Reggae stars had little to no global profile in the 60s and 70s, but a pair of Jamaican movies, ‘The Harder They Come’ and ‘Rockers’, instigated a change.
A memorial to an era that was already passing when it was released, the ‘The Harder They Come’ soundtrack is an irrepressible record that gets you on your feet.
Whether fighting for the legalisation of cannabis or battling dark forces in politics, the best reggae protest songs spoke to their times yet continue to resonate today.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, Jamie Cullum, Chick Corea, Gogo Penguin, Mahalia and Kamaal Williams have already been confirmed for this year's event.
The UNICEF event featured John and George's first scheduled performance since The Beatles' last concert in 1966, and Lennon's last UK live appearance.
Missy Elliott’s inclusion marks the first time a female rapper has been nominated to the Songwriters Hall.
His 1978 cover of Chuck Berry's festive favourite will be reissued as a limited edition 12-inch disc.
The artist born Steven Georgiou became one of the quintessential singer-songwriters.
Their innovative music put Jamaica on the map as a global force in music… Here are the 10 best reggae producers in history.
Timeless Classics And Modern Sunshine Island Sounds!
The early Island albums by Mott The Hoople, before their departure to CBS, are less celebrated, so today we're reDiscovering their 1969, self-titled debut.
Two of the most important albums in the early history of pop-reggae hitmakers UB40 will be released in deluxe formats on March 2.
One of the reggae greats was ending the 1960s in style 45 years ago, when Jimmy Cliff made his US top 40 debut with ‘Wonderful World, Beautiful People.’
Mods had their origins in London in the mid-1960s but it wasn't long before Lambrettas, Vespas and all-nighters in clubs were being seen all over Britain.