TIMELINE EXPLORE OUR HISTORY

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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1977

image Photo Memory: Bob Marley on The Exodus Tour in 1977 (http://www.jamaicansmusic.com/artists/profile/Bob_Marley)

1977

image I-Roy (1977) taken by Dave Hendley View his profile here: http://jamaicansmusic.com/artists/profile/I-Roy

1977

image The Heptones' 1977 album Party Time proved to be the group's biggest-selling album in the international market. It included an eye-opening cover of Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released."

1977

image Barrington Levy's first song 'My Black Girl' was recorded by Dobby Dobson in 1977 while a part of a duo called 'Mighty Multitudes' when he was 14 years old.

1977

image Augustus Pablo's East Of The River Nile album was released in 1977. It spent 5 weeks as the #1 album in Jamaica in 1979 and charted on Billboard's Reggae Albums chart in 2002 peaking at #13.

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