Music from Jamaica – Toots & The Maytals

Toots & The Maytals are a jamaican reggae and ska music group, formed in 1963. Listen to their classic “Pressure Drop”, recorded in 1969, which was rated as No. 446 in the list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time by the Rolling Stone magazine:

Music from the UK – Will Tun and the Wasters

Will Tun and the Wasters are a ska, folk and acoustic band from Reading, UK. Listen to their second single “Cracks in the wall”:

Music from the US – Tim Armstrong

Tim Armstrong,also known as Lint, born in 1965, is an US-american Gramm Award winning musician. His music is a great mix of ska, punk and reggae. Here’s his awesome good song “Into Action”:

Music from Spain – El Chamuyo

El Chamuyo are a spanish reggae and ska group from Castellon de la Plana. Listen to their nice song “Rosas Rojas”:

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Music from the UK – Al Barry and The Cimerons

Al Barry and The Cimerons are a british ska band. Can’t find more about them… But their music is nice! Listen to “Morning Sun”:

Music from the UK – The Specials

The Specials (sometimes called The Special AKA) are an English 2 Tone ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry, England.Their music combines a “danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk’s energy and attitude”, and had a “more focused and informed political and social stance” than other ska groups. The band wore mod-style “1960s period rude boy outfits (pork pie hats, tonic and mohair suits, and loafers). In 1980, the song “Too Much Too Young”, the lead track on their The Special AKA Live! EP, reached number one in the UK.In 1981, the unemployment-themed single “Ghost Town” also hit number one in the UK Singles Chart. After seven consecutive UK Top 10singles between 1979 and 1981, the band broke up.Their 1983 song “Free Nelson Mandela” was a No. 9 UK hit. It contributed to making Mandela a cause célèbre in the United Kingdom, and became popular with anti-Apartheidactivists. (wikipedia) (best quality )

Music from the UK – Dub Pistols

The Dub Pistols are a London based dub, ska and electronica band. Here’s their nice song “Back to Daylight”:

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Music from Jamaica – Toots & the Maytals

Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and reggae vocal groups. According to Sandra Brennan at Allmusic, “The Maytals were key figures in reggae music. Formed in the early 1960s when ska was hot, the Maytals had a reputation for having strong, well-blended voices and a seldom-rivaled passion for their music. Frontman Hibbert’s soulful style led him to be compared toOtis Redding”. Here ist their song “jamaica Ska”