Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, Ska, Rock Steady, and Dancehall
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006 - 345 ページ
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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Moskowitz (musicology, Univ. of South Dakota) does an admirable job of covering all periods of Jamaican popular music history (steel band or calypso music from the other islands is not really ... レビュー全文を読む
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