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Monday, February 14, 2011

Reggae Britannia - BBC's Documentary on Reggae's Strong Influence on British Music & Culture [FULL Documentary]

Reggae Britannia – FULL Documentary

Documentary about reggae's influence on British music and society, featuring Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, the Specials, Dennis Bovell, Aswad, Steel Pulse and more.

The acclaimed BBC4 Britannia series moves into the world of British reggae. Showing how it came from Jamaica in the 1960s to influence, over the next twenty years, both British music and society, the programme includes major artists and performances from that era, including Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jerry Dammers and the Specials, the Police, UB40, Dennis Bovell, lovers rock performers Carroll Thompson and Janet Kay, bands like Aswad and Steel Pulse and reggae admirers such as Boy George and Paul Weller


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