For Johnson, only the second living poet to have been published in the Penguin Modern Classics series, writing has always … More
Behind Jamaica’s musical reverberation lies the unlikely story of a boarding school run by Roman Catholic nuns and a brass … More
Alpha Boys School: Cradle Of Jamaican Music takes a look at the lives of over 40 of these influential musicians … More
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Other prominent characters are the journalist Betty Hayes, who works on the Tottenham & Wood Green Journal; an ingenuous adolescent named Frank … More
The definitive history as the iconic label turns 50. Foreword by Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records. Launched in London … More
In its first brief six-year incarnation, Trojan produced nearly 30 hit singles, created the legendary compilation series Tighten Up and … More
Mind-boggling discography devoted to the Jamaican releases of Prince Buster’s productions from 1961’s Oh Carolina by the Folkes Brothers to … More
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Benjamin Zephaniah’s introduction to the book is very personal. He illustrates the importance of Sound System culture and just how … More