Jamaican Gold

Host(s): Art Baker
One of KOOP’s longest-running programs, Jamaican Gold walks the timeline of Jamaican music from 1960 to 1980.

Currently Inactive

12:00 pm -
2:00 pm

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Jamaican Gold

KOOP Radio
P.O. Box 301899
Austin, TX 78703-0032

An Austin Music Awards finalist 2018 – 2020 & 2022 for Best Music Radio Show and mainstay of KOOP’s Sunday schedule for over 20 years, each week Jamaican Gold walks the timeline of golden age Jamaican music from the early  ‘60s to the early ‘80s, tracing the evolution of ska, rocksteady, reggae and dub.

Art Baker

An Austin native, Art Baker began hosting Jamaican Gold in November 1998. He has served in numerous roles behind the scenes at KOOP, including terms as Programming Committee Chair and both Vice President and President of KOOP’s Board of Directors.

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