Reggae In A Babylon (1978) The Documentary That Captured The Birth Of British Reggae

Odeon Entertainment

This is a killer rare Reggae documentary filmed in England in 1978.

Includes rare interviews and performances from the kings and queens of the british roots scene. Wicked footage of Matumbi, Steel Pulse, Aswad ( and Black Britain at the end of the 70s!) as well as interviews with a number of the artists. RECOMMENDED!

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