REFERENCES AND LINKS
The following books deal with ska and reggae in Jamaica and the UK, but also contain
small snippets of information about the rest of the world. Although the books contradict
on some subjects, especially on details, all of them are of outstanding quality. Hopefully
this site is a welcome supplement.
Barrow, Steve & Peter Dalton, The Rough Guide To Reggae (London: Rough
Guides/Penguin, 2001 (1997)).
Bradley, Lloyd, Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (London: Penguin Books,
Chang, Kevin O'Brien & Wayne Chen, Reggae Routes: The Story Of Jamaican Music
(Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 1998).
Dalke, Roger, Record Selector (Addlestone: TSI, 1980-1996).
Katz, David, Solid Foundation: An Oral History Of Reggae (London: Bloomsbury,
Koningh, Michael de & Laurence Cane-Honeysett, Young Gifted And Black: The
Story Of Trojan Records (London: Sanctuary, 2003).
Koningh, Michael de & Marc Griffiths, Tighten Up: The History Of Reggae In The UK
(London: Sanctuary, 2003).
Larkin, Colin (ed.), The Virgin Encyclopedia Of Reggae, (London: Virgin, 1998).
Thompson, Dave, Reggae & Caribbean Music (San Fransisco: Backbeat Books,
I also made grateful use of liner notes for LP's and CD's. Whenever I have made use of
a particular website very often, I have added a link.