More About the Author
Born in San Francisco but long resident in London, David Katz is author of People Funny Boy: The Genius of Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Solid Foundation: An Oral History of Reggae. He also contributed to the Rough Guide to Reggae, A Tapestry of Jamaica, and Keep On Running: The Story of Island Records. Over the last 25 years, Katz's writing and photographs have appeared in many international periodicals and music books, and he has co-ordinated and annotated over 100 retrospective collections of Jamaican music. He has also co-hosted reggae radio programmes on three continents, released original records in the UK and France, and contributed to various radio and television documentaries and feature films, while his Dub Me Always deejay nights continue to be a regular feature of London's musical nightlife.