Beatles Reggae

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As Beatlemania approached its peak, Jamaican music was undergoing a transition that started with ska, and then morphed into rocksteady, before assuming its ultimate form as reggae. Inevitably these cultures collided, with artists such as the Paragons and Marcia Griffiths establishing a tradition of creating dynamic reggae covers of the Beatles’ hits that continues to this day. Issued for the first time on vinyl, The Reggae Specials extend this lineage, as some of Britain’s black belt reggae musicians set out on a series of version excursions that include some of the Fab Four’s best loved cuts.

LP: 1. All You Need Is Love / 2. And I Love Her / 3. Here, There And Everywhere / 4. I’m Only Sleeping / 5. I Feel Fine / 6. Something / 7. Girl / 8. Michelle / 9. Eleanor Rigby / 10. Across The Universe

Format: LP

£14.99 GBP