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"Gimme Reggae"

“Gimme Reggae”: UK Pop Reggae 1969

How fascinating to learn that Blue Mink [previously celebrated yesterday, would you believe it?] was an early champion of the “new reggae” sound — albeit one increasingly augmented by strings (i.e., “Hollywood reggae“) — that was starting to show commercial potential in the UK as the 1960s gave way to

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