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Description - Dave Thompson by Dave Thompson

More than a listener's guide this book reveals the rich historical development of a regional music that is now embraced worldwide. Packed with incisive essays ratings and reviews of 2 700 recordings plus fantastic photos and engaging biographies this guide captures the allure of reggae calypso dancehall rock steady soca and other evocative styles of the entire English-speaking Caribbean region past and present. Featured artists include: Bob Marley and the Wailers Jimmy Cliff Peter Tosh Lord Kitchener Arrow Lee Scratch Perry Buju Banton Brother Resistance Prince Buster David Rudder Wailing Souls and many others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780879306557
ISBN-10: 0879306556
Format: Paperback / softback
(241mm x 191mm x 38mm)
Pages: 534
Imprint: Backbeat Books
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson has published over 70 rock music books, including the best-selling Never Fade Away: The Kurt Cobain Story. He has written articles for Alternative Press, Rolling Stone, Mojo, Goldmine, Melody Maker, Record Collector and many others, as well as liner notes for such artists as Lou Reed and Pink Floyd. Thompson also wrote the Third Ear guides Funk and Alternative Rock.

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