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Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music. In the first episode he explores the roots of reggae in the culture of slaves and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa. First broadcast in 1983.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 17 Nov 2018 04:00

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  • The Skatalites

    THE GUNS OF NAVARONE

    • FROM PARIS WITH LOVE.
    • WRASSE RECORDS.
    • WRASS-068.
  • The Skatalites

    PHEONIX CITY

    • STUDIO ONE ROCKERS.
    • 1 STUDIO.
    • SJRCD-48.
  • Desmond Dekker

    007

    • Reggae Classics.
    • Capital Gold.
    • 9808538-1.
  • Desmond Dekker & The Aces

    Israelites

    • The Best of Desmond Dekker.
    • Music Club.
    • MCCD-115.
  • Harry J. All Stars

    Liquidator

    • MUSICAL LIQUIDATOR.
    • TROJAN.
    • CDTRL-188.
  • Harry J. All Stars

    Liquidator

    • MUSICAL LIQUIDATOR.
    • TROJAN.
    • CDTRL-188.
  • Boris Gardiner

    Elizabethan Reggae

    • Young Gifted & Black (Various).
    • Trojan.
    • TJDDD-006.
  • The Upsetters

    Return Of Django

    • Million Sellers Vol.10 - The Sixtie.
    • Disky.
    • MSCD-1910.
  • Young, Gifted and Black

    • REGGAE HIT THE TOWN BOX SET.
    • MANGO.
    • 518-401-2.
  • Wonderful World Beautiful People

    • REGGAE CLASSICS.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 980-8537.
  • Ken Boothe

    EVERYTHING I OWN

    • EVERYTHING I OWN.
    • TROJAN.
    • CDTRL-381.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    No Woman No Cry

    • LIVE!.
    • Island.
    • 5488-962.
  • Althea & Donna

    Uptown Top Ranking

    • Rhythm Of The Sun (Various Artists.
    • Telstar.
    • TCD-2362.
  • The Beat

    Mirror In The Bathroom

    • The Beat - Beat This!.
    • Sire.
    • 40735.
  • The Specials

    Ghost Town

    • DECADES.
    • VIRGIN.
    • VTDCDX-337.
  • One In Ten

    • The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2000.
    • Virgin.
    • DUBTVX-3.
  • UB40

    One In Ten

    • The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2000.
    • Virgin.
    • DUBTVX-3.
  • One In Ten

    • The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2000.
    • Virgin.
    • DUBTVX-3.
  • Culture Club

    DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME

    • NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 1982.
    • VIRGIN/EMI.
    • NOWMIL-1982.
  • MILLIE

    MY BOY LOLLIPOP

    • ON STEP BEYOND - 45 CLASSIC SKA HITS!.
    • VIRGIN.
    • VTDCDX-546.
  • The Beatles

    OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA

    • ANTHOLOGY 3.
    • EMI.
    • 834451-2.
  • Burning Spear

    SLAVERY DAYS

    • REGGAE: I AM KING.
    • OCHO.
    • OCHOCD-010.
  • The King’s Singers

    Linstead Market

    • The King's Singers.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN-6562.

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