Music from Jamaica – Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru are a Jamaican reggae group formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for ‘freedom’). The group has undergone several line-up changes over the years, with Derrick “Duckie” Simpson as the mainstay. They had their most successful period in the 1980s, with their album Anthem winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985. (wikipedia) 

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Here is their famous song “Guess whos coming to dinner ”


Music from Jamaica – Rootz Underground

Rootz Underground are a great jamaican reggae and dub group. Here’s their nice song “In My Hut”, full of jam…

Music from Jamaica – Panoridim Steel Pan Orchestra

The Panoridim Steel Pan Orchestra, formed in 1977, is the premier steel band on Jamaica. Here’s their cover of “Fallen Soldiers”:

Music from Jamaica – Raging Fyah

Raging Fyah is a reggae, pop and dancehall group from Kingston, Jamaica. Here’s their nice song “Judgement Day”: