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  • Rodigan

    My Life in Reggae

    by David Rodigan

    'THE BOOK THAT EVERY REGGAE FAN SHOULD READ' John Masouri, Echoes'Rodigan can still claim a currency few presenters of his vintage can match. Perhaps it's because while his wider musical and professional milieu has been in constant change, his boundless enthusiasm has been constant. Reggae's been lucky to have him' Ian Harrison, MOJO'Rodigan was a major part of my childhood, he played the hottest ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Marley And Me: The Real Bob Marley Story

    The Real Bob Marley Story

    by Don Taylor

    Since Bob Marley died in 1981, the myths and legends which surround his life have continued to grow. Only one man knows the truth. Marley's confidante and manager Don Taylor, tells the real story behind Marley. ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • No Woman No Cry

    My Life with Bob Marley

    by Rita Marley

    A memoir by the woman who knew Bob Marley best--his wife, Rita.Rita Marley grew up in the slums of Trench Town, Jamaica. Abandoned by her mother at a very young age, she was raised by her aunt. Music ran in Rita's family, and even as a child her talent for singing was pronounced. By the age of 18, Rita was an unwed mother, and it was then that she met Bob Marley at a recording studio in Trench ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Bass Culture

    When Reggae Was King

    by Lloyd Bradley

    The first major account of the history of reggae, black music journalist Lloyd Bradley describes its origins and development in Jamaica, from ska to rock-steady to dub and then to reggae itself, a local music which conquered the world. There are many extraordinary stories about characters like Prince Buster, King Tubby and Bob Marley. But this is more than a book of music history: it relates the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Liberty

    by Jakob Ejersbo and 1 more

    series The Africa Trilogy
    The novel behind the new Danish TV series starring The Killing's Sofie Gråbøl, available on All 4 / Walter PresentsTwo young men from very different backgrounds.Christian is the son of Danish ex-pats; Marcus works as a house boy for a Swedish family, hoping they will eventually take him back to Europe with them.Their friendship defines a divided continent.When they decide to go into... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • What Is Reggae Music

    by Crystal T. Lee

    If You Want To Know About  Reggae Lyrics, Reggae Music, Dance Hall Music, Best Reggae Songs, Listen To Music Now!   ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • The Future Is the Beginning

    The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley

    by Bob Marley and 1 more

    In this one-of-a-kind collection, edited by Gerald Hausman and with an introduction by Cedella Marley, the words of reggae legend Bob Marley are gathered together to give readers a sense of his deeply felt and powerfully motivated sense of spirit. The texts, many unpublished in book form, were gathered at 56 Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica, where Bob lived and worked in the 1970s.Bob Marley's wisdom ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Elvis - Uncensored On the Record

    by Anthony Massally

    This is the true story of the King as told by those who lived and toured with him. This eBook features intimate interviews with the musicians who worked with Elvis, including DJ Fontana, Scotty Moore, The Jordanaires and The Stamps Quartet, shed new light on the creative process behind the hits and what went on in the studio.The true back stage story is told by Presley tour veterans such as tour ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Time and memory in reggae music

    The politics of hope

    by Sarah Daynes and 1 more

    series Music and Society
    On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, this book offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. From Dennis Brown to Sizzla, the way in which reggae music constructs a musical, religious and socio-political memory in rupture with dominant models is vividly illustrated by the lyrics themselves. How is the past remembered in the present? ... Read more

    $33.21 AUD

  • I & I: The Natural Mystics

    Marley, Tosh and Wailer

    by Colin Grant

    Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trench Town R&B crooners, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Bob Marley, swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers - one of the most influential groups in popular music. Now one of our best and brightest non-fiction writers examines for the first time the story of the legendary reggae band ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bob Marley

    Luces y sombras del rey del reggae


    series Historia
    Este libro es una guía práctica y accesible para saber más sobre Bob Marley, que le aportará la información esencial y le permitirá ganar tiempo.En tan solo 50 minutos, usted podrá:• Comprender los motivos que llevan a Bob Marley, un joven salido de los guetos más pobres de Kingston, a imponerse como uno de los defensores de los más pobres y oprimidos a través de sus letras reivindicativas, como ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Dread Poetry and Freedom

    Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution

    by David Austin

    What is the relationship between poetry and social change?Standing at the forefront of political poetry since the 1970s, Linton Kwesi Johnson has been fighting neo-fascism, police violence and promoting socialism while putting pen to paper to refute W.H. Auden's claim that 'poetry makes nothing happen'. For Johnson, only the second living poet to have been published in the Penguin Modern Classics ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • The Reasonings of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla

    Behind The Music Tales, #8

    by Harris Rosen

    series Behind The Music Tales #8
    The Reasonings of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla is three exclusive interviews, ten exclusive photos, and 104 links to music and tales.An engaging literal account of how three prodigious talents ply and impact a nation of millions with their reactionary music.Now, in The Reasonings of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla, the 8th book in the series, you can get inside the minds of some of the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • ReggaeStories

    Jamaican Musical Legends and Cultural Legacies

    by Donna P. Hope and 5 more

    ReggaeStories provides a range of perspectives on the development of Jamaican popular music and culture, in particular reggae and dancehall, and opens the door to new debates on these music forms and their producers and creators. It moves through early musical debates and incendiary intellectual contributions in Jamaican reggae to trace Jamaican popular music in new geographical locales and then ... Read more

    $62.25 AUD

  • Untersuchungen zum Sprachgebrauch im Dancehall

    auf Martinique, Guadeloupe und im frankokreolophonen Sprachraum

    by Sabine Kirchleitner

    series Wissenschaftliche E-Book-Reihe #11
    Vor dem Hintergrund der Kolonialgeschichte hat sich Dancehall als eigenständiges musikalisches Genre mit charakteristischen Sprachformen entwickelt. Die hier vorgefundenen Kreolsprachen und deren Besonderheiten erhalten als Forschungsgegenstand verstärkte Aufmerksamkeit. Die Arbeit bietet neben einem umfassenden Einblick in die historische und soziale Entwicklung dieses weltweit populären ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Holy Piby

    by Robert Athlyi Rogers

    Originally published in 1924, "The Holy Piby" (also known as the Black Man's Bible) by Robert Athlyi Rogers is a very rare, pre-Rastafarian book, which was banned in the 1920's by Jamaica for it's controversial proclamations; despite the ban, the book and it's followers succeeded in planting the seeds which would become Rastafarianism."The Holy Piby" is the text of a religion called the Afro ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • King Alpha’s Song in a Strange Land

    The Roots and Routes of Canadian Reggae

    by Jason Wilson

    When Jackie Mittoo and Leroy Sibbles migrated from Jamaica to Toronto in the early 1970s, the musicians brought reggae with them, sparking the flames of one Canada’s most vibrant music scenes.In King Alpha’s Song in a Strange Land, professional reggae musician and scholar Jason Wilson tells the story of how the organic, transnational nature of reggae brought black and white youth together, opening ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Ska

    The Rhythm of Liberation

    by Heather Augustyn and 1 more

    series Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture
    Like other major music genres, ska reflects, reveals, and reacts to the genesis and migration from its Afro-Caribbean roots and colonial origins to the shores of England and back across the Atlantic to the United States. Without ska music, there would be no reggae or Bob Marley, no British punk and pop blends, no American soundtrack to its various subcultures.In Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation, ... Read more

    $73.25 AUD

  • Noting Voices

    Contemplating London's Culture

    by Haseeb Iqbal

    series Rough Trade Edition #41
    Noting Voices: Contemplating London’s Culture is author Haseeb Iqbal’s take on the bubbling ‘London Jazz Scene’ and live music explosion that has consumed the capital in recent years. Having grown up within it all, Haseeb focuses on the spaces that have aided a scene so rich and layered, basing his reflections on five conversations from his ‘Mare Street Records’ podcast. He maps the scene’s growth ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • I Love You Too

    by Ziggy Marley and 1 more

    Ziggy Marley in Concert was awarded a 2014 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album!"A sweetly affectionate ode to togetherness and love."--Publishers Weekly"Lyrics inspired by an exchange with Marley's 3-year-old daughter are set to bright paintings of a multicultural cast of children and adults enjoying each other's company indoors and out...The art will draw and hold young children's attention."- ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Drive byzz and beatdownzzz

    by The Steve

    These are lyrics to several songs I wrote over a period of a few weeks. Most are Pink Floydish type songs, one is a straight up love song, and the others are...well....I was drunk and listening to some dance reggae music on the radio so I wrote some songs inspired by that. They don't fit into the overall "feel" of the Cd BUT I don't care, I write what I want.Anyway, as usual, if anyone wishes to ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Archipelagos of Sound: Transnational Caribbeanities, Women and Music

    by Ifeona Fulani

    This book speaks to the remarkable global reach and influence of Caribbean musics and investigates Caribbean women, music and identity. ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Reggae, Rastafari, and the Rhetoric of Social Control

    by Stephen A. King and 2 more

    Who changed Bob Marley's famous peace-and-love anthem into "Come to Jamaica and feel all right"? When did the Rastafarian fighting white colonial power become the smiling Rastaman spreading beach towels for American tourists? Drawing on research in social movement theory and protest music, Reggae, Rastafari, and the Rhetoric of Social Control traces the history and rise of reggae and the story ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Sonic Experience

    by Jean-François Augoyard

    While acknowledging the significant gains modernity and post-modernity offer Western civilization in the areas of liberty and knowledge Schmitz sees in their arguments a superficiality that does not "bite to the bone." In The Recovery of Wonder he proposes we approach the world as a gift in order to regain the sense of wonder Shakespeare so eloquently recognized. ... Read more

    $40.58 AUD