That Ska Beat 1962-66 / Variousby Various Artists (Vinyl Record)

Various Artists: That Ska Beat 1962-66 / Various (Vinyl LP)

Voice of Jamaica

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The music of Jamaica has had a profound and lasting influence all around the world and reggae is the name by which it has become universally known. Although the term ska is often used to describe all Jamaican music before dub, deejays and dread in the mid seventies the real Jamaican ska was made in Kingston between 1961/1962 and 1966. Ska Boo Da Ba - the Skatalites, Confucious - Don Drummond ; the Skatalites, Storm Warning - Lyn Taitt ; the Boys, Alley Cat Ska - Tommy McCook ; His Ska - Talites, Trench Town People - Theophilus Beckford, Walking Down King Street - Theophilus Beckford, South China Sea - Johnny 'Dizzy' Moore, Ringo - the Skatalites, Nuclear Weapon - Roland Alphonso ; His Ska - Talites, Magnificent Ska - Lyn Taitt ; the Baba Brooks Band, Come on My People - Daniel Johnson, Hit You Let You Feel It - the Tenor Twins, The Re - Burial - Don Drummond ; the Skatalites, Love Me or Leave Me - Lloyd Clarke