McCuaig, Keith. 2012. “Jamaican Canadian Music in Toronto in the 1970s and 1980s: A Preliminary History.” PhD diss., Carleton University.

The author documents the history of Jamaican Canadian music during the 1970s and 1980s with a particular focus on biases against this music and Black musicians. In Chapter 2, McCuaig describes the role of the Jamaican sound system culture in promoting and disseminating Jamaican Canadian music, naming pioneering musicians and sound systems like Black Zodiac, Leroy Sibbles and King (then Prince) Jammy.

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