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    No Man Is An IslandA Guide To Choice Studio One PressingsThe Long Road Society
    Wicked independently published book containing 180 pages of rare and classic Studio One cuts with the author talking about each song. Nice label artworks....
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    Sound ReasoningPhotographs & Interview Extracts by Anna ArnoneArandora Press
    **Shipping early next week** 100% ESSENTIAL Very limited edition EXCLUSIVE SIGNED private press book! This is a one-off order with this mailout Absolutely...
    Scientists of Sound: Portraits of a UK Reggae Sound Systemby Simon Jones & Paul Pinnock
    New large format paperbackThis book provides a snapshot of UK reggae sound system culture during its 1980s heyday. Scientists of Sound is a documentary...
    JerkBarbecue From Jamaica (1990)The Crossing Press
    Here's a review! "My husband and I have tried numerous recipies from this cookbook and each one has turned out 100% successful!! Helen has captured the...
    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...
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    Guns and Ganjaby Don TaylorJohn Blake
    Man like Don Taylor (Marley's manager) telling it wild style.
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    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,...
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    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...
    CoversRetracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
    Superb deluxe hardback book. "Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London" is a project by photographer Alex Bartsch documenting reggae album covers...
    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...
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    Earthquake on Orange StreetBuster's Jamaican Singles Story
    New book/zine - Full discography, nice pics, wicked label scans - a work of love - it's the bomb! Only 10 squid!A4 55 pages
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    Reggae : From Mento to DancehallBy Werner TroederLMH Publishing
    This compendium of reggae features, in alphabetical order, the history of Jamaican music from the derivation of Mento to Dancehall. It includes the discography...
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    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 19Dennis AlcaponeMuzik Tree
    Legendary Jamaican DJ Dennis Alcapone talking with Small Axe author Ray Hurford about working with Studio 1, Duke Reid, Lee Perry, Keith Hudson and Striker...
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    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...
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    Yardieby Victor HeadleyThe Atlantic Monthly Press
    Wicked book! 'the boo-yacka of all modern gangster novels'. Seriously, the bomb!
    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...
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    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 9Freddy McKayMuzik Tree
    Focus on one of the finest Jamaican soulful roots singers, Freddie McKay with unseen photos from Beth Lesser. Don't leave limited press..
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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 8Roy CousinsMuzik Tree
    Focus on The Royals lead singer and Tamoki Wambesi label boss Roy Cousins. 
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    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!
    Small Axe Bookzine 6U RoyMuzik Tree
    Great 50 page Bookzine with features on the original DJ Daddy U Roy. With photos, reviews and text 
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    The RastafariansBy Leonard E. BarrettBeacon Press
    The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots of protest go back to the seventeenth-century maroon societies of escaped...
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    RodiganMy Life In Reggae
    This is the unlikely story of David Rodigan: an Army sergeant's son from the English countryside who has become the man who taught the world about Reggae....
    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..
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    Small Axe Bookzine 2Jah ShakaMuzik 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..
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    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..
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    Small Axe Bookzine 5King TubbyMuzik 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..
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    Small Axe Bookzine 4Reggae 68-71Muzik Tree
    Wicked new 50 page bookzine from Small Axe people. Each issue focusing on a single artist or reggae time with rare photos, biography and discography....
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    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...
    Bass CultureBy Lloyd BradleyPenguin Books
    The first major account of the history of reggae, black music journalist Lloyd Bradley (who also wrote the sleevenotes for Soul Jazz Records' own Studio...
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    This is JamaicaBy Philip SherlockHodder and Stoughton (1968)
    'An Informal Guide' 1968 First Edition s/hand paperback book.
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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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    The First RastaBy Helene LeeLawrence Hill Books
    (secondhand paperback)Going far beyond the standard imagery of Rasta - ganja, reggae, and dreadlocks - this cultural history offers an uncensored vision...
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    In Fine StyleThe Dancehall Art Of Wilfred LimoniousOne Love BooksChristopher Bateman & Al Fingers
    In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious is a book and exhibition by Christopher Bateman and Al "Fingers" Newman, celebrating the work...
    Bob MarleyThe Untold Story by Chris SalewiczHarperCollins
    'Salewicz invades and illuminates Marley's privacy more effectively than previous biographers' - The Sunday Times   'Essential biography that also traces...
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    The Small Axe Guide To Dancehall 1979-1985By Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    A wicked 1979-1985 guide to Jamaican Dancehall featuring over 150 albums profiled including pre digital singers, deejays, bands, vocal groups and...
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    The Small Axe Guide To RocksteadyBy Chuck FosterMuzik Tree
    NEW UPDATED VERSION Rock Steady Fact: After some calculation in the amounts of 7" pressed at Wirl & Federal during the rocksteady time od 1966-68...
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    Bob MarleyConquering Lion Of ReggaePlexus Publishing
    Rebel, visionary and uncompromising champion of human rights, Robert Nesta Marley rose from the slums of Kingston, Jamaica to become a spiritual and political...
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    The Small Axe Guide To InstrumentalsBy Ray HurfordMuzik Tree
    A superb guide to reggae instrumental albums from reggae author Ray Hurford, Featuring articles on musicians such as Jackie Mittoo, Lloyd Parks, Glen Brown,...
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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....