1. May 25, 2009

    May 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Reggae musician Desmond Dekker dies of a heart attack at his home in Croydon, England, at the age of 64. 2005 – Domenic Troiano of the Guess Who and Bush dies of prostate cancer in Toronto, Canada, at the age of 59. 2005 – Country singer Carrie Underwood wins Season Four of “American…

  2. Jamaican Ska Star Desmond Dekker Dies

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Desmond Dekker, who brought the sound of Jamaican ska to the world with songs such as "Israelites," has died, his manager said Friday. He was 64. Desmond Dekker, who brought the sound of Jamaican ska to the world with songs such as "Israelites," has died, his manager said…

  3. DJ Spooky Revisits 'Fine' Reggae

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000 Volts of Trojan Records." DJ Spooky raided the vaults of Trojan Records and came out on the other side with the double-disc set "In Fine Style: 50,000…

  4. Reggae Pulse: The Heartbeat of Jamaica

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT At first glance, this disc's track listing seems rather peculiar: It's somehow unjust to put Bob Marley and Desmond Dekker songs on the same album with Inner Circle's "Bad Boys," Third World's "Now Th At first glance, this disc's track listing seems…

  5. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, …

  6. Oysterhead Opens Up For Debut Album

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Oysterhead -- the impromptu rock supergroup featuring Phish guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio, Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, and ex-Police drummer Stewart Copeland -- will begin recording its Oysterhead -- the impromptu rock supergroup featuring Phish guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio…