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The Nun Who Nurtured Reggae

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 November 2007

Jonathon Charles tells the story of Sister Mary Ignatius Davies, who ran the music programme at a school for wayward boys in Jamaica for 64 years until her death in 2003. She is credited with nurturing the talents of many of the key players in Jamaican reggae when the industry took off in the 1960s and 70s.

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