50 years ago, Jamaica won independence from the British-ruled West Indies Federation. Around that same time, popular music in Jamaica began solidifying into some of the many sounds we now think world wide of as Reggae.
Reggae Music has influenced all genres of music and has spawned many offshoots and Rupert will be celebrating 50 Years of reggae music during the next week or so on his Programmes, Sunday’s THE URBAN MUSIC and Wednesdays MID WEEK WITH RUPERT and REGGAE REGGAE SOURCE . . here you can pause and reflect on the best tunes from the First, Original and Most Up To Date Reggae charts in the World direct from Jamaica revealing the Best Dancehall no1 and the Reggae no1
Rupert shall also be popping in to chat with ……………………………………………..
Rupert shall also be popping in to chat with some of the other Dunoon Community Radio DJs and Presenters who shall be helping Rupert Celebrate 50 Years Of Jamaican Independence .
DJ Sammy will be kicking things off on his special SAMS SMELLING SWEET WITH REGGAE- POP-PURRI Sunday afternoon programme http://www.dunooncommunityradio.org/programme-info/presenters/sam/
Victor on TLLLVLBSHOW who shall be playing some of his favourite Reggae tunes during the week including many of the artist he was fortunate to see and meet all those years ago including Jackie Edwards and many of the artist from the Famous Trojan Label. http://www.dunooncommunityradio.org/programme-info/presenters/victor-thomas/
FIONA McNEILL’S CELTIC & FOLK FUSHION Two Hours of the Finest on Tuesday night will include a tribute to
50 years of Jamaica Independence and the Music of Jamaica –Reggae Music and will feature an Exclusive Play
Reggae Music influences all genres of music of music. http://www.dunooncommunityradio.org/programme-info/presenters/fiona-macneill/
Luke has always acknowledged the great role Reggae Music has played in influencing all genres of modern music and will include a favourite Reggae tune or two on his Monday programme 10 PM – Midnight. Luke’s Anything Goes, But Only If He Likes It http://www.dunooncommunityradio.org/programme-info/presenters/luke/
Sarah will be featuring a Reggae tune or three in Thursdays afternoon edition of the THE TORBET CHRONICALS –and may even have a first time Exclusive Play
Since The Early Sixties there has always been Reggae Music in popular music and who should know this better than the Legend who is Norrie B. Norrie will be presenting one hour of some of the “Most Popular” Reggae tunes that spent time in the National UK Charts
10.00PM – 11.00PM THURSDAY FROM THE START OF THE BEGINNING BY THE THOSE WHO WHERE THERE– DJ NORIE http://www.dunooncommunityradio.org/programme-info/presenters/norie-b/
Listen out as other DJs and presenters pay tribute to 50 years of Jamaica Independence and the Music of Jamaica –Reggae Music
From the 1962 “Independent Jamaica” by Lord Creator to the recently released ”Independent Jamaica” by Peetah Morgan & Hollie Cook there will be many favourites and even some guilty secrets (surely not!). Keep an eye on Ruperts Presenters page for all his updates on all the news, the events and what’s happening in the World of Rupert –The Stars Talk To Rupert and Rupert Talks To Us.