Who was the founder of reggae music?

Answer Ernest Ranglin and Lee "Scratch" Perry founded reggae music in the late 1960s, according to Phil Johnson in a May 1996 article for The Independent. Ranglin and Perry recorded the first reggae tune ... Read More »

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Who started reggae music?

According to a May 1996 article by Phil Johnson for The Independent, Jamaican musician Ernest Ranglin is the self-proclaimed inventor of reggae. Ranglin, along with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry, sl... Read More »

How did reggae music begin?

In the 1970's, Bob Marley helped turn reggae into an international phenomenon with albums like "Rastaman Vibration." The seeds of reggae music were sewn over a decade before out of earlier musical ... Read More »

Who invented reggae music?

Because reggae music grew out of Rastafari, a Jamaican religion that emerged on the island in the 1930s as an alternative to Protestantism, its creation cannot be attributed to any single individua... Read More »

What is reggae music?

Songs like "Get Up, Stand Up" and "I Shot the Sheriff" are instantly recognizable around the world, a testament to the power of a varied musical genre that touches on real human themes: reggae.Summ... Read More »