From Mento To Lovers' Rock

Linton Kwesi Johnson tells the story of Jamaican music.

Episodes

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A History of Jamaican Music

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

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A History of Jamaican Music in ten parts 4: Modern Era

Written and presented by UntonKwcslJohnson

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A History of Jamaican Music

Written and presented by Linton Kwest Johnson

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A History of Jamaican Music

The eighth of ten programmes

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

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A History of Jamaican Music

The ninth of ten programmes

Written and presented by LlntonKwesfJohnson

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A History of Jamaican Music

Last of ten programmes

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

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A History of Jamaican Music

First of ten programmes Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson Producer JEFF GRIFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Second of ten programmes Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Third of ten programmes Further Musical Elements of the Folk Culture

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes

4: The Modern Era

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes 5: The Era of Ska

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes

6: The Rock Steady Era

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes

7: The Arrival of Reggae Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes

8: The Advent of Dub and DJ Lyricism

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Ten programmes

9: Some Aspects of the Lyrical Tradition

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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A History of Jamaican Music

Last of ten programmes

The Rooting of the Reggae Tradition in Britain and the Internationalisation of Jamaican Music

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Producer JEFF GRIFFIN

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Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music. In the first episode he explores the roots of reggae in the culture of slaves and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa. First broadcast in 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music and explores the contribution of children's games, funeral rites and elements of African mythology.

First broadcast in 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 3 he looks into the influence of the Bible and revivalist hymns and the development of mento from traditional European dance forms. First broadcast in 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 3 he looks into the influence of the Bible and revivalist hymns and the development of mento from traditional European dance forms. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 4 he assesses the contribution of the Alpha School in Kingston, where many musicians and singers studied. He also considers the impact of broadcasting and the origins of Rastafarianism.

First broadcast in 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

Linton Kwesi Johnson turns his attention to the emergence of reggae.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. In this episode he looks at the post-war growth of local record industry and the heyday of ska. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. First broadcast in 1983.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson considers rocksteady and social unrest in Jamaica in the 60s.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson considers rocksteady and social unrest in Jamaica in the 60s.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part six he covers the social unrest on the island in the sixties and the emergence of rocksteady.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part six he considers the social unrest on the island in the sixties and the emergence of the new rocksteady style.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part six he covers the social unrest on the island in the sixties and the emergence of rocksteady.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson considers rocksteady and social unrest in Jamaica in the 60s.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson turns his attention to the emergence of reggae.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. In part 7 he charts the arrival of reggae, the local innovations in recording techniques and the influence they have had.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento to Lovers' Rock - Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. Part 7. First broadcast on Radio 1. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. In part 7 he charts the arrival of reggae, the local innovations in recording techniques and the influence they have had.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson turns his attention to the emergence of reggae.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson turns his attention to the emergence of reggae.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson turns his attention to the emergence of reggae.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music with a look at dub and DJs.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music with a look at dub and DJs.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music with a look at dub and DJs.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music with a look at dub and DJs.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 9 he considers aspects of the lyrical tradition including some of the dominant themes in popular Jamaican music: slavery, rebellion, redemption and repatriation.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 9 he considers aspects of the lyrical tradition including some of the dominant themes in popular Jamaican music: slavery, rebellion, redemption and repatriation.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music with a look at the advent of Lovers' Rock and the way that reggae spread around the world.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music with a look at the advent of Lovers' Rock and the way that reggae spread around the world.

Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music with a look at the advent of Lovers' Rock and how reggae spread around the world.

Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music with a look at the advent of Lovers' Rock and how reggae spread around the world.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his 10-part history of Jamaican music.

Documentaries series about Jamaican popular music.

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A 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music. In the first episode he explores the roots of reggae in the culture of slaves and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa. First broadcast in 1983.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 1of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music. In the first episode he explores the roots of reggae in the culture of slaves and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa. First broadcast in 1983.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson begins a 10-part history of Jamaican music.

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From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 2 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 2 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music and explores the contribution of children's games, funeral rites and elements of African mythology.

First broadcast in 1983.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 2 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa. Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 2 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 3 he looks into the influence of the Bible and revivalist hymns and the development of mento from traditional European dance forms. First broadcast in 1983.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 3 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 3 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lover's Rock (4/10) Presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

First broadcast 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 4 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 4 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 4 he assesses the contribution of the Alpha School in Kingston, where many musicians and singers studied. He also considers the impact of broadcasting and the origins of Rastafarianism.

First broadcast in 1983.

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From Mento To Lover's Rock (4/10) Presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson. First broadcast 1983.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers Rock (5/10).

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 5 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 5 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. In this episode he looks at the post-war growth of local record industry and the heyday of ska. First broadcast in 1983.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lovers Rock (5/10).

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part six he covers the social unrest on the island in the sixties and the emergence of rocksteady.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part six he considers the social unrest on the island in the sixties and the emergence of the new rocksteady style.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 6 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 6 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento to Lovers' Rock - Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. Part 7. First broadcast on Radio 1. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his history of Jamaican music. In part 7 he charts the arrival of reggae, the local innovations in recording techniques and the influence they have had.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 7 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 7 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 8 he covers the advent of dub and the art of the DJ or toaster - two of the most significant innovations since the arrival of reggae.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 8 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 8 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson continues examining his history of Jamaican popular music.

He considers aspects of the lyrical tradition and some of the dominant themes in popular Jamaican music: slavery, rebellion, redemption and repatriation.

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From Mento To Lovers' Rock. Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Linton Kwesi Johnson continues his 10-part history of Jamaican music. In part 9 he considers aspects of the lyrical tradition including some of the dominant themes in popular Jamaican music: slavery, rebellion, redemption and repatriation.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 9 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 9 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson concludes his history of Jamaican music.

First broadcast in 1983.

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Documentary series about Jamaican popular music with Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 10 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture and the different musical traditions of Europe and Africa.

Written and presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa.

Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.

From Mento To Lover's Rock Pt 10 of a 10-part series on the history of Jamaican popular music. Refers to the roots of Reggae in slave culture & the different musical traditions of Europe & Africa. Written & presented by Linton Kwesi Johnson.