Jamaica Ska Oldies-and-Goodies-60s-70s-80s


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#Jamaica #Ska #Oldies-and-Goodies-#60s-#70s-#80s Ska Jamaican: is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae. It combined elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. Ska is characterized by a walking bass line accented with rhythms on the offbeat. It was developed in Jamaica in the 1960s when Prince Buster, Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, and Duke Reid formed sound systems to play American rhythm and blues and then began recording their own songs

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