Essay On Reggae Music

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
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Research Question:
Did reggae music have an impact on the youth and protest movements of English and American societies of the 1970’s and 1980’s?

NAME OF THE SCHOOL: TED BURSA COLLEGE
CANDIDATE NAME: ANIL AYDIN AYTEKİN
CANDIDATE NUMBER: 002870-0007
SESSION: NOVEMBER 2013
WORD COUNT:3.645

ABSTRACT:

This essay studies the reggae music style and its effects on to European cultures in an order to answer the question:”Did reggae music have an impact on the youth and protest movements of English and American societies of the 1970’s and 1980’s?”.Before writing this essay I have done so many researches and I found some sources about Rastafarianism and the influences
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Since its birth reggae music has been Jamaica’s emotional way out, to phrase thoughts and emotions about life, religion and also love. Thispopular musichas been generated without the attempt of multinational shops, spin doctors and press agents. Reggae music is created with the singers’ soul and pride. This makes Reggae music like a way of life for those who live in Jamaica and many others all around the world. Reggae music is a soulful diversion today in Jamaica. It has a powerful social force that releases the pressures of everyday life putting them into words that describe, expose ,induce the people that listen to its meaningful messages .The music originated from opposition and struggle, it’s just based on never giving up and freedom also. The politicians have been known to use reggae music as the main part of their promotions. Governors sometimes have songwriters create songs for their political situations, They know that this music can easily get crowds of people together, while uniting a country and political party at the same time. And that is why it was also promoted at “peace rallies” around the

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