AllMusicBooks so freaking amazing! Thanks for this fantastic write up.
Neil Young helpless (I am from Canada) with Joanie’s glorious voice behind the curtain was nothing short of magic! Robbie Robertson hosted SXSW in Austin many years ago with The Last Waltz viewing at a gorgeous old theater. Beauty total beauty.
My point was exactly that, at one point in time, Jamaican music REALLY belonged to the world, in a much bigger way than it does now. There are likely many reasons for that, as I’ve tried to point out. I guess the renaissance hasn’t really translated to what I hear and read, but I genuinely hope you’re right. That said…