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One of KOOP's longest-running programs, Jamaican Gold walks the timeline of Jamaican music from 1960 to 1980: starting with uptempo early ska, swinging into soulful rocksteady & revive, easing into the inception and development of reggae, and ending with ethereal, effects-driven classic dub.

Now into his 17th year of somehow being tolerated by KOOP management, host Art Baker brings extensive knowledge and a large personal library of these musical styles to bear each week as he traces the evolution of these great sounds.

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Jamaican Gold

Artist Title Album Play timesort ascending

Little Roy

Hurt Not the Earth

Packin House

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:26 pm Album | Track

Prince Jammy

Basement Dub

Strictly Dub

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:22 pm Album | Track

King Tubby and the Prophets

Dub Vengeance

Deeper Roots

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:19 pm Album | Track

Yabby You and the Sons of Jah

Jah Vengeance

Jesus Dread

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:16 pm Album | Track

George Faith

Turn Back the Hands of Time

Super Eight

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:11 pm Album | Track

Candy McKenzie and the Upsetters

Long Enough

The return of Sound System Scratch

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:06 pm Album | Track

Johnny Osborne

Nyah Man

Trojan Roots Box Set

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:02 pm Album | Track


Black Root

Reggae Goodies Vol. 1 & 2

Sun, 10/26/14 - 1:00 pm Album | Track

Stranger and Gladdy/Lee Perry

Seeing Is Knowing/Kimble

Scorchers from the Early Years

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:54 pm Album | Track

Dennis Alcapone

Back Biter

I am the Upsetter

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:52 pm Album | Track

Joy White

My Guy

Trojan Soulful Reggae Box Set

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:49 pm Album | Track

The Upsetters

The Good, The Bad, The Upsetters

The Magnificent 14

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:46 pm Album | Track

Dr. Alimantado

Poison Flour

Best Dressed Chicken In Town

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:42 pm Album | Track

John Holt

Got To Get Away

Tide Is High

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:40 pm Album | Track

Dr. Alimantado

I Killed The Barber

Best Dressed Chicken in Town

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:37 pm Album | Track

John Holt

Ali Baba

Like A Bolt

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:35 pm Album | Track

The Paragons

On The Beach

On The Beach

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:32 pm Album | Track

Byron Lee and the Dragonaires

Mash Mr. Lee

The History of Blue Beat: A and B sides

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:28 pm Album | Track

Roland Alphonso

Dr. Ring Ding

Something Special: Ska Hot Shots

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:25 pm Album | Track

Owen and Leon

Next Door Neighbour

Trojan Ska Box Set Vol. 1

Sun, 10/26/14 - 12:23 pm Album | Track


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