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Trojan

Dave Laing

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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British record company. One of the principal reggae companies in Britain, it was founded in 1967 by the owners of two existing reggae labels, Chris Blackwell of Island and Lee Gopthal of Pyramid. ‘Trojan’ was the nickname of the Jamaican producer Duke Reid, and the company issued recordings made by Reid and other leading Jamaican producers including Bunny Lee, Leslie Kong and Lee Perry, whose productions appeared on the Upsetter label from 1969. The

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