Desmond Dekker

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Name: Desmond Dekker
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rudy's Rare Records ready for jump from radio to stage

BLACK Country funnyman Lenny Henry stars in the stage premiere of Rudy’s Rare Records at Birmingham Repertory Theatre next month.Based on the BBC Radio 4 series, written by Danny Robins and which Henry co-created as well as starred in, Rudy’s Rare Records ... [Published Redditch Advertiser - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Denis Kilcommons: History of reggae

Huddersfield was a centre of excellence for reggae in the 1970s and 1980s.Huddersfield was a centre of excellence for reggae in the 1970s and 1980s.It was here that the UK sound system culture developed after being imported from Jamaica, and the famous ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mighty Sparrow honoured at Jambana 2014

Day one of Jambana—known as the One World Festival and now in its fifth year—honoured over 100 years of music experience Sunday in a showcase of two classic acts dating back to 1954 when Slinger Francisco, known as The Mighty Sparrow, first performed ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Those good old festival songs

Six time winner Eric Donaldson. There was a time in Jamaica when the annual Festival Song Contest was an event eagerly anticipated by the entire country, man, woman and child. This was a time when the lyrics captured the festive occasions of Jamaica's ... [Published Jamaica Star - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sir George Robey pub in Finsbury Park faces demolition

The Sir George Robey in Seven Sisters Road was a famed music venue in its 80s heyday, and below, as it is todayPublished: 1 August, 2014by ANDREW JOHNSONDEVELOPERS have given notice that they intend to demolish the Sir George Robey pub in Finsbury Park ... [Published Islington Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Champion sound! When Huddersfield ruled the British reggae scene | Music

Reggae[1] fans didn't need to go to Jamaica to hear the best music in the 1970s and 1980s. They didn't even have to live in big cities such as London or Birmingham. In Huddersfield[2], West Yorkshire – the hometown of Harold Wilson – it was once possible ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Four Aces Club Was the Jewel in Dalston's Crown

Newton DunbarSitting in Starbucks cafe in Dalston Square, it is hard to believe that this was once the site of the legendary The Four Aces club. Commonly referred to as "The Jewel in Dalston's crown", The Four Aces was home to some of the most influential ... [Published Vice UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Review: Belgrade Unplugged at The Establishment Bar and Grill

reviews Belgrade Unplugged at The Establishment Bar and Grill in Coventry.Now in its second year, Belgrade Theatre Unplugged is taking place all week at various venues across Coventry and Warwickshire.The short extracts from the Coventry theatre’s forthcoming ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Unsuitable song choices for your car radio - if you read them too...

He told Highways Agency officers the word 'fire' on his car dashboard alerted him to a possible problem with his car engine, but instead it was the name of her track, Set Fire to the Rain.A case of taking things as read, but it could have been worse. ... [Published Essex Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

ThomasBrown published Skagate 2014: Westcoast welcomes Jamaican music stars

Comments (0)ENJOY the best of Jamaican music and culture at Skagate, Margate's new annual music weekender.The event at Westcoast Bar and Grill in King Street showcases original Jamaican ska bands and the best of modern British subculture.Reggae legend ... [Published Isle of Thanet Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Police corruption causes insecurity

YESTERDAY MPs complained that officers were demanding money from applicants in Monday's police recruitment exercise. The money is not chickenfeed - it can be up to Sh200,000 per recruit.And today the Star has run a Spotlight story that police have continued ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 16 2014]
First reported May 18 2014 - Updated May 18 2014 - 1 reports

Reggae night in aid of coppice

Desmond Dekker’s former band will be performing at Sudbury’s Quay Theatre in support of the Eden-Rose Coppice. ... [Published Suffolk Free Press - May 18 2014]
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Rudy's Rare Records ready for jump from radio t... [Published Redditch Advertiser - Aug 13 2014]
Denis Kilcommons: History of reggae [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Aug 08 2014]
Mighty Sparrow honoured at Jambana 2014 [Published Examiner.com - Aug 05 2014]
Those good old festival songs [Published Jamaica Star - Aug 04 2014]
Sir George Robey pub in Finsbury Park faces dem... [Published Islington Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
Champion sound! When Huddersfield ruled the Bri... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
Review: Secret Garden Party 2014 [Published Cool FM 97.4 - Jul 30 2014]
The Four Aces Club Was the Jewel in Dalston's C... [Published Vice UK - Jul 28 2014]
Review: Belgrade Unplugged at The Establishment... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Jul 23 2014]
Unsuitable song choices for your car radio - if... [Published Essex Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
Why Is Magic’s “Rude” No. 1? [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
ThomasBrown published Skagate 2014: Westcoast w... [Published Isle of Thanet Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
Police corruption causes insecurity [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 16 2014]
In The Global Village: Bastille Day, Nelson Man... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Jul 14 2014]
Free climber solos 100 crags in the Lake Distri... [Published Westmorland Gazette - Jul 04 2014]
Reggae night in aid of coppice [Published Suffolk Free Press - May 18 2014]
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