Ska music is so distinctive with its catchy style of walking base lines and off beat rhythms. Its a music designed to be danced to and if you listen to it you almost cant help yourself. In today’s episode we discuss the Jamaican roots of ska, rocksteady and reggae.
Amanda from The Smizokes!
Mentioned in this Episode:
Mighty Mighty Bosstones’ Full-Time Dancer
Three Waves Of Ska
Rock Steady’s Beginnings
The History of Jamaican Music 1959-1973
SKA, ROCK STEADY & REGGAE – A BRIEF HISTORY
The History of Ska
So You Want to be a Rude Boy?
The Ska aesthetic
SKINHEAD: THE EVOLUTION OF A SUBCULTURE AND SOCIETY’S VIEW THEREOF