Trojan Skinhead Reggae Box Set

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Editorial Reviews On 180-gram audiophile vinyl. Rock-solid 12-track Trojan set of skinhead reggae faves by Symarip, The Pioneers, Desmond Riley, Derrick Morgan, The Charmers and others! (“ORIGINAL SKINHEAD REGGAE CLASSICS”) Track Listings Disc: 1   1. Skinhead Moonstomp – Symarip   2. Skinheads a Bash Them – Claudette & the Corporation   3. Trouble in the Town – … Read moreTrojan Skinhead Reggae Box Set

Ukulele – A Traditional Baby Guitar From Hawaii

Recently, we saw the latest trending guitar enthusiast is the “baby” guitar. It’s small, easy to carry and hold, and easy for travel. But the true original “baby” guitar has been around with us for many years. We may saw it performed in the clubs or lounges but did not pay much attention, it’s called … Read moreUkulele – A Traditional Baby Guitar From Hawaii

Blue Beat Ska & Reggae Revolution

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Blue Beat, Ska And Reggae Revolution – Various Artists – Cd Track Listings Disc: 1   1. Witchcraft Man   2. Out of Reach   3. Whiskey & Soda   4. Oh Judy   5. I’m Still in Love With You Girl   6. Jesse James Rides Again   7. Cradle Days   8. Pain in Love   9. Hot Skin   10. Pheonix City … Read moreBlue Beat Ska & Reggae Revolution

Various: Dawning Of A New Era: The Roots Of Skinhead Reggae

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Track Listings Disc: 1   1. John Jones   2. Give Me Back   3. In Like Fint   4. Tommy’s Dream   5. Son Of Reggae   6. Quaker City   7. Regga Beat   8. Groovin’ At The Cue   9. Revenge   10. Fat Man   11. South Parkway Rock   12. Rescue Me   13. What You Gonna Do   14. Night Of Love   15. … Read moreVarious: Dawning Of A New Era: The Roots Of Skinhead Reggae

Desmond Was A Skinhead Reggae Pioneers

Skinhead Reggae Collection, The Ethiopians, Desmond Dekker, The Upsetters, The Pioneers

Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces, he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with “Israelites”. Other hits include “007”, “It Miek” and “You Can Get It If You Really Want”.Wikipedia Born: July 16, 1941, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica Died: May 25, 2006, Thornton Heath, … Read moreDesmond Was A Skinhead Reggae Pioneers

What is Skinhead Reggae?

The skinhead subculture was originally associated with black music genres such as soul, ska, rocksteady, and early reggae. The link between skinheads and Jamaican music led to the UK popularity of groups such as Desmond Dekker, Derrick Morgan, Laurel Aitken, Symarip and The Pioneers.  This is a very disruptive and easily identified culture or genre of music, … Read moreWhat is Skinhead Reggae?

Book Review of "Long Walk to Freedom"

Nelson Mandela began writing his autobiography while implied in 1974. It was confiscated by authorities but he resumed writing after being released in 1990, with the help of friends who aided him in remembering the details. "Long Walk to Freedom" is a very thick book. I admit that I skimmed through the political pages because … Read moreBook Review of "Long Walk to Freedom"

Recommended Books About South Africa and its People

A Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela The famously taciturn South African president reveals much of himself in Long Walk to Freedom. A good deal of this autobiography was written secretly while Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years on Robben Island by South Africa's apartheid regime. Among the book's interesting revelations is Mandela's ambivalence … Read moreRecommended Books About South Africa and its People

Bands and the Old-School Problem With New Media and MySpace

As of this writing, there are over eight million bands on MySpace. There are countless articles, books and companies that tell you, in various overenthusiastic ways, how to launch your band to the top social networking sites of the moment. But the unasked question remains: "What good does all this online hype really do a … Read moreBands and the Old-School Problem With New Media and MySpace

Reggae Music's Royal Empress – Queen Ifrica

"My music is music of upliftment. It is music that teachers. ~ Queen Ifrica Conscious, roots reggae music has always been a male-dominated genre, so it can be difficult for female artists to break through into the top. But this "Fyah Muma" (Fire Mother), the royal Rastafarian empress known as Queen Ifrica, is definately setting … Read moreReggae Music's Royal Empress – Queen Ifrica