visión de conjunto:Críticas David Rodigan is the outside world's greatest ambassador of Jamaica's musical heritage whose enthusiasm and keen insight has enlightened and entertained millions internationally over the past four decades. Now in his revelatory self-titled autobiography he takes us behind the scenes to sometimes harrowing more often exhilarating events and encounters interacting with nearly all of reggae's finest creators sharing professional insights and guiding us through the music's evolution from ska to grime. Never has a book taken us so skillfully through this ethereal world with such candor grit and honesty. Essential reading for everyone who calls themselves a fan of Jah Music - -- Roger Steffens Founding Editor Beat magazine; Founding Chairman Reggae Grammy Committee The book that every reggae fan should read ... it's the story of a genuine if unlikely British reggae institution whose love of the music illuminates every page. It's as easily digestible engaging and informative as the man's radio broadcasts -- John Masouri * Echoes * An enjoyable history of Jamaican music in Britain -- Graeme Thomson * Uncut * As a teenager growing up my weekend wasn't complete unless I listened to David Rodigan playing all the tunes I loved and still love today. Nuff respect due -- Les Ferdinand There a very few DJs who have made the sort of contribution to the music industry as David Rodigan. He invited me onto his Capital Radio show in the early 80s and he was as impressive in real life as his persona suggested. Rodigan has had a profound effect on generations of Reggae lovers and has taken the genre to the four corners of the globe. Bob Marley Dennis Brown Gregory Isaacs et al sang the music we loved but we needed someone to make the connection between the artist the music and the people and no one did that better than David Rodigan -- Gareth Crooks When I think of Rodigan I immediately think - mum preparing the food me doing the hoovering with the shake & vac Rodigan in the background on the radio and me skanking to some riddim. The word legend is banded about far too often these days and often unwarranted but for this man it's the perfect way to sum him up. Thanks to YouTube these days you can now see how he went to Jamaica and clashed with various sound systems and coming out victorious 'nuff times. The utmost respect for a true icon Mr David Rodigan -- Rio Ferdinand Rodigan's insatiable appetite for Reggae in all its guises and permutations has been a gift to Great Britain. Life without Rodigan would be unimaginable. He waged war against the marginalisation of Reggae and fought to infuse radio listeners with his own indefatigable passion. We are forever in his debt -- Vanessa Feltz Today the world has finally gotten to know that Sir David Rodigan is the very best at what he does. Not just playing the music but loving it with a world of musical knowledge. We love you David ride on ... -- Freddie McGregor People use the word legend too lightly but when it comes to this man he's just a don gargan! Beyond legend * Goldie * In my lifetime David Rodigan has been one of the most respected broadcasters and DJs in any music genre. He always will be. His passion and energy for the music are unparalleled -- Trevor Nelson Reseña del editor This is the unlikely story of David Rodigan: an Army sergeant's son from the English countryside who has - through a lifelong devotion to the music of a distant tropical island - become the man who has taught the world about reggae. As the sound of Jamaica has morphed over five decades through a succession of different genres - from ska and rocksteady to dub roots and dancehall - Rodigan has remained its constant champion winning the respect of generation after generation of reggae followers across the globe. Biografía del autor David Rodigan is an English radio DJ.