Reggae bloodlines: in search of the music and culture of Jamaica

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Anchor Press, Sep 1, 1977 - Music - 216 pages
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Tells the story of reggae music, its origins in Jamaica, its relationship with the Rastafari movement, and its expression of the hopes and fears of Jamaica's poor

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As the title implies, this book is a combination travelogue and history of reggae music. Davis meets up with many of the major figures of Jamaican music (Toots Hibbert, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff), and ... Read full review

Contents

1 Introduction
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A Visit with the Black Prince of Reggae23
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The Brotherhood of Rastafari63
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Stephen Daviss many acclaimed books include the Rolling Stones history "Old Gods Almost Dead" as well as the "New York Times" bestsellers "Walk This Way" (with Aerosmith), Fleetwood, and "Hammer of the Gods,

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