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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1980

image Peter Tosh played Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg on September 4, 1980. Here is the concert review from the Winnipeg Free Press, published September 5, 1980. https://www.jamaicansmusic.com/artists/profile/Peter_Tosh

1980

image Vintage Photo: Junior Delgado and Dennis Brown in London (1980) View their profiles here: http://jamaicansmusic.com/artists/profile/Junior_Delgado http://jamaicansmusic.com/artists/profile/Dennis_Brown

1980

image Photo Moment: Bob Marley & Eddy Grant's Reggae Football Teams, 1980

1980

image Brigadier Jerry recorded for Studio One in the early 1980s before having his first hits with "Pain". He cut a new version of the Slim Smith riddim "Never Let Go," and retitled "Pain" on the Answer Riddim for producer Delroy Stansbur

1980

image In 1980, Sheila Hylton recorded an adaptation of the Police hit, `The Bed's Too Big Without You' with Jamaica's Riddim Twins, Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare working alongside Harry Johnson. The recording proved an instant favourite

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