As The Onion and other publications could tell you, college kids love them some Bob Marley. In fact, there’s a good chance that on every dorm room floor and in every frat house there are at least two Marley posters for every three rooms. It’s just science.
Unfortunately, most people’s reggae knowledge begins and ends with spliffs and dreadlocks. But take a minute because I’m here to tell you that in the late 60’s and early 70’s Jamaican studios were pumping out tons of music with innovative production and great song writing for the era. Here is a sampling of some great Reggae that will expand your knowledge beyond the same “Buffalo Soldier” song that’s blasting from the Sig Ep’s of the world.
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