Last Train to Skaville

Presented by Danielle R

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Friday 2:15 pm 4:00 pm

The Infectious Beat of Ska

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Ska is the daddy of reggae and rocksteady and has had a major influence on British culture. Where black & white communities were once divided, ska music tore down those barriers and united all in the love of this wonderful music.

Ska is the daddy of reggae and rocksteady and has had a major influence on British culture. Where black & white communities were once divided, ska music tore down those barriers and united all in the love of this wonderful music.

From the joy of Toots & The Maytals, to the social commentary of The Specials, from the legendary voice of Prince Buster, to the honey toned voice of Alton Ellis, you will find it all in this show.

Toots & Maytals – 54-46 Was my number
Specials – Do Nothing
Specials – Hey little rich girl
Specials – Too much too young
Madness – Night boat to Cairo
Madness – Return of the Las Palmas 7
Selector – On my radio
The Beat – Ranking Full Stop
The Beat – Save it for Later
Bad Manners – Lorraine
Judge Dread – Big 7
Prince Buster – Madness
Prince Buster – Take it Easy
Toots & Maytals – Pressure Drop
The Skatalites – Fort Rock Rock
The Skatalites – Guns of Navarone
The Pioneers – Long shot kick de bucket
Susan Cadogan – Hurt so good
Dave & Ansell Collins – Double barrel
The Upsetters – Return of Django
Toots & Maytals – Monkey man
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The impression that I get
The Clash – Guns of Brixton
Alton Ellis – I’m still in love with you girl
Alton Ellis – You make me so very happy
Desmond Dekker – 007 Shanty Town
The Wailing Wailers – I’m gonna put it on
The Ethiopians – Train to Skaville
The Renegades – You’ve lost the love
Pat Kelly – I’m coming home
Tommy McCook – Liquidator

 

Ska is the daddy of reggae and rocksteady and has had a major influence on British culture.


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Hello Everyone, I am Danielle and thank you for listening to some of my favourite music from the Carribean. I was born in the early nineties when I suppose the rave scene was just starting to kick off. Being young and not yet in my teenage years I never really connected to that genre of […]


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