This timeline shows an interactive journey through Jamaica's rich and ever-shifting musical history; encompassing it's birth, growth and myriad of characters that has made it a genre admired by the world.
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By the mid 1970s, the African Brothers had splintered into separate solo acts, and Sugar Minott turned to Coxsone Dodd for inspiration and professional support. In 1975 Minott recorded his first solo release, called "Wrong Doers," a
The Melodians recorded their biggest hit, "Rivers of Babylon" (1970) for Leslie Kong. This song became an anthem of the Rastafarian movement, and was featured on the soundtrack for the movie, The Harder They Come. It was later cover