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    BIG, BIG DELUXE HEAVY HARDBACK BOOK NUFF PIX and TEXT. 40% OFF THAT's £10 OFF!!! Illustrated with photos and memorabilia from all phases of their journey, 'Bob Marley and the Wailers' illuminates the lives and times of the man and his collaborators. The entire, incredible journey of Marley and the Wailers is covered in this visual history. You will...
    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 true taste and flavor of the Caribbean with each and every recipe in this cookbook! This is our favorite cookbook!! We highly recommend her recipe for Dry Jerk Seasoning on Page 16!!!!! If you try her...
    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 the emergence of widespread Jamaican gangs controlling parts of America dealing guns and drugs. This book is like a movie. Description: Among the ethnic gangs that rule America's inner cities, none...
    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....
    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 work. 50 pages with photos
    Wicked book! 'the boo-yacka of all modern gangster novels'. Seriously, the bomb!
    New 10th anniversary edition on Soul Jazz Books/Soul Jazz Records of this now classic large format deluxe book - the definitive photography book and essential guide to Jamaican Dancehall in the 1980s featuring 100s and 100s of amazing photographs - all with accompanying text, interviews and biographies. 'Dancehall' is an essential reference book for...
    "Have some faith in George Faith" declared Lee Perry in 1977, one of Jamaica's great soul reggae singers. Limited Bookzine press 
    You want to know the story of The Blackstones, one of Jamaica's lesser know vocal harmony groups look no further..a wicked read!
    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 most innovative and exciting bands to come snarling out of the punk era. In Ska'd for Life Horace takes the reader on a musical odyssey with the Specials from their early days on Coventry's...
    Lament for Rastafari is part-ritual, part-panoramic vision of black/white relations within the confines of Rastafarian consciousness. It begins in the West Indies and follows the trials and tribulations of black families as they move from their island communities to London and finally to New York. Edgar White was born in the West Indies....
    'Salewicz invades and illuminates Marley's privacy more effectively than previous biographers' - The Sunday Times   'Essential biography that also traces the evolution of rebel music. It's the author's owm conjuring of events - that make this book so valuable' - Mojo   'Where the veteran music journalist Chris Salewicz provides new insights is...
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    Roots book featuring articles on Lynn Taitt, U Roy, Max Romeo, Earl 16, Dwight Pinkney, Winston Grennan, Admiral Tibbet, Clevie Browne and Hedley Jones. Writers include David Katz, Beth & Dave Kingston, Carter Van Pelt.
    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 by 3 crows. Bob Marley wanted to know who he was? 'An Hard Man Fe Dead' the graphic novel connects us to question and raises a lot more!!!In its 150 full colour pages 170 x 257 mm printed on high...
    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, the rhythms of bands like The Roots Radics and The High Times Band slowed it down again. This time the emphasis was on the power of the Bass line. With killer features on Sugar Minott, I Roy, Barrington...
    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 span the history of reggae music.  The book is compiled by the renowned author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/Blood and Fire Records) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records)....
    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 history of reggae music.  The book is compiled by the celebrated author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/ Blood and Fire Records) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records).  Beginning...
    Available for limited period at special discount price! 100% Absolutely essential! Super-deluxe 12x12" hardback 200 page plus, hundreds of classic Studio One sleeves including loads of killer rarities! Introduction by Steve Barrow. This is a seriously heavyweight guide to the great Studio One Records, Reggae's greatest ever record label. From...