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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Seaga, Edward
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Office of the Board for Graduate Studies & Research
Article Title
Origins of Jamaican popular music
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Journal Title
Jamaica Journal
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Reprint Status
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
28
Issue ID
2-3
Page(s)
8-14
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ISSN
0021-4124
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Abstract
This article is intended to set the development of Jamaican music in the sequence of the emergence of its rhythms and styles: rhythm and blues (R&B) / pre-ska, ska, rock steady, reggae, and dub / deejay / dancehall. To fully understand these developments, the music must be set in the framework of the media through which music reached the people - how it was created, produced and promoted.....
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