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