Issue 43


  • Re:Discovery Alton Ellis, Vicious, The Gayletts, Zen Bow, Sugar Minott
  • Keep On Running New book illustrates fifty years of Island Records
  • Dancehall Revolution Photos and text excerpted from Greensleeves: The First 100 Covers, published by Stussy Deluxe
  • Record Rundown Reggae selector and radio icon broadcasts his historic picks
  • Dub Jockeys U.K.-bred sound systems show deep roots
  • Opposites Attract Gregory Isaacs captivated fans with both message music and love songs
  • Island Advocate Music entrepreneur Chris Blackwell championed reggae to the rest of the world
  • Sound Confections Sugar Minott sweetened the pot with a mix of dancehall and lovers rock
  • Perpetual Harmony Beres Hammond has hit every single note in his lifetime of music
  • Paragon of Songwriting Bob Andy created the great Jamaican songbook
  • Melody Maestro Melodica pioneer and producer Augustus Pablo was a legend in his prime
  • Trench Town Rock Panamanian dancehall nices up the Spanish-speaking world
  • Analog Out Tape delay and the Roland Space Echo
  • Converse 45 Series Kingston Vibes: Dennis Brown “Westbound Train” b/w Eek-A-Mouse “Star, Daily News and Gleaner”

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  6. yep, its acrying shame. i not near close of a hardcore reggae fan with mainstreams like shelley thunder,beanie man, supercat, marvin young and of course bob,sir rasta. i already heard the passing of my honey sugar minott this past januaray. i see poor eek-amouse made a rum toast tom his memory. he was our otis reading in jamaica, but then i didnt know mr. issacs had died last year. i dont like the sampling and mix dj’ing of the 80’s but his song rumours has a strange look how people dont shut their mouth-republican or democracy approach. if u want to get political-lets be it because our money comes from the government. im soory about his loss. god bless his family too. r.i.p. mr. minott and g-i. thanks for ur help!

  7. r.i.p. mr. rumour-mr. truth telling rasta. may your truth lives on.


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