10 episodes

Episode 1 - The Roots of Reggae. In episode one, Don looks at the beginnings of Reggae, from the naming of the genre, the tracks that created the foundations, the catalysts behind the genre and even his fathers Sound System parties in South London.Don Letts is one of the central characters in reggae in the UK. Dating back to the seventies where his residency at the infamous Roxy club switched a whole generation of punks onto Reggae and is still at the forefront of new music with his BBC Radio 6 show.The show is kindly supported by Turtle Bay - the UKs finest Caribbean Restaurant chain.

Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 Don Letts

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Episode 1 - The Roots of Reggae. In episode one, Don looks at the beginnings of Reggae, from the naming of the genre, the tracks that created the foundations, the catalysts behind the genre and even his fathers Sound System parties in South London.Don Letts is one of the central characters in reggae in the UK. Dating back to the seventies where his residency at the infamous Roxy club switched a whole generation of punks onto Reggae and is still at the forefront of new music with his BBC Radio 6 show.The show is kindly supported by Turtle Bay - the UKs finest Caribbean Restaurant chain.

    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - Reggae Cover Versions

    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - Reggae Cover Versions

    Cover versions and Reggae

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Turtle Bay & Don Letts presents Reggae 45 - Reggae Movie Roll Call

    Turtle Bay & Don Letts presents Reggae 45 - Reggae Movie Roll Call

    Don explores the world of film and how reggae provided a bass heavy soundtrack.

    • 57 min
    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A Lovers Rock Special

    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A Lovers Rock Special

    The iconic sound of Lovers Rock.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A Notting Hill Carnival Special

    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A Notting Hill Carnival Special

    Don Letts give the nod to one of the most famous carnivals in the world – Notting Hill.

    • 55 min
    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A 50 years of Trojan Records Special

    Don Letts and Turtle Bay present Reggae 45 - A 50 years of Trojan Records Special

    Don delves into the history of the iconic Trojan Records that celebrates 50 years this year.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Turtle Bay & Reggae 45 presents a Bob Marley special with Chris Salewicz & Don Letts.

    Turtle Bay & Reggae 45 presents a Bob Marley special with Chris Salewicz & Don Letts.

    Don Letts and Chris Salewicz discuss all things about the man, his music and the rise of reggae.

    • 36 min

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Love the Don. His chat with Chris is well worth a listen. I though I knew a lot about Bob Marley until I tuned in.

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Always been a fan of Don, great to hear some of his favourite tunes. Top work all round!

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