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Roots of Reggae: The Ernest Ranglin Story (2006)

Guitarist Ernest Ranglin is called "The most important musician to emerge from Jamaica" by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell. Story traces his musical career from the 1950s to the present.

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Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Ernest Ranglin's parents did not want im to play guitar. He went on to be the most important musician to emerge from the Island, ane being awarded the country's Order of Distinction. Ranglin made records from "My Boy Lollipop" to the recent award winning "Search for the Lost Ridim'" A major musicians life is discussed by some of the top players in the field; including Chris Blackwell, Jimmy Cliff, Robbie Krieger, and Wayne Jobson. Written by Anonymous

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The History of Reggae through the life of Ernest Ranglin

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$300,000 (estimated)
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