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 Burning Spear released one of the greatest live set Reggae albums in 1977. It was recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London with backing from British Reggae group Aswad.

1977

image Exodus is the ninth studio album released by Bob Marley & The Wailers on 3 June 1977 via Island Record. It was recorded in London and is widely considered to be the album that propelled Marley to international stardom. Featured tra

1977

image Bob Marley and The Wailers in Brussels, Belgium, on their Exodus Tour in Europe. May 11, 1977

1978

image Rockers is a 1978 Jamaican film by Ted Bafaloukos showing the reggae culture at its peak. The Trenchtown variant of Robinhood includes popular Jamaican artists such as Burning Spear, Gregory Isaacs, Jacob Miller and Ian and Roger Le

1978

image Do you remember Inner Circle's 1978 album "Everything is Great" which included the UK hit singles "Everything Is Great" and "Stop Breaking My Heart"?

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