UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Leroy Backus recordings: Thesis Tape, Undated PDF
- Backus, Leroy
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Leroy Backus recordings: Thesis Tape
- 2 items : EC - 2 reels (7 1/2 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 7"); 2 WAV files (48 kHz, 24-bit); Duration: 1:13:59; typed contents list
- Collection Number
- Musical examples compiled from commercial recordings to supplement M.A. thesis (1978)
- University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Unrestricted: collection is open for research.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives has been collecting and curating unique ethnographic music recordings for over 50 years. Its holdings of more than 15,000 items include field recordings documenting music traditions of all kinds from most areas of the world, concert recordings of visiting musicians, and films and videos of a variety of musical events, as well as several hundred musical instruments. The Archives serves the students and faculty in the UW Ethnomusicology Program, the broader university community, Pacific Northwest tribes, and an international clientele of musicians, students, and teachers.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Thesis title: The Stylistic Development of Reggae Music in Jamaica, West Indies (University of Washington Music Library M1/Th25702)
Tape One: 1. Laurel Aiken, "Bartender," The Trojan Story, Trojan Records TALL 1; 2. Jimmy Cliff, "Miss Jamaica," The Trojan Story, Trojan Records TALL 1; 3. Millie Small, "My Boy Lollipop," My Boy Lollipop, Smash Records SRS67055; 4. Desmond Dekker, "007-Shanty Town," Double Dekker, Trojan Records TRLD 401; 5. Alton Ellis, "Rock Steady," The Trojan Story, Trojan Records TALL 1; 6. Bob Marley and the Wailers, "Bend Down Low," The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Coxon Records, Studio One GW 0002; 7. Count Ossie Rastafarian Drummers, "Grounation," Vulcan Records VULX 301; 8. The Maytals, "Do the Reggay," The Trojan Story, Trojan Records TALL 1.
Tape Two: 9. Jimmy Cliff, "The Harder They Come," The Harder They Come, Mango Records SMAS 7400; 10. Bob Marley and the Wailers, "Trench Town Rock," African Herbsman, Trojan Records TRLS 62; 11. Lloyd Charmers and Dadawah, "Zion Land," Peace and Love, Wild Flower Records XYZ 004; 12. Burning Spear, "Marcus Garvey," Marcus Garvey, Island Records ILPS 9377; 13. Burning Spear, "The Ghost," Garvey's Ghost, Island Records ILPS 9382; 14. Big Youth, "Marcus Garvey Dread," Dread Locks Dread, Klik Records KLP 9001.
Transmission Data: Digital files created 7/2014 - 84-18.1.wav (44:42) and 84-18.2.wav (29:17) (48 kHz, 24-bit)
Documentation: Thesis (UW Music Library)
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Geographical Names :
- Jamaicans--Middle America and the Caribbean--Caribbean
- South/Latin America