CONGRATULATIONS TO

SAM CLAYTON

The first staging of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JARIA) Honour Awards was more than an historic event. Sam Clayton the only living member of the group Count Ossie and the Mystic Revelations of Rastafari, collects the Lifetime Achievement Award from Culture Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange read more click "The Gleaner"

 

Dis & Dat

 

 

Rare footage of Hugh Mundell with Augustus Pablo playing the music In the hills & interview with Augustus Pablo.

 

Music video featuring Shaggy, Sean Paul, Elephant Man, Gramps, Chris Martin, Tessanne Chin, Etana, Daville, Luciano, Marcia Griffiths, D Major, Freddy Mcgregor, & DLYNX. Shaggy and Friends held a benefit concert on January 2009. All proceeds went towards getting new equipment and technology For Aid the Bustamante Hospital for Children. Please support the cause, the children needs our help.

 

 

On U tube as "Extraordinary Version Tribute to Clive Chin and Errol Thompson" This is lovely piece on One of the Most important places in Jamaican Music Randy's not all of u tube stuff are as good as this

 

 

Film from the 1980's following STUDIO FONIC SOUN SYSTEM,with a short fdeature on Peckings..some great music !!

 


The DVD a 3hr film that tells story of Studio One and Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd. Filmed in Kingston, the documentary has interviews with many of the artists who Studio One made famous- Horace Andy, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Sugar Minott, Dennis Alcapone, The Ethiopian, Lone Ranger, King Stitt and more.

 



     

 

 

 

King Street c.1910
When the Horse & Buggy ruled, although you can see the tramlines on the road.

 

     

     
On the way to market c.1910 RockFort Road Kingston.  

   
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Jubilee Market, Kingston early 1900’s.



King Street, Kingston Jamaica 1930’s
With the Tramway & lines very prominent.



 



 

 

 

Stamps celebrating
Bob Marley

Commemorative Stamps

     

     
   

Stamps celebrating aspects of Jamaican Life: Bob Marley has had two issues the first issue the year of his death in 1981 the amazing thing about the first stamps is they were named after songs by Bob & “Positive Vibrations” ended up as “Ositive Vibrations” The second issue celebrating 50 years of his birth 1995, It’s a pity the Jamaican Post Office would not issue stamps of other legendary Jamaican Recording Artists.

 

    1972 Jamaican Stamp Celebrating 100 years of Kingston as Capitol with the Kingston Coat of Arms the inscription in English states “A City which hath Foundations” Before 1872 St. Jega De La Vega also known as Spanish Town was the capitol. 
 




 


   
     

     
   

Independence

6th August 1962 Jamaican Independence Day

Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon at the opening of the first Jamaican Parliament.

Note the same day Marilyn Monroe is found dead in Hollywood.

     

     
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