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Max Romeo

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Max Romeo: This Is The Record That Will Give The BBC Troubles — If It Reaches The Top...

Report by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 21 June 1969

HOVERING AROUND the lower end of the charts is a record that has had no plugs, and certainly no air plays – nor is it ...

'It's Not A Dirty Song At All,' says Max Romeo

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 5 July 1969

THE ENGLISH have got dirty minds, thinks Max Romeo, the young 19-year-old singer from Kingston, Jamaica, whose provocatively-titled single 'Wet Dream' is currently in the ...

Desmond Dekker, Johnny Nash et al: Reggae Festival, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 4 October 1969

Jamaica triumph ...

Max Romeo: Facts From Max

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, 29 November 1969

...on the current Reggae boom ...

Banned — Why?: What Turns Censors On…

Report by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 21 February 1976

It's Donna Summer at the moment, but the Beatles, Stones even Lena Horne have all run into radio censorship. So this week, MM examines that ...

Max Romeo & the Upsetters: War In A Babylon

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 6 November 1976

I WAS a soft-porn-skankin' rude boy in a mohair suit until I discovered RASTAFARI!!!! ...

Working Like Trojans

Report and Interview by Mike Atherton, Record Collector, July 2003

Mike Atherton delves into the revitalised world of the renowned reggae label Trojan. ...


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