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    Dub : Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in ReggaeBy Michael E. VealWesleyan University Press
    USA IMPORTGreat book on Dub. Michael Veal has also written an excellent book on Fela Kuti and wrote the sleevenotes for Studio One Dub 2 on Soul Jazz...
    Young, Gifted & BlackThe Story of Trojan RecordsOmnibus Press
    Recently resurrected and now enjoying chart success in the 21st century, when it was formed Trojan Records epitomised the punk DIY ethic over a decade...
    Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heartby Kenneth Bilby
    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,...
    Wake the Town and Tell the People:Dancehall Culture in Jamaica - By Norman StolzoffDuke University
    This is the one essential book on Dancehall (after Soul Jazz Records' "Dancehall", of course). A seriously in depth anthropological study of Jamaican Dancehall....
    Born Fi DeadBy Laurie GunstCanongate
    Wicked book! Read the unbelievable but tree story of how the gang wars that began in Jamaica in the 1970s from the PNP and JLP political fighting led to...
    Time And Memory In Reggae MusicThe Politics Of HopeManchester University Press
    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...
    Trojan - The Story of Trojan RecordsBy Laurence Cane-HoneysettTrojan
    MASSIVE new book (300+ pages!) A lavish, fully illustrated deluxe book, an official history, from the label’s archivist, historian Laurence Cane-Honeysett Includes...
    Small Axe Bookzine 16Bob AndyMuzik Tree
    Great interview with Jamaican singer Bob Andy about his time at Studio 1 with Coxsone, as member of The Paragons, duets with Marcia Griffiths and his solo...
    Small Axe Bookzine 17Willi WilliamsMuzik Tree
    Again in conversation with Ray Hurford, Willi Williams touches on his time at Studio 1, his huge hit "Armagideon Time" working with Yabby U and his solo...
    Never Grow OldStudio One Discography & Rhythm Directory
    BACK IN STOCK!This is the definitive new edition of Rob Chapman's 100% essential discography of Studio One. Rob Chapman has written...
    One LoveLife With Bob Marley and the WailersNorton
    £12 here, currently £30 on Amazon!Deluxe Marley photography book. "In 1973 young artist and filmmaker Lee Jaffe met Bob Marley in New York City and...
    Dancehall Book (New 2017 Edition)The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall CultureSoul Jazz Books
    Comes with free poster when you buy direct from us here only!New 10th anniversary edition on Soul Jazz Books/Soul Jazz Records of this now classic large...
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    Small Axe Bookzine 10George FaithMuzik Tree
    "Have some faith in George Faith" declared Lee Perry in 1977, one of Jamaica's great soul reggae singers. Limited Bookzine press 
    Small Axe Bookzine 7The BlackstonesMuzik Tree
    You want to know the story of The Blackstones, one of Jamaica's lesser know vocal harmony groups look no further..a wicked read!
    The RastafariansBy Leonard E. BarrettBeacon Press
    original = paperback ex-library w/stamps G cond difft earlier cover (see below)The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots...
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    Small Axe Bookzine 3CultureMuzik Tree
    Wicked new 50 page bookzine from Small Axe people. Each issue focusing on a single artist with rare photos, biography and discography. plus nice price..
    Small Axe Bookzine 1Junior BylesMuzik Tree
    Wicked new 50 page bookzine from Small Axe people. Each issue focusing on a single artist with rare photos, biography and discography. plus nice price..
    Ska'd for LifeA Personal Journey with The SpecialsPan
    Import USA Paperback edition book As bass player with the Specials, in his second-hand suit and pork pie hat, Horace Panter was a member of one of the...
    Lament For Rastafari and Other Playsby Edgar WhiteMarion Boyars
    Lament for Rastafari is part-ritual, part-panoramic vision of black/white relations within the confines of Rastafarian consciousness. It begins in the...
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    A Brief History Of Seven KillingsBy Marlon JamesOne World
    Fantastic new book based around the shooting of Bob Marley and gang warfare in Jamaica (& USA). A mindblowing read!! Booker Prize 2015 nominated
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    More Axe 8By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    Roots book featuring articles on Lynn Taitt, U Roy, Max Romeo, Earl 16, Dwight Pinkney, Winston Grennan, Admiral Tibbet, Clevie Browne and Hedley Jones....
    The Dead YardA Story Of Modern JamaicaFaber and Faber
    Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, a tropical paradise for the planters, a Babylonian exile for the Africans shipped to the Caribbean....
    Full Watts (Book 2)By Steve MileMuzik Tree
    Wicked collection of Full Watts reggae-zine interviews from the mid 90s with Alton Ellis, Mikey Dread, Clive Chin, Big Youth, Sugar Minott, Johnny Clarke,...
    An Hard Man Fe Dead - Who And What Is Mr Brown?!Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    About 45 years ago the Wailers sang about 'Mr Brown' the song related the story of the Coffin that travelled around various parts of Jamaica accompanied...
    The Natural MysticsMarley, Tosh & WailerNorton
    Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues...
    Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Kiss Me NeckThe Scratch Story In Words, Pictures And RecordsCherry Red Books
    With more than 1,000 releases to Lee "Scratch" Perry's name in some form or other, there is a wealth of material for fans and collectors to immerse themselves...
    Nanny's Asafo WarriorsThe Jamaican Maroon's African ExperienceIan Randle Publishers
    In 1975, Nanny was declared the first, and is so far the only female National Hero in Jamaica. This was seen as a breakthrough in acknowledging the historical...
    More Axe 4By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    The More Axe series continues with edition No.4 that concentrates on the early rootsy dancehall scene 1979 onwards in Jamaica. Not only did the music change,...
    More Axe 9Interviews From The Culture Reggae ArchiveMuzik Tree
    New book from The Small Axe Crew, Collecting interviews with Soul Defenders, Leroy Sibbles, Larry Marshall, Earl 'Bagga' Walker, Cedric Im Brooks and many...
    Reggae 45 SoundsystemThe Label Art of Reggae Singles, A Visual History of Jamaican Reggae 1959-79Soul Jazz Books
    Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000  full size record label 45 rpm single designs that...
    Reggae SoundsystemOriginal Reggae Album Cover ArtSoul Jazz Books
    Reggae Soundsystem! is a new deluxe 200 page hard-back 12”x12” book featuring hundreds of stunning full size record cover designs that span...
    The Bunny "Striker" Lee StoryReggae Going International 1967-1976Jamaican Recordings
    Superb new book and 22 track cd with Bunny Lee's story in his own words as told to Noel Hawks & Jah Floyd featuring loads of unseen photos and ...
    Cover Art of Studio One RecordsDeluxe Hardback 12x12" 200 page BookSoul Jazz Books
    Available for limited period at special discount price! 100% Absolutely essential! Super-deluxe 12x12" hardback 200 page plus, hundreds of classic Studio...
    Rastafari? Rasta For YouRastafarianism ExplainedAthena Press
    Kelleyana Junique blows the smoke away from the questions many people have in their minds about Rastafarians (Rastas) and their life in Jamaica. What do...
    People Funny BoyThe Genius Of Lee Scratch PerryOmnibus Press
    Arguably the most influential force in Jamaican music, Lee Perry brought Bob Marley to international stardom and has since collaborated with artists such...
    Inna Di DancehallPopular Culture and the Politics of Identity in JamaicaUniversity of West Indies Press
    This work provides an accessible account of a poorly understood aspect of Jamaican popular culture. It explores the socio-political meanings of Jamaica's...
    Reggae IslandJamaican Music In The Digital AgeDa Capo Press
    Within this book over fifty contemporary reggae artists and producersranging from Cultural Roots to Dancehall, and including Buju Banton, Shabba Ranks,...
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