Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart

Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart

Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall

Book - 2016
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This is the first book devoted to the studio musicians who were central to Jamaica's popular-music explosion. With color portraits and interview excerpts, over 100 musical pioneers--such as Prince Buster, Robbie Shakespeare, Sly Dunbar, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and many of Bob Marley's early musical collaborators--provide new insights into the birth of Jamaican popular music in the recording studios of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Includes a listening guide of selected songs.
Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9780819576040
0819576042
Branch Call Number: 781.64609 B491W 2016
Characteristics: xxiv, 230 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm

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