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#BHM ‘Beyond the Reggae Bassline’ by Professor Matt Worley
For Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee, whose death was announced as I wrote this blog (1941–2020) I first heard Reggae as a child, the rhythms sending me to sleep as a I lay on a camp-bed in Nottingham. My Grandma lived on … Continue reading
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‘Dictating to the Dictators’ by Professor Matt Worley #HistoricalDesertIslandDiscs
In the second of a series, here are the Desert Island discs for a gaggle of dictators quarantined on an island for our own protection. Given their heinous crimes, they don’t get to pick the tracks. Instead, I do (‘dictating … Continue reading
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