24 June 1951 (age 66)
In 1983 Rodigan returned to Jamaica to do a series of broadcasts for Capital. There he met Barry Gordon, a popular Jamaican radio DJ who invited him because he plays music, he doesn’t go into politics.”
Barry G is still amazed by Rodigan’s devotion to the history of reggae and his willingness to learn the history and origin of a song.“He makes it his duty to experience it; he has mastered it.
Jamaica, its people and its culture still elude and bemuse the most earnest of wannabes. David Rodigan is no wannabe. As far as Jamaicans are concerned, he’s not only on the inside, he’s ranking. Come down, selector!
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