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Reggae Music

Updated on April 20, 2010
Program from the Reggae Sunsplash, Montego Bay 1983.
Program from the Reggae Sunsplash, Montego Bay 1983.
Pin from the Splashdown in '83
Pin from the Splashdown in '83
Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff
Peter Tosh
Peter Tosh
Eek-a-Mouse
Eek-a-Mouse
Steel Pulse
Steel Pulse
Burning Spear
Burning Spear
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy
Ziggy
Ziggy
Ziggy
Freddy McGregor
Freddy McGregor
Skatalites
Skatalites
Yellowman
Yellowman
Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff
Rasta legend Robert Nesta Marley
Rasta legend Robert Nesta Marley
A t-shirt I printed from hand drawn art.
A t-shirt I printed from hand drawn art.
The back of the shirt, a message everyone should think about!!
The back of the shirt, a message everyone should think about!!

I think it was maybe 1978 or '79 when I first started listening to reggae music. All these years later I still need to get my rasta fix. Spring and summer just seem to bring out that vibe. Just yesterday I put on Burning Spear and Peter Tosh. Both bring back good memories. The first time I saw Burning Spear was in Montego Bay Jamaica in 1983. It was the Reggae Sunsplash, 4 nights from dusk till dawn of the best grooves you could ever want to hear. The Overproof rum, the ganja and a little help from my doc. before I left allowed for the best possible vacation. These are some of the hard copy memories of my reggae years, hope you like 'em. Peace-Irie!!

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      God bless you also brother Micky, thanks for being you!! Peace!!

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      I find so many reasons to love you BrotherMan! God bless you and that Justin!

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Yeah moncrieff, it's been a fun trip seeing all the music I have. I love the Clash and dub stylee! If you have the chance go to Jamaica, it's a beautiful place.

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      moncrieff 7 years ago from New York, NY

      What a fantastic experience!! Right place, right time. Man, I wished I had been there. It's funny, punk brought me to roots reggae (via the Clash) and reggae brought me to its darker side, dub, which I'm listening practically non-stop for the last two years. I'll try to go to Jamaica soon. I guess, you can get it if you really want :)

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Thanks again Chris Eddy. I love roots music. One my friend!

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      Chris Eddy111 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      OMG, you got your lessons from the best. You chose all the foundation music. You can't go wrong. Peace and One Love.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Thanks Richieb799, I'm glad you liked it!

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      Richieb799 7 years ago from Cardiff, Wales UK

      Interesting hub, some good stuff you scanned in! I love reggae too.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Thanks Darlene, video? I'm still trying to figure all this out, I barely know how to load photo's:-) Peace!!

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      Darlene Sabella 7 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      I love reggae music, I am from southern calif. and on the beach on the week-ends the local outdoor bar all play reggae music, but where is your video....???????Thumbs up, great hub