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Reggae at the BBC

Reggae performances from the BBC archive, featuring Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Desmond Dekker, Burning Spear, Althea and Donna, Dennis Brown and many more.

An archive celebration of great reggae performances filmed in the BBC Studios, drawn from programmes such as The Old Grey Whistle Test, Top of the Pops and Later... with Jools Holland, and featuring the likes of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, Desmond Dekker, Burning Spear, Althea and Donna, Dennis Brown, Buju Banton and many more.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 3 Dec 2016 23:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Nicky Thomas

    Love of the Common People

  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Stir It Up

  • Susan Cadogan

    Hurt So Good

  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Exodus

  • Althea & Donna

    Uptown Top Ranking

  • Desmond Dekker & The Aces

    Israelites

  • Steel Pulse

    Ku Klux Klan

  • Dennis Brown

    Money In My Pocket

  • Janet Kay

    Silly Games

  • Madness

    The Prince

  • The Specials

    A Message To You, Rudy (feat. Rico Rodriguez)

  • Junior Murvin

    Police and Thieves

  • Black Slate

    Amigo

  • UB40

    Food For Thought

  • Sugar Minott

    Good Thing Going

  • Aswad

    African Children

  • Musical Youth

    Pass The Dutchie

  • Gregory Isaacs

    Night Nurse

  • Maxi Priest

    Wild World

  • Shabba Ranks

    Twice My Age

  • Shaggy

    Oh Carolina

  • Chaka Demus & Pliers

    Twist and Shout

  • Buju Banton

    Murderer

  • Burning Spear

    Slavery Days

  • Beenie Man

    Who Am I

  • Sean Paul

    We Be Burnin'

  • Jimmy Cliff

    Many Rivers To Cross

  • 00:04

    Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Stir It Up

  • 00:11

    Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Exodus

  • 00:34

    Junior Murvin

    Police And Thieves

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Sasha Duncan
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

Broadcasts

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