The Passion of Reggae and African Music

The Passion of Reggae and African Music

ABOUT Joel Savage

Joel Savage
Joel Savage is a freelance writer, who enjoys the challenges of creativity and adventure.  His work is considered to be pure genre of creative nonfiction of human touch, with appeal to a broad general audience.
He was born in the central region of Ghana, Cape Coast, on January 19, 19 More...



“Reggae in the bathroom, Reggae in the bedroom, Reggae everywhere, Reggae in jail, Reggae in church, everybody likes it,” sings Lucky Dube.

In this book the writer speaks to some of the masters behind contemporary reggae and African music. The influence and impact of these great musicians is internationally known and is recounted with warm, sincere, and unrivalled craftsmanship that distinguishes them in the music world. Read the live performances and interviews of:

Anthony B, Joseph Hill-Culture, Gregory Isaacs, U-Roy, Capleton, Julian Marley, Prince Malachi, Dean Frazer, Luciano-Jepthar McClymont, Johnny Clarke, Alton Ellis, Lucky Dube, Julian Murvin, Andrew Tosh, ASWAD, Live Wyya, Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti, Faytinga, Manu Dibango, Tutu Poane, HeartWash KingSillah, Leroy Brown and The Congos.

Reggae Music has penetrated into Africa, the continent of its origin.  It’s interesting to know how Jimmy Cliff’s reggae tunes changed the lifestyles of many Africans, including Ghanaians in the ghettos, followed by Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, inspiring many musicians including Alpha Blondy and Lucky Dube in Africa and Alborosie and Gentleman in Europe.

This beautifully illustrated, color photo book is one of the most fascinating and interesting works ever written about reggae and African music.



Live performances and interviews with some of the great artists behind the reggae music.