Jamaican Music

History of Reggae: Christian Reggae

Christian Reggae Music …
Gospel Reggae is the fastest growing segment of Reggae music today. It is really a homecoming of sorts because so much of the music that influenced Ska, Rock Steady and Reggae has its roots in Gospel. Songs like ‘Shadrach, Meshach, & Abendego’ by Justin Hinds & the Dominoes, ‘Oil in My Lamp’ by Eric ‘Monty’ Morris, ‘The Tree of Life [We Are Marching On]’ by Stranger Cole & Ken Boothe, ‘The Rivers of Babylon’ by Brent Dowe and the Melodians, which also became a worldwide hit for Boney M, were some of the songs from the Ska and Rock Steady era[s] that demonstrated a major Gospel influence.

Many mainstream artists have now switched to [or at the very least include] Gospel Reggae including Clive Tennors, Hopeton Lewis, Sanchez, Papa San, Carlene Davis, Richie Stephens, Judy Mowatt, Lt. Stitchie & Junior Tucker. Some of the popular artists include Joan Flemming, Claudette Clark, and the always formidable Grace Thrillers. Jamaican music has certainly gone full circle. Give Thanks and Praises.

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