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Contents: Mr. Landlord (Basil Gabbidon) -- Milk Lane hop (Clue J and his Blues Blasters) -- Wigger wee shuffle (Derrick Morgan) -- Stew peas and cornflakes (Audrey Adams and Rico Rodriguez) -- Another Moses (the Mello-Cat Count Ossie & his Warickers [that is, the Mellow Cats, Count Ossie & his Wareikas]) -- Wicked and dreadful (Neville Esson) -- Proof rum (Clue J and his Blues Blasters) -- Leave earth...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE STU

Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Contents: Illiteracy (Horace Andy) -- Be a man (The Heptones) -- Natty gone (The Manchesters) -- Down town rebel (The Gladiators) -- Calling (Willie Williams) -- Sir D special (Roland Alphonso & Brentford All Stars) -- God I God I say (Keith Wilson) -- Almost anything (Alton Ellis) -- Adis a wa wa (Bobby Kalphat & the New Establishment) -- Sing a new song (Peter Broggs) -- Let freedom reign (Mystic...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Soul Jazz Records 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE BLA

Wheatle, Alex

Summary: Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugarcane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the charismatic Tacky. Moa is to be a cane warrior, and fight for the freedom of all the enslaved people in the nearby plantations. But before they can escape, Moa and his friend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Sheep 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WHE

Contents: Disc 1. Penny reel / Lord Power & Calypso Quintet -- Lollipop girl / The Jiving Juniors with Duke Reid & his Group -- Judgment Day / Laurel Aitken with Ken Richards & his Harmonisers -- In and out the window / Monty & Roy with Drumbago's Orchestra -- Feel so fine (aka feel so good) / Derrick & Patsy with Drumbago's Band -- River bank part 1 (aka bank to bank) / Baba Brooks & his Band -- Rough...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sanctuary Records Group 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TRE

Young, Kerry

Summary: As a boy, Pao came to Jamaica with his mother and brother in the wake of the Chinese Civil War. Pao becomes a powerful man, but he's not a typical crime boss. He is sensitive at heart and guided by the principles 0f Sun Tzu's Art of War, even though , as he discovers, the wisdom of the ancient Chinese sage can be tough to interpret when applied to the criminal annd predicament he faces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

Zoellner, Tom

Summary: "For five horrific weeks after Christmas in 1831, Jamaica was convulsed by an uprising of its enslaved people. What started as a peaceful labor strike quickly turned into a full-blown revolt, leaving hundreds of plantation houses smoking ruins. By the time British troops had put down the rebels, more than a thousand Jamaicans lay dead from summary executions and extrajudicial murder. While the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 326.8 ZOE

Summary: 007 James Bond's mission takes him to the steamy island of Jamaica, where mysterious energy waves are interfering with U.S. missile launches. As James unravels the astonishing truth, he must fight deadly assassins, sexy femme fatales and even a poisonous tarantula. With the help of CIA agent, Felix Leiter, and the beautiful Honey Ryder, he searches for the headquarters of Dr. No. The doctor is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Shaggy

Contents: Boombastic (string remix) (4:21) -- In the summertime (featuring Rayvon) (3:58) -- Oh Carolina (3:12) -- Luv me luv me (featuring Janet Jackson) (5:56) -- Nice and lovely (3:45) -- The train is coming (3:43) -- Why you treat me so bad (3:48) -- Big up (featuring Rayvon) (3:26) -- Piece of my heart (4:15) -- Sexy body girl (3:59) -- Something different (4:31) -- That girl (Maxi Priest featuring...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgin Records America 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE Shagg

Ellison, Katie

Summary: "Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET MARLEY

Contents: Disc one. Invitation to Jamaica / Lord Tanamo -- Fat man / Derrick Morgan -- Tell me darling / Jackie Edwards -- Running around / Owen Gray -- Miss Jamaica / Jimmy Cliff -- Housewife's choice / Derrick & Patsy -- Give me all your love / The Continentals -- Darling Patricia / Owen Gray -- Man to man / Kentrick Patrick -- Uno-dos-tres / Stranger & Ken -- Slow boat / Al T. Joe -- Rude boy / Duke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Pollard, Velma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canoe Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 427.9729 POL

Summary: Jamaica became an independent country from Great Britain in 1962. It is the land of sea, sand and sun ... but it is also a prime example of the complexities of economic globalization on the world's developing countries. Effectively portrays the relationship between Jamaican poverty and the practices of international lending agencies while driving home the devasting consequences of globalization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIF

Contents: Turn the lights down low (Lauryn Hill) -- Waiting in vain (Chrissie Hynde) -- Jammin' (Chrissie Hynde & Jimmy Cliff) -- No more trouble (Erykah Badu) -- No woman no cry (Erykah Badu & Jimmy Cliff) -- Who the cap fit (Queen Latifah) -- War (Darius Rucker) -- Three little birds (Tracy Chapman) -- Rasta man chant (Busta Rhymes & Julian Marley) -- Kinky reggae (Chris Robinson & Damian Marley) --...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2000

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC ONE

Summary: From the 1950s, when his sound system ruled Kingston's dancehalls, through to his untimely passing early in 1975, Arthur 'Duke' Reid remained a giant of the Jamaican music industry, playing, promoting and producing some of the most important and influential recordings ever to see issue on the island. Such was the quality of his work that long after his old friend, Sonia Pottinger had acquired...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TRE

Bjorklund, Ruth.

Summary: A beautiful Caribbean island known for its warm, sunny weather and breathtaking landscapes, Jamaica is home to a rich blend of African and European cultural traditions. Readers will tour Jamaica's scenic landscapes and vibrant cities as they explore the nation's history and culture. They will also examine Jamaica's government and economy and find out what it is like to live there today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile States & Countries, Call number: J 972.92 BJO

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.92 BJO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Brown, Vincent

Summary: "Tacky's revolt, in modern-day Jamaica, was the largest slave uprising in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic. A strikingly modern guerilla conflict, the revolt inspired both fear of and sympathy toward black lives. Vincent Brown offers a gripping account of the fighting and its reverberations across an interconnected world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 BRO

Skatalites

Contents: Garden of love (4:35) -- Glory to the sound (4:31) -- From Russia with love (4:30) -- Ska fort rock (4:09) -- When I fall in love (3:17) -- Freedom sounds (4:25) -- Trip to Mars (4:00) -- Pata pata (Skata skata) (4:03) -- Lester's mood (4:59) -- Golden love (3:09) -- African beat (4:22) -- River to the bank (4:28) -- Thinking of you (3:26) -- Guns of Navarone (5:09) -- Rock fort rock (4:03).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Village 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE SKA

Tosh, Peter.

Contents: Brand new second hand (Peter Tosh & the Wailers) -- Maga dog (Peter Tosh) -- Skanky dog (Peter Tosh & Winston Scotland) -- Boney dog (The Now Generation) -- Maingy dog (Bunny Flip) -- Fat dog (Joe Gibbs & the Love Generation) -- The crimson pirate (Peter Tosh) -- Rightful ruler (Peter Tosh & U. Roy) -- Four hundred years (Peter Tosh & the Wailers) -- Moon dust (Peter Tosh) -- Ambitious beggar...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Trojan Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE TOS

Tosh, Peter.

Contents: The Coxsone years: Hoot nanny hoot (3:09) -- Maga dog (2:59) -- Amen (2:33) -- Jumbie jamboree (3:33) -- Shame and scandal (3:01) -- Sinner man (3:05) -- Rasta shook them up (2:15) -- The toughest (3:09) -- Don't look back (1:50) -- When the well runs dry (2:36) -- Making love (3:11) -- Can't you see (2:19) -- Treat me good (1:53).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Heartbeat 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE Tosh

Contents: I am a revolutionalist (Freddie McGregor) -- Burning in my soul (Silvertones) -- Without you (Wailing Souls) -- Jah Jah fire (Devon Russell) -- Sufferation (Trevor Clarke) -- Sonia (Gladiators) -- Always trying (Judah Eskender Tafari) -- Ya ho (Viceroys) -- Give me back me language and me culture (Im and Count Ossie) -- Serious thing (Gladiators) -- Glory for I (Prospectors) -- Things and time...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE FIR

Culture (Musical group)

Contents: Too long in slavery -- Garvey -- Trod on -- Weeping -- Production something -- Pyaka -- Dog a go nyam dog -- Black rose (aka stand up and fight) -- Children of Israel.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Heart Beat 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE CUL

James, Marlon

Summary: On December 3, 1976, gunmen stormed Bob Marley's house, machine guns blazing, nearly killing all inside. Marley left the country three days later, not to return for two years. Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts, this is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAM

Marley, Bob.

Contents: Chant down Babylon (2:35) -- Buffalo soldier (4:16) -- Jump Nyabinghi (3:43) -- Mix up, mix up (5:07) -- Give thanks & praises (3:15) -- Blackman redemption (3:33) -- Trench Town (3:12) -- Stiff necked fools (3:24) -- I know (3:19) -- Rastaman live up! (5:23).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuff Gong 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD REGGAE MAR

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