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Reggae: Black Gold of Jamaica

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 30 September 1972

Reggae – in its more commercial form – has won the battle for mass acceptance, and has gone on to influence rock and soul musicians on both sides of the Atlantic. Now prepare yourself for the real thing – the raw, amazing sounds being produced by the new wave of reggae artists. RICHARD WILLIAMS reports from Kingston, Jamaica

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