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Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 4th, 2012 with Bruce Walton
Skafest, part 1

Tonight, the first in a couple of shows looking at the evolution of ska music, from its origins c.1960 in Jamaica through the British two-tone scene in the late '70's/early '80's, and on to so-called 3rd wave, punk-influenced bands of the 90's and beyond.
Sugar Bag (1966)
Lee "Scratch" Perry - Streets Of Ska (Studio One)
A Message To You Rudy
The Specials - S/T (1979)
All Men Fear Women
The Planet Smashers - Life Of the Party (1999) Canadian
Jamaica Ska (1963)
Byron Lee - Ska Down Jamaica
Enjoy Yourself
The Specials - More Specials (1980)
The English Beat - Special Beat Service (1982)
Beautiful Place
Urban Blight - Where In The World Is Carmen San Diego? (c.1993)
My Boy Lollipop (1964)
Millie Small - Island 40, vol. 1: Ska's The Limit, 1959-1964
Pick-Up Man
Skaface - Mamooska (1991)
Bed & Breakfast Man
Madness - One Step Beyond (1979)
Your Friend
Me Mom & Morgentaler - Shiva Space Machine (1993) Canadian
Old Fowl Ska
Roland Alphonso - Streets Of Ska
Tears Of A Clown
The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It (1979)
Rude Girl
Undercover S.K.A. - SKA - The Third Wave, vol. 2
Rat Race
The Specials - More Specials
Beatles Got To Go (c.1964)
Ken Lazarus - Ska Down Jamaica