That modern ska sound captured! Not your punky ska bands but more underground reggae/ska crossovers. Mostly released the last few years but couldn't resist adding Capital Letters from 1979. Going out to the reggaeoverdrive crew!
Rocksteady. The origin of most of the subsequent reggae riddims. Arguably when Jamaican music was at its best and most creative. Here are some of the most well known, some of the rarest, and some of the funniest and most risque of those tunes. Spills over into early reggae sometimes, and drops back to Ska occasionally, but I Defy You Not To Dance! Just like a Skinhead!
A walk through time with some of my favorite Ska, dub, dancehall, and reggae tunes. Enjoy.
1 Rupie Edwards - Ire Feelings
2 Madness 'The Prince'
3 The Clash - Bankrobber
4 The Specials - A Message To You Rudy
5 Madness - Night Boat To Cairo
6 The Specials - Gangsters
7 UB40 Neon Haze Dub
8 UB40 One In Ten Dub
9 John Holt - Police In Helicopter
10 Barrington Levy - Under Mi Sensi
11 Tenor Saw - No work on a sunday
12 Tenor Saw_Buju Banton - Ring The Alarm
13 Bad Manners - Mafia
14 Bad Manners - This Is Ska
15 Simpleton - Eye Nuh See
16 Dub Syndicate - Roots Commandment
17 Macka B - Legalize the Herb
18 Bush Chemists - Light Up Your Spliff
19 Dub Syndicate - Jungle
20 Simpleton - Jah Jah Treatment
21 Majestic Warriors - Ayahwoyah
22 Clinton Fearon - Better day
23 Ganja Woman ~ Light Up A Spliff
24 Marlon Asher - Ganja Farmer
25 Mr Perfect - Ganja Spliff
26 Bush Chemists - Gold Chain Dub
27 Clinton Fearon - Kingston Walk
28 Pandadub - Warrior Step
29 Panda dub - in dub we trust 2009
30 Alborosie - Raggamuffin
SPAM is a Ska Mashup. Dance orientated with doses of Mashed Up Modern Pop and Dance-Hall Reggae. Lots of 80s sounds with the likes of Madness, Bad Manners and The Specials. The first 15 mins or so I nicked from the start of a Ska Mashup mix that DJ RIPPAroots did (you can find him on my friends box on my profile), he has made an excellent sellection (BIG UP RIPPA). Hope you like it and if you do, let me know yea. As usual if you want a track listing drop me a line.
Now Its Ska Time xxx