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Dancehall: The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture

Beth Lesser

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ISBN 10: 0957260083 / ISBN 13: 9780957260085
Published by Soul Jazz Records
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Title: Dancehall: The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall ...

Publisher: Soul Jazz Records

Binding: Paperback / softback

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The definitive study and essential guide to Jamaican Dancehall in the 1980s.

Dancehall is at the centre of Jamaican musical and cultural life. From its roots in Kingston in the 1950s to its heyday in the 1980s, Dancehall has conquered the globe also spreading to the USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Europe and beyond. This definitive study and essential guide to Jamaican Dancehall in the 1980s features hundreds of exclusive photographs with accompanying text, interviews and biographies. This book captures a previously unseen era of musical culture fashion and lifestyle. With unprecedented access to the incredibly vibrant music scene during this period, Beth Lesser’s photographs are a unique way in to a previously hidden part of Jamaican culture.

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