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Lovers Rock

John Goto’s book ‘Lovers Rock’ chronicles black youth in 1970s South London

10th December 2013 |

Released by Autograph ABP, ‘Lovers Rock’ is a series of photographs taken by John Goto during a series of evening classes at Lewisham Arts Centre in the 1970s.

The striking collection of portraits gives an intimate look at the lives … Read More

[Event] Lovers Rock Monologues at The Tricycle Theatre 9th – 14th July

17th April 2012 |


Following on from the success of The Story of Lovers Rock, this event looks to be an inside look at some of the genres most loved voices.

Lovers Rock, a sub-genre of reggae born in the … Read More

[Competition] Win A Copy of ‘The Story of Lovers Rock’ DVD by Menelik Shabazz

14th February 2012 |

The Story of Lovers Rock is a new documentary film that tells the story of how Lovers Rock music defined a generation in the late 70s and 80s hugely impacting on British Pop Culture. Directed … Read More

[Film Review] The Story of Lovers Rock

19th January 2012 |


Look up Lover’s Rock on Wikipedia and it tells you the roots lie in Jamaican and American singers covering old love songs and while that might strictly be true it does not quite give you the heart and soul … Read More

[DOCUMENTARY] The Story of Lovers Rock

23rd September 2011 |

Although I don’t remember my parents playing Lover’s Rock in the house, whenever we’d go to parties of friends and family I always remember the bodies drawn close together and the exit … Read More