From Mento To Lovers' Rock [6 Music]

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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. Repeated as part of BBC Radio 6 Music Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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.