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—Compass Point Studios (the Bahamas)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Compass Point Studios, located on beachfront property near the city of Nassau on the island of New Providence, the Bahamas, was founded in 1977 by Chris Blackwell, owner of Island Records.Far from being a facility for local Bahamian...

—Harry J Studios (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Harry J Studios (also Harry J. Studios) of Kingston, Jamaica was established in 1971 by Jamaican record producer Harry Johnson, mainly on profits from 1969-71 reggae hit singles issued on his Harry J label but recorded in studios owned...

—Black Ark (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Black Ark was a short-lived (1974-80) recording studio owned and operated by legendary Jamaican popular music innovator Lee (‘Scratch,’ ‘the Upsetter’) Perry. It was a ‘home studio,’ operating out of a small, unassuming outbuilding erected...

—Studio One (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...As both a record label and a recording studio, Studio One was a major force in Jamaican popular music of the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.Studio One was one of several in-house labels of Jamaica Recording and Publishing Studio Limited...

—Dynamic Sounds (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Dynamic Sounds Recording Company Limited is the longest-lived full-service record company in continuous operation in Jamaica. The company was founded by prominent veteran Jamaican band leader and musical entrepreneur Byron Lee (b. 1935...

—Treasure Isle (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...As both a record label and a recording studio, Treasure Isle was a major force in Jamaican popular music of the 1960s and early 1970s. Treasure Isle was one of several labels of the legendary and pioneering Jamaican sound system...

Fake Book

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...A fake book is a collection of musical scores, in loose-leaf or bound form, used by professional and amateur musicians in performance and also as a learning tool. The scores in a fake book are sketchy, typically conveying only the melody...

Nyabinghi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica 1: 47–80. Robert Witmer . 1995. ‘The Caribbean.’ Booklet accompanying The JVC/Smithsonian...

Ska

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Evolution of Jamaican Music Pt. 1: “Proto-Ska” to Ska’. Social and Economic Studies 47(1): 5–19. Robert Witmer . 1981. ‘African...

Rocksteady

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... and Bonnie Wade . London : Bärenreiter Kassel: 105–13. Robert Witmer . 1986. ‘Scattered Lights .’...