Tighten Up - Story Of Trojan Records

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Grammy award winning film maker and DJ Don Letts tells the story of how Trojan Records came to be the world's most loved reggae label. It's a story that begins in Kingston, Jamaica in the late 1950s where Arthur 'Duke' Reid reigned as King of the Sound-systems, taking his music all over the island in his Trojan truck. In the 1960s record producers reigned supreme and the Jamaican music industry evolved from its early Calypso beginnings into its distinct rhythmic style, producing the Ska and Rocksteady beat.