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Don Letts and Turtle Bay present REGGAE 45 - Episode 1

Don Letts and Turtle Bay present REGGAE 45 - Episode 1

Playing tracks by

Toots & The Maytals, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Marcia Griffiths, Bob & Marcia, Dave & Ansel Collins and more.

Chart positions

This show was 2nd in the global reggae chart, 2nd in the global dub chart, 2nd in the global ska chart and 3rd in the global dancehall chart.

Episode 1 - The Roots of Reggae.

In episode one, Don looks at the beginnings of Reggae, from the naming of the genre, the tracks that created the foundations, the catalysts behind the genre and even his fathers Sound System parties in South London.

Don Letts is one of reggae's central characters in the UK. Dating back to the seventies where his residency at the infamous Roxy club switched a whole generation of punks onto Reggae and is still at the forefront of new music with his BBC Radio 6 show.

Reggae 45 is kindly supported by Turtle Bay - the UK's finest Caribbean Restaurant chain

Comments

Hans Müller

Very good stuff Don Letts! LOVE the track list! Bless Up!

swittle
swittle

Pretty much the oracle of JA music. Very little Don Letts hasn't done to promote the different genres, while remaining keenly aware of the social politics and the powers of communication of music.

Tom Monaghan

Love it. Thank you

Andrea
Andrea

So precious... Thank you! 🙏🏻

slavmi
slavmi

Fulljoy, thanks, JAH

Davi Acko
Davi Acko

Friggin Boss Don. THE DON. YNFA.

Lennox Blackwood

The choon-dem well buff Iyah, but where is the tracklist dude?

James Bong
James Bong

lovely old Job !

Huas
Huas

I have done some great new discoveries, thank you very much for this marvelous show.

Rasorder Howell

give thanks don letts, you're still the don gorgon, rastafari