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007 (Shanty Town)

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"007 (Shanty Town)" is a 1967 rocksteady song by Jamaican band Desmond Dekker and the Aces, released as a single from their debut album of the same name. [1]

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Abrams Books

Abrams, formerly Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (HNA), is an American publisher of art and illustrated books, children's books, and stationery.

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Anthony B

Keith Blair (born 31 March 1976, Trelawny Parish, Jamaica), better known by the stage name Anthony B, is a Jamaican deejay and member of the Rastafari movement.

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Bonafide Girl

"Bonafide Girl" is the second single from rapper Shaggy's seventh studio album, Intoxication.

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Caribbean music in the United Kingdom

People of African descent from the Caribbean have made a significant contribution to British Black music for many generations.

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Cool (aesthetic)

Coolness is an aesthetic of attitude, behavior, comportment, appearance and style which is generally admired.

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Cover version

In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.

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Dance Craze

Dance Craze is a 1981 British documentary film about the English 2 Tone music genre.

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Demonstration (protest)

A demonstration or street protest is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to hear speakers.

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Dennis Alcapone

Dennis Alcapone (born Dennis Smith, 6 August 1947, in Clarendon, Jamaica) is a reggae DJ and producer.

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Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006Thompson, Dave (2002) "Reggae & Caribbean Music", Backbeat Books,, Note: some sources list year of birth as 1942 or 1943) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician.

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Different Style!

Different Style! is the second album from the British Jamaican reggae band Musical Youth, released in 1983.

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Ethnomusicology is the study of music from the cultural and social aspects of the people who make it.

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Gleaner Company

The Gleaner Company Ltd. is a newspaper publishing enterprise in Jamaica.

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Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is an action-adventure video game series created by David Jones and Mike Dailly; the later titles of which were created by brothers Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut.

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Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games.

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James Bond in film

The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.

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Joseph Cotton

Joseph Cotton Jah Walton (born Silbert Walton, 1957, St. Ann, Jamaica) is a reggae deejay active since the mid-1970s.

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Leslie Kong

Leslie Kong (1933 – 9 August 1971) was an influential Chinese-Jamaican reggae producer.

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Mike Brooks (singer)

Mike Brooks aka Mikey Brooks, Prince Michael (born Edmund Brooks, 1953, Westmoreland, Jamaica) is a reggae singer whose career stretches back to the early 1970s.

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Musical Youth

Musical Youth is a British Jamaican reggae band.

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Ocean's 11

Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five of the Rat Pack: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Joey Bishop.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Parental respect

Parental respect refers to deference and associated actions directed towards one's parent(s).

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Rocksteady is a music genre that originated in Jamaica around 1966.

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Roland Alphonso

Roland Alphonso OD or Rolando Alphonso "The Chief Musician" (12 January 1931 – 20 November 1998)Thompson, p. 262 was a Jamaican tenor saxophonist, and one of the founding members of the Skatalites.

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Rough Guides

Rough Guides Ltd is a British travel guidebook and reference publisher, since November 2017 owned by APA Publications.

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Rude boy

Rude boy, rudeboy, rudie, rudi, and rudy are slang terms that originated in 1960s Jamaican street culture, and that are still used today.

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Sampling (music)

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

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Shaggy (musician)

Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican musician, singer, DJ, and former United States Marine.

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Sonic Boom Six

Sonic Boom Six (often shortened to SB6) are a five-piece band from Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Special Ed (rapper)

Edward Archer (born May 16, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York), known as Special Ed, is an American hip hop musician of Jamaican descent.

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The Aces (Jamaican group)

The Aces, originally known as The Four Aces, were a Jamaican vocal group who are best known for their work with Desmond Dekker.

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The Blackstones

The Blackstones are a United Kingdom-based reggae vocal trio formed in 1974, in the tradition of the Jamaican harmony-trio.

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The Bodysnatchers (band)

The Bodysnatchers were a seven-piece all-female band involved in the British 2 Tone ska revival of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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The Harder They Come

The Harder They Come is a 1972 Jamaican crime film directed by Perry Henzell and co-written by Trevor D. Rhone, and starring Jimmy Cliff.

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The Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer Limited is a daily newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica.

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The Specials

The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry.

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Today's Specials

Today's Specials is a cover album by The Specials, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music).

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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Wesleyan University Press

Wesleyan University Press is a university press that is part of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/007_(Shanty_Town)

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