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  • Paperback: 446 pages
  • Publisher: Jawbone; 2nd ed. edition (20 Nov. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1908279303
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908279309
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.9 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 57,641 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Take a bow, Mr K, this is a cracking read" -- David Hutcheon, Mojo, April 2003

"the credibility & comprehensiveness of this book is never once doubted." -- Student Direct, March 2003

Rammed with brilliant characters and their crucial memories of ska, rocksteady roots, dub, rastas, hoodlums and heroes. -- Jack

Solid Foundation is a necessary work. -- Richard Henderson, The Wire

Solid Foundation is a welcome addition to the narrow shelf of books that move beyond simplistic views of reggae. -- Record Collector

Take a bow, Mr K, this is a cracking read. -- David Hutcheon, Mojo

The definitive history of reggae told through 100 exclusive interviews with the genre’s greatest innovators. -- Sunday Herald --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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 Caribbean Lives: Jimmy Cliff. 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 coordinated 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 DJ nights are a regular feature of London's musical nightlife.


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