Reggae artists

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  • Created on: 03-05-14 21:36

Bob Marley and The Wailers:

  • Jamaican reggae, ska and rocksteady band, formed in 1963
  • Signed by studio one, island
  • Influenced by: The Skatalites, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Burning Spear
  • Brought a spiritual side to reggae music
  • Influenced: The Rolling Stones, The Clash
  • Singles: 'Trenchtown Rock,' 'Stir It Up'

Burning Spear:

  • Winston Rodney, a roots reggae and dub artist
  • Signed to studio one, island and burning music (own label)
  • influenced by soul, r'n'b - curtis mayfield, james brown
  • brought a rawer edge to reggae
  • influenced: bob marley and the wailers
  • singles: 'slavery days'


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