The latest episode in the series features interviews with Rita Marley, also known as Bob Marley’s wife and the matriarch...
Babylon By Bus was a live double-album, recorded for the most part during a 3-night run of shows in June 1978 at the 10,000-capacity Pavillon de Paris.
If any album was Bob Marley’s masterpiece, it was ‘Exodus’, housing a string of hits: ‘Jamming’, ‘Waiting In Vain’, ‘One Love’ and its title track.
After the long years of cult-hero status, Rastaman Vibration brought Bob Marley & the Wailers chart success, becoming the band’s first US Top 10 & UK hit.
'All the way from Trenchtown, Jamaica – Bob Marley and the Wailers.' So began one of the transcendent albums of the modern pop era... Live!
There is a school of thought which puts Natty Dread as Marley’s finest album, thus making it “the ultimate reggae album of all time”.
Less than 6 months after the Wailers released their first international album, Catch A Fire, the conflagration continued with the release of Burnin’...
From electro-skank to serious roots reggae, Dennis Brown was right on target with ‘Foul Play’, an early 80s classic worthy of rediscovery.
Released in April 1973, 'Catch A Fire' did for reggae what 'Please Please Me', the first Beatles album, had done for pop and rock exactly a decade earlier.
Fully 11 years after the Wailers’ first No. 1 in Jamaica with ‘Simmer Down,' they hit the UK singles chart for the first time.
With the release of their third album, ‘UB44’, UB40 created a fan favourite and edged towards their patented pop-reggae sound of ‘Labour Of Love’.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
‘Pon De Replay’ revealed Rihanna’s prowess as a hitmaker, but her debut album, ‘Music Of The Sun’, album proved she was a Caribbean queen in the making.
Dancehall was noisy and brash, but it stormed the charts in the 80s and is now embraced by everyone from Drake to Justin Bieber. Here’s how it happened.
The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 20 of the greatest.
Subtle and seductive, the man they called The Cool Ruler doesn’t put a foot wrong on ‘Night Nurse’, an album to cure the lovesick blues.