustrated throughout with over 400 pictures, many of them exclusive photos, the book also features exclusive interviews with reggae s top stars, and reviews over 500 albums. 2003 and 2004 have been the most successful years for reggae music on a global scale since the heyday of Bob Marley, with singers such as Sean Paul and Wayne Wonder regularly topping the UK and US pop charts. The new third edition of Rough Guide to Reggae is fully updated to cover this latest wave of Jamaican musicians, while not stinting on newly discovered recordings and reissues of classic albums of the past.
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Reggae 100 Essential Cds

Author : Steve Barrow
ISBN : 1858285674
Genre : Music
File Size : 90.32 MB
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Lists and describes one hundred of the best reggae compact discs, from Bob Marley and the Wailers' "Songs of Freedom" to the Skatalites' "Foundation Ska"
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The Rough Guide To Jamaica

Author : Polly Thomas
ISBN : 1843531119
Genre : Travel
File Size : 29.55 MB
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With complete coverage of Kingston as well as all the major resorts at Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, and Negril, this "Rough Guide" is the perfect complement to both independent travel and all-inclusive package tours. Comprehensive listings reveal the best places to stay, dine, and catch the funkiest reggae. of color maps & photos.
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The Rough Guide To The Music Of South Africa

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 1843538717
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South Africa is one of the great powerhouses of African music with a recording industry that stretches back to the early 20th century. From the lilting violins of the Soweto String Quartet to the African reggae of Lucky Dube, this all-new second edition of The Rough Guide To The Music of South Africa is a perfect introduction to the sounds of the rainbow nation. Track Listing: 01. Busi Mhlongo - Yehlisanumoya Ma-Afrika 02. Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens - Umuntu Ngumuntu 03. Chicco - Umagubane 04. Yvonne Chaka Chaka - Umqombothi 05. Soweto String Quartet - St Agnes And The Burning Train 06. Shiyani Ngcobo - Yekanini 07. Miriam Makeba and The Skylarks - Ndidliwe Zintaba 08. Mtabhane Ndima - Thandabantu 09. Soul Brothers - Mama Ka Sbongile 10. Lesego Rampolokeng and The Kalahari Surfers - Blue Vs 11. Lucky Dube - Crying Games 12. Oom Hansie - Waars My Pyp? 13. Nothembi - Akanamandl Usathana 14. Solomon Lindas Original Evening Birds - Mbube 15. Big Voice Jack - Tsi Tsi No. 1 16. Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Wawukhona Yini E New York

Reggae Lexikon

Author : Rainer Bratfisch
ISBN : 3896022075
Genre : Reggae music
File Size : 70.72 MB
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Category: Reggae music

The Rough Guide Book Of Playlists

Author : Mark Ellingham
ISBN : 1843537281
Genre : Music
File Size : 67.82 MB
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This second edition of the Rough Guide Book of Playlists contains more than 500 lists of which 50 are new to this edition. The lists are recommendations of ten songs (sometimes a couple more, sometimes a couple less), covering artists (Rufus Wainwright to Thelonius Monk, Al Green to Manu Chao, Glenn Gould to Julie Andrews), genres (Bebop Classics to Reggae Toasters to Punk Originals to Hot Club jazz), songs (10 best Dylan covers; 8 classic versions of Summertime; 10 love songs that don't cloy), quirks and silliness (Songs about Chickens and Insects; Who let the frogs out?; Big Pizza Pie crooners; Take this Job and Shove it!). There's even a literary edge with playlists like '10 songs raved about in Murakami novels'. Each of the Playlists has a nugget about the song (why you want it on your iPod), and a listings of where it's from (remember CDs?).
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Reggae 45 Soundsystem

Author : Stuart Baker
ISBN : 0955481791
Genre : Music
File Size : 75.65 MB
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"This book features the artwork and histories of over 1000 records spanning the course of Jamaican music from its beginnings in the late 1950s through to the end of the 1970s. In so doing this book creates a unique visual history of Jamaican popular culture and its musical developments."--P. [4] of cover.
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Reggae Soundsystem

Author : Steve Barrow
ISBN : 0955481783
Genre : Music
File Size : 59.23 MB
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Reggae Soundsystem is a new deluxe 200 page hard-back 12x12 book featuring hundreds of stunning full size record cover designs that span the history of reggae music. The book is compiled by the celebrated author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/ Blood and Fire Records) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records). Beginning in the 1950s, Jamaican music developed into one of the most important and influential music industries in the world. From its early Mento (Jamaican Calypso) beginnings through to the invention of Ska, Rocksteady, Roots, Dub and Dancehall, Jamaican music is also one of the richest and innovative veins in popular music. This stunning hardback deluxe book is a timely look at the endless visually creativity of reggae record cover designs, iconic, classic, rare and unique artwork spanning sixty years of Jamaican sounds. The book includes a fascinating introductory essay on the history of reggae by Steve Barrow and the book is edited by Stuart Baker (founder of Soul Jazz Records and editor of the book Dancehall, and cover art books on Bossa Nova, Freedom, Rhythm & Sound and Studio One Records).
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The Rough Guide To Jamaica

Author : Robert Coates
ISBN : 9780241241837
Genre : Travel
File Size : 36.57 MB
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The new full-colour Rough Guide to Jamaica is the ultimate travel guide to the most captivating of Caribbean Islands. In-depth coverage and clear maps will help you discover the best that the island has to offer--from white-sand beaches and rum bars to misty mountains and vibrant towns--while detailed practical information will help you get around. This guide is fully updated with expert information on everything from reggae and street parties to the best coffee and the quietest beaches, plus insider reviews of the best places to stay, eat, and drink for all budgets, all of it brought to life by stunning photography. Whether you want to flop on the beach or explore every corner of the island, the Rough Guide will make sure you make the most of your time in Jamaica.
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