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Reggae books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Reggae category. Presented with a red border are the Reggae books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Bob Marley and the Wailers The Ultimate Illustrated History by Richie Unterberger Bob Marley and the Wailers The Ultimate Illustrated History


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Could You Be Loved - Rastafari-Reggae Bob Marley Africa Scattered for Rhythm of Spirit of Oneness for the World by Tekla Mekfet Could You Be Loved - Rastafari-Reggae Bob Marley Africa Scattered for Rhythm of Spirit of Oneness for the World


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 09/02/2017

In Fine Style The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious by Christopher Bateman In Fine Style The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2016

Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall by Kenneth Bilby Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heart Pioneering Musicians of Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dancehall

This is the first book devoted to the studio musicians who were central to Jamaica's popular-music explosion. With color portraits and interview excerpts, over 100 musical pioneers-such as Prince Buster, Robbie Shakespeare, Sly Dunbar, Lee Scratch Perry, and many of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2016

Bob Marley: Roots Reggae & Revolution by Brian Richardson Bob Marley: Roots Reggae & Revolution


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2016

The Creative Echo Chamber Contemporary Music Production in Kingston, Jamaica by Dennis O. Howard The Creative Echo Chamber Contemporary Music Production in Kingston, Jamaica

The pulsating and seductive rhythms that make up Jamaican popular music extend far beyond reggae; and recently, a greater appreciation has emerged for the island's rich musical heritage and international impact. From ska, rocksteady and reggae to dancehall and dub,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2016

Remixing Reggaeton The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico by Petra R. Rivera-Rideau Remixing Reggaeton The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico

Petra R. Rivera-Rideau shows how the popular music style reggaeton offers a space for Puerto Rican musicians to express identities that center blackness, forge links across the African diaspora, and critique the popular Puerto Rican discourse of racial democracy, which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2015

The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten by Michael Garnice The Ultimate Guide to Great Reggae The Complete Story of Reggae Told Through its Greatest Songs, Famous and Forgotten

The Ultimate Guide To Great Reggae celebrates (and helps you find) the greatest songs of reggae. It focuses on every style of reggae, from mento to Jamaican R&B, ska, rock steady, dub, DJ roots, dancehall and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2015

Other books in this genre

Reggae from Yaad Traditional and Emerging Themes in Jamaican Popular Music by Donna P. Hope Reggae from Yaad Traditional and Emerging Themes in Jamaican Popular Music

Selected papers from the International Reggae Conference at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, February 2013.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2015

The Quelbe Commentary 1672-2012 Anthropology in Virgin Islands Music by Dale Francis The Quelbe Commentary 1672-2012 Anthropology in Virgin Islands Music


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 19/08/2014

The Quelbe Commentary 1672-2012 Anthropology in Virgin Islands Music by Dale Francis The Quelbe Commentary 1672-2012 Anthropology in Virgin Islands Music


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2014

Calypso Drift by Steinberg Henry Calypso Drift


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/01/2014

Calypso Drift by Steinberg Henry Calypso Drift


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014

Ska The Rhythm of Liberation by Heather Augustyn, Scott D. Calhoun Ska The Rhythm of Liberation
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In Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation, Heather Augustyn examines how ska music first emerged in Jamaica as a fusion of popular, traditional, and even classical musical forms. As a genre, it was a connection to Africa, a means of expression...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2013

Solid Foundation An Oral History of Reggae by David Katz Solid Foundation An Oral History of Reggae

Tells the story of some of the compelling characters in popular music. This title features a range of reggae pioneers, such as the Skatalites, the Wailers, Jimmy Cliff, and Lee 'Scratch' Perry, dub legends such as Augustus Pablo, Prince Jammy,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2012

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