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White Pony 11:58 Tue Aug 27
Reggae
I've really tried. I try with most genres of music. Give them all many listens, explore all the variations. The Dub stuff is better but aimless.I just cannot abide reggae and can't understand it's enduring popularity.

Tell me why I'm wrong and give me shit to listen to to change my mind.

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HairyHammer 11:17 Mon Sep 2
Re: Reggae
oioi 10. 30

Sounds Good mate, Holt is Reggae Gold.

ted fenton 10:48 Mon Sep 2
Re: Reggae
Blue Beat when I first heard this brilliant sound.

I walked all around the City trying to buy this and finally found it in a record shop in Soho I first heard this in the "Black Lion" 1968 I still have this classic.....



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzX0NWaqn1M

oioi 10:30 Mon Sep 2
Re: Reggae
HairyHammer 11:17 Sun Sep 1

Having a bit of Monday morning 1,000 Volts of Holt right now.

All is well.

HairyHammer 11:17 Sun Sep 1
Re: Reggae
Nothing not to like about it for me, my favourite reggae song is a John Holt classic If I were a carpenter which is a wonderful Bobby Darrin hit.

mashed in maryland 3:59 Sun Sep 1
Re: Reggae
Just realised no one's mentioned the reggae version of bubbles

Like the song that gets played before every single bloody home game

Bungo 12:36 Sun Sep 1
Re: Reggae
A specific question for those with a broad knowledge of reggae.

I mostly like rock / heavy rock / prog rock. One of the common characteristics to these genres is odd time signatures and occasional changes within songs (e.g Apocalypse in 9/8 by Genesis).

My question is, does any reggae do anything along these lines as it mostly seems to have a very constant 4/4 beat, or is this what makes it reggae in the first place?

Thank you very kindly.

13 Brentford Rd 5:44 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
You clearly don't listen to much reggae, I do and most of it is neither, racist or homophobic, that's more your 90s Ragga and some dancehall stuff.

11MDE 5:15 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
joe royal 10:47 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae

Yeah he seems spot on with that. It's even worse today.

13 Brentford Rd 3:01 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Stupid quote from Morrissey.
Where does he think rock & roll came from?

Razzle 1:11 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Why don't you like reggae?
Even Tarquin likes reggae
Mary Berry likes reggae
So why don't you like reggae?
Well done

13 Brentford Rd 1:07 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
We had tickets to see Horace Andy at the Red Lion in Leytonstone a few weeks ago and we thought it was the week after so missed it. Was gutted as he's one of my favourite Reggae artists.

Seeing the Mad Professor there soon.

geoffpikey 12:28 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Sorry, forgot link.

Horace Andy.

https://youtu.be/iaLfAVEnPbE

geoffpikey 12:25 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Horace Andy "Skylarking" LP. Unique voice.

Sunshine. You'll be drinking a gallon of Lilt before you can say Jah!

Toe Rag 11:34 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Judge Dread - Up With The Cock

https://youtu.be/mfNsz9Z3jYE

Woden 10:59 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
White Pony you'll love this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2-lczoLETU

Johnny Reggae Reggae

Vexed 10:56 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Mikey Dread - Reggae Reggae Christmas is the best Christmas song ever.

And I fucking hate Christmas.

Zion 10:48 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Easy, you are not wrong.

joe royal 10:47 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
This was the quote.

1986 — “Reggae, for example, is to me the most racist music in the entire world. It's an absolute total glorification of black supremacy... I don’t have very cast iron opinions on black music other than black modern music which I detest. I detest Stevie Wonder. I think Diana Ross is awful. I hate all those records in the Top 40 – Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston. I think they’re vile in the extreme... Obviously to get on Top Of The Pops these days, one has to be, by law, black,” he told Melody Maker.

11MDE 10:32 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
As Morrissey once said, 'all reggae is vile'.......and he was right.

lowermarshhammer 1:50 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Ring the alarm HEY WOAH

Music is music and when it hits you feel no pain.

I am a white boy from the sticks and I know a decent tune when I hear one and I couldn't give a fuck if it's an I TAL I AN opera singer, JAP rapper, Jah RAStafari reggae spliffhead, Kent rock and roller or Mancunian pill popper. A tune is a tune and I have no prejudice.

Any Old Iron 1:31 Fri Aug 30
Re: Reggae
Always loved me raggae. Fifty years ago I saw Desmond Dekker, the Upsetters and the Pioneers at the Ilford Palais.
All this bollocks about Bob Marley being godfather of reggae is just that - bollocks. If there's a godfather it has to be old Lee "scratch" Perry.

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