Love original ska? Well, we recommend you take around 40 minutes out of your busy lift and check out the complete This Is Ska documentary, which is on YouTube right now. It is well worth the time and effort.
Dating from 1964 and running for around 40 minutes, it was filmed on location in Kingston, Jamaica and featuring all them overs and shakers of the scene ‘back in the day’.
That line-up is:
Jamaican Ska – Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
Sammy Dead-O – Eric ‘Monty’ Morris
One Eyed Jack – Jimmy Cliff
Wash Wash – Prince Buster
Treat Me Bad – The Maytals
She Will Never Let You Down – The Maytals
So Marie – The Charmers
Rough ‘N’ Tough – Stranger Cole
Two Roads Before Me – Roy & Yvonne
I Don’t Know – The Blues Busters
Sammy Dead-O – Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
King Of Kings – Jimmy Cliff
Want to watch it? Check it out below…