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History of The Vinyl: part 17

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A music such as the Ska cannot be omitted from  the feature of the history of the vinyl record. The sheer exuberance of the Ska captured the imagination of the music world gaining popularity throughout Europe and the rest of the world including the United States, Japan, China, Africa, India to name a few. Today the Ska is popular as it was when it first came on the musical scene about 50 years ago. Then there is The Skatalites band!

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The Skatalites band keeps the Ska genre alive even though some of the original artists  has passed away. bands such as the Skatalites and the Wailers are performing with new members. Bunny Wailer fronted the Wailers at Goodwood super show "2010 Vintage at Goodwood on 13th, 14th  and 15th of August The Ska has experienced numerous waves of revival it has refused to die. The big 24, 000 dollar question is; what is it about the Ska?

 

Ska Music Stabilised In European Culture

Why it is that since the early sixties when it was first urbanized in Jamaica it has revived the sands of time over the years. The Ska experienced  first wave of revival by the two-tone group  recorded at the two-tone recording studio in the United Kingdom? Then again the Ska stabilised itself in Europe. A fourth wave in the United States and now it is here again in the 21st century. Itís the musical genre that has refused to go away, no other kind of music has created such an impact upon world of music!

 

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