Noel Hawks & Jah Floyd - The Birth Of Ska: From Mento To Studio One BOOKSKU: 095699915
Volume 1 in the 'A History of the Jamaican Recording Industry' series. A 188 page hardback book illustrated throughout with period photos, artefacts and photos.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Jamaican Recordings label we have collaborated with reggae historian and writer, Noel Hawks, in producing a trilogy of books detailing the growth of the Jamaican Recording Industry told through the various studios where the music was made and manufactured. This fascinating story has been assembled after exhaustive, and extensive research and includes interviews with many of the key players from defining periods in the history of reggae music.
This is volume one in the 'A History of the Jamaican Recording Industry' series. Volume two will be 'Rock Steady to Rockers - from Treasure Isle to Channel One'. Volume three will be 'From Upsetter to computer - from the Black Ark to Firehouse'.
Format: Half size, hard cover!
Year of publication: 2021
Number of pages: 188