Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, Ska, Rock Steady, and Dancehall
by David V Moskowitz (9780313331589)

Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, Ska, Rock Steady, and Dancehall
 
David V Moskowitz
Release Date: 10 December 1010
Format: Hardback
Pages: 345
Category: Popular
ISBN: 9780313331589
ISBN-10: 0313331588



Reggae music is more than just steel drum bands on white sand beaches. Its history is rich with culture and evolution, helping to tell the story of Jamaica's past. Due to its depth and extensive coverage, this book the most complete and up to date encyclopedia about reggae, mento, ska, rocksteady, and dancehall music on the market today. Ideal for reggae lovers and college students studying music, this encyclopedia is comprehensive for high school students and non-music students as well. From Bob Marley to Wayne Wonder, this easy to use encyclopedia contains over 700 entries. Indices in both the front and back of this book make navigating through entries extremely user-friendly. Entries cover singers and songwriters, producers, record labels, and different styles of music that evolved from reggae. Subjects include: BLA and M Records BLBoom Shaka BLJimmy Cliff BLClement "Coxsone" Dodd BLJudge Dread BLToots Hibbert BLBob Marley BLRastafarianism BLShaggy BLSka Moskowitz truly captures the history and evolution of Jamaican music in this extensive, illuminating encyclopedia, while all the while making it accessible to both high school and college students.

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