The 1984 release became one of the all-time bestselling compilations around the world by any artist.
If ‘Exodus’ was the breakthrough album for Bob Marley and the Wailers in the UK, ‘Kaya’ was the consolidation. It made its UK chart debut on 1 April 1978.
Bob Marley’s 70th birthday year celebrations continue on September 25 with two vinyl box sets, ‘The Complete Island Recordings’ and a 'Collector’s Edition.’
The well-established and deep-rooted links between reggae and punk are being celebrated on ‘Punky Reggae Selecta,' just out from Universal Music Catalogue.
Jamaica maintains its incredible output with numerous dancehall and roots reggae producers currently plying their trade in Kingston. Long may it continue!