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Reggae - Stir it Up

Sounds of the 70s 2 Episode 2 of 10

By the start of the 70s, the Windrush generation of immigrants who came to the UK from the Caribbean and West Indies were an established part of the British population and their influence and culture permeated UK society.

This second programme rejoices and revels in the reggae music exported from Jamaica and the home-grown reggae-influenced sounds that sprouted from the cities of England. Reggae's dominance of the UK charts is celebrated with performances from Ken Boothe, Dave and Ansel Collins, Steel Pulse, Althea and Donna, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Janet Kay, Susan Cadogan and The Specials.

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29 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Dec 2016 02:00


Role Contributor
ProducerStephanie McWhinnie
Executive ProducerMark Cooper

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