In inner-city clubs young West Indians were meeting Mods, who loved the sharp style, and British youths’ love affair with Jamaican music grew ever stronger.
After a three-year absence from touring because of an injury to frontman Toots Hibbert, Toots and the Maytals have just announced a new UK tour.
To mark the death of the Kingsmen's Jack Ely, uDiscover offers a score of wild and distinctive versions of the song . Enjoy ‘Louie Louie’ In 20 Takes.
The Island label is setting foot in the UK's craft beer market, with the launch of the "music-inspired" Island Records Session IPA — with its own playlists.
Graeme Goodall, Australian co-founder of Island Records with Chinese-Jamaican Leslie Kong and chief protagonist Chris Blackwell in 1959, has died at 82.
Island Records and BBC 6 Music team up for a new compilation out early next month featuring tracks selected by the network’s presenters and producers.
Island Life is coming back to London, with the famous label staging what’s intended as the first in a series of gigs featuring its hottest talent.