Essay by Lloyd Bradley
|2001||Penguin Books Ltd||978-0140237634||English|
This history of reggae music covers from the Jamaican R'n'B and Calypso of the post-war years, to the surge of interest in the 1990s. As well as tracing the musical history, this book explains the historical and social background which are crucial to the understanding of its development. There are four main centres, in chronological order - Jamaica, London, New York and Toronto.