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Index Ska

Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae. [1]

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"Weird Al" Yankovic

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, film/record producer, satirist, and author.

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Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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The Allniters were an Australian ska pop band based in Sydney during 1980–1987.

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Alternative Songs

Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.

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And I Love Her

"And I Love Her" is a song recorded by English rock band the Beatles, written primarily by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney).

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Asian Man Records

Asian Man Records is a small, DIY record label run by Mike Park in Monte Sereno, California.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian ska

The Australian ska scene has existed since the mid-1980s, when it started enjoying the same sort of interest as it did in the United Kingdom, following the success of UK 2 Tone bands such as The Specials, The Beat and Madness.

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AVIA (АВИА, Анти Вокально-Инструментальный Ансамбль - Anti Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble) is a Soviet/Russian experimental pop band formed in Leningrad in 1986.

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Basque Radical Rock

Basque Radical Rock, (Rock radikal vasco, Euskal Herriko rock erradikala) was a musical genre born in the Southern Basque Country at the beginning of the 1980s and, although there was no specific event, it is considered to have ended in the last years of the decade.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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A bassline (also known as a bass line or bass part) is the term used in many styles of music, such as jazz, blues, funk, dub and electronic, traditional music, or classical music for the low-pitched instrumental part or line played (in jazz and some forms of popular music) by a rhythm section instrument such as the electric bass, double bass, cello, tuba or keyboard (piano, Hammond organ, electric organ, or synthesizer).

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Beat (music)

In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).

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Berkeley, California

Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.

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Berne Convention

The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, usually known as the Berne Convention, is an international agreement governing copyright, which was first accepted in Berne, Switzerland, in 1886.

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Betagarri is a ska band from Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque Country.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.

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Bob Marley and the Wailers

Bob Marley and the Wailers was a Jamaican reggae band led by Bob Marley.

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Boikot is a Spanish left-wing punk rock band.

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Buck-O-Nine is an American ska punk band which was formed in San Diego in 1991.

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Byron Lee

Byron Lee, OJ, CD,, Jamaica Gleaner, 27 October 2008.

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Byron Lee and the Dragonaires

Byron Lee and the Dragonaires (known as Byron Lee's Dragonaires after Lee's death and now The Dragonaires) are a Jamaican ska, calypso and soca band.

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Calypso music

Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid-19th century and eventually spread to the rest of the Caribbean Antilles and Venezuela by the mid-20th century.

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The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chop chord

In music, a chop chord is a "clipped backbeat".

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Christian ska

Christian ska is a form of Christian alternative rock, and subgenre of ska and ska-punk which is lyrically oriented toward contemporary Christian music.

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Clue J & His Blues Blasters

Clue J & His Blues Blasters were a Jamaican band of the late 1950s and early 1960s led by Cluett Johnson, who were one of the first bands to play ska.

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Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Coxsone Dodd

Clement Seymour "Sir Coxsone" Dodd CD (26 January 1932 – 5 May 2004) was a Jamaican record producer who was influential in the development of ska and reggae in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond.

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Dance Hall Crashers

Dance Hall Crashers (often abbreviated to DHC) is an American ska punk band formed in 1989 in Berkeley, California.

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Derrick Morgan

Derrick Morgan (born 27 March 1940)Walters, Basil (2012) "", Jamaica Observer, 3 June 2012, retrieved 3 June 2012 is a musical artist popular in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Dill Records

Dill Records was a small punk rock/ska record label based out of Monte Sereno, California, that put out CDs/records from 1989-1998.

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Distemper (band)

Distemper is a ska punk band from Moscow that was founded in 1989 and is also successful outside of Russia.

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Distortion (music)

Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Duke Reid

Arthur "Duke" Reid CD (21 July 1915 – 1 January 1975) was a Jamaican record producer, DJ and label owner.

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Edward Seaga

Edward Philip George Seaga (or; ON, PC; born 28 May 1930) is a former Jamaican politician.

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Electric guitar

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.

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Electric organ

An electric organ, also known as electronic organ, is an electronic keyboard instrument which was derived from the harmonium, pipe organ and theatre organ.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop

The Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop or Rock and Pop by Australian music journalist Ian McFarlane is a guide to Australian popular music from the 1950s to the late 1990s.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English-speaking world

Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.

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Eric "Monty" Morris

Eric "Monty" Morris (born c.1942)Campbell, Howard (2016) "", Jamaica Observer, 12 November 2016.

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Ernest Ranglin

Ernest Ranglin OD (born 19 June 1932) is a Jamaican guitarist and composer who established his career while working as a session guitarist and music director for various Jamaican record labels including Studio One and Island Records.

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Fats Domino

Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.

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Fishbone is an American band formed in 1979 in Los Angeles, California, which plays a fusion of ska, punk rock, funk, heavy rock, and soul.

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Five Iron Frenzy

Five Iron Frenzy (informally referred to as Five Iron or FIF) is a Christian ska punk band formed in Denver, Colorado in 1995.

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Fueled by Ramen

Fueled by Ramen LLC is an American rock music record label owned by Warner Music Group with distribution from one of the company's main labels, Atlantic Records.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.

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Goldfinger (band)

Goldfinger is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1994.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for releasing albums in the Latin rock, alternative or urban genres.

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Hellcat Records

Hellcat Records is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, California, United States..

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Hepcat (band)

Hepcat is a ska and reggae band formed in southern California in 1989.

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Jackie Mittoo

Donat Roy Mittoo (3 March 1948 – 16 December 1990), better known as Jackie Mittoo, was a Jamaican- Canadian keyboardist, songwriter and musical director.

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Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

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Jamaican Patois

Jamaican Patois, known locally as Patois (Patwa or Patwah) and called Jamaican Creole by linguists, is an English-based creole language with West African influences (a majority of loan words of Akan origin) spoken primarily in Jamaica and the Jamaican diaspora; it is spoken by the majority of Jamaicans as a native language.

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Jamaicans are the citizens of Jamaica and their descendants in the Jamaican diaspora.

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Japanese ska

Japanese ska is ska music made in Japan.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jerry Dammers

Jeremy David Hounsell "Jerry" Dammers (born 22 May 1955) is a British musician who is a founder, keyboard player and primary songwriter of the Coventry, England based ska revival band The Specials, The Special A.K.A. and The Spatial AKA Orchestra.

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Jimmy Cliff

James Chambers, OM (1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor.

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Jump blues

Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.

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Ken Khouri

Kenneth Lloyd "Ken" Khouri (1917 – 20 September 2003) was a pioneering Jamaican record producer and owner of Federal Records, the first recording studio in Jamaica, which was sold to Bob Marley's Tuff Gong record label in 1981.

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Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.

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Kortatu was a ska punk band from the Basque Country formed in Irun in the summer of 1984.

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Leningrad (band)

Leningrad (Ленинград), also known as Gruppirovka Leningrad (Группировка "Ленинград") and Bandformirovanie Leningrad (Бандформирование "Ленинград"), is a popular Russian rock band from Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad), led by Sergey "Shnur" Shnurov.

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Less Than Jake

Less Than Jake is an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida, formed in 1992.

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Let's Go Bowling

Let's Go Bowling is an American third wave ska band hailing from Fresno, California.

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Like a Rolling Stone

"Like a Rolling Stone" is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

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List of ska musicians

This is a list of notable bands and musicians who performed primarily ska or ska-influenced music for a significant portion of their careers.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Fabulosos Cadillacs

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs is an Argentine ska band from Buenos Aires.

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Louis Jordan

Louis Thomas Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975) was a pioneering American musician, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.

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Madness (band)

Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976.

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Markscheider Kunst

Markscheider Kunst (Маркшейдер Кунст) is a ska band from St.Petersburg, Russia.

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Matador (Los Fabulosos Cadillacs song)

"Matador" (Spanish for "Killer", it means "bullfighter" in Spain) is a song written by Flavio Cianciarulo, bass player of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, a rock band from Argentina.

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Megalith Records

Megalith Records is a ska record label founded on August 22, 2002 and located in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Melbourne Ska Orchestra are a ska band formed in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mento is a style of Jamaican folk music that predates and has greatly influenced ska and reggae music.

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Mercury Records

Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Millie Small

Millicent Dolly May "Millie" Small, CD (born 6 October 1946), is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, best known for her 1964 recording of "My Boy Lollipop".

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Mod (subculture)

Mod is a subculture that began in London in 1958 and spread throughout Great Britain and elsewhere, eventually influencing fashions and trends in other countries, and continues today on a smaller scale.

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Mod revival

The mod revival was a music genre and subculture that started in England in 1978 and later spread to other countries (to a lesser degree).

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Montego Bay (song)

"Montego Bay" is a song co-written and performed by Bobby Bloom about the city in Jamaica of the same name.

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Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.

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Moon Ska Records

Moon Ska Records was one of the most influential ska record labels of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Moon Ska World

Moon Ska World, formerly known as Moon Ska Europe, is a ska record label based in the United Kingdom.

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Motown is an American record company.

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Music genre

A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.

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Mustard Plug

Mustard Plug is a ska punk band from Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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My Boy Lollipop

"My Boy Lollipop" (originally "My Girl Lollypop") is a song written in the mid-1950s by Robert Spencer of the doo-wop group The Cadillacs, and usually credited to Spencer, Morris Levy, and Johnny Roberts.

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N.O.M. (also, NOM: Neformálnoye objedinénie molodiózhi, The Informal Youth Association) is a Soviet/Russian experimental rock band, formed in 1987 in Saint Petersburg (then Leningrad), known for its mix of art rock, ska, folklore, classical influences (including occasional bouts of operatic singing) and eccentric theatrical stage shows.

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Neville Staple

Neville Eugenton Staple (born 11 April 1955) is a Jamaican born English singer for the two-tone ska band, The Specials as well as his own combo, The Neville Staple Band.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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No Doubt

No Doubt is an American ska band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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OC Weekly

OC Weekly is a free weekly paper (an alternative weekly) distributed in Orange County and Long Beach, California.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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Operation Ivy (band)

Operation Ivy, sometimes called "Op Ivy," (op Iv) was an American punk rock band from Berkeley, California formed in May 1987.

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Orange County ska

Orange County ska is ska music from Orange County, California.

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Orange County, California

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of California.

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Original Rude Boy

Original Rude Boy (2009) is the autobiography of Neville Staple, vocalist in ska band The Specials.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Prince Buster

Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938 – 8 September 2016), known professionally as Prince Buster, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Question the Answers

Question the Answers is the fourth studio album by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, released on October 4, 1994 (see 1994 in music).

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Rancid (band)

Rancid is an American punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991.

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Recording Industry Association of America certification

In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.

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Reel Big Fish

Reel Big Fish is an American ska punk band from Orange County, California, best known for the 1997 hit "Sell Out".

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Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Robert "Bucket" Hingley

Robert "Bucket" Hingley is lead singer and guitarist for the ska band the Toasters.

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Rock en español

Rock en español (Spanish-language rock) is a term used widely in the English-speaking world to refer any kind of rock music featuring Spanish vocals.

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Rock music in Russia

Rock and roll became known in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and quickly broke free from its western roots.

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Rocksteady is a music genre that originated in Jamaica around 1966.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rude boy

Rude boy, rudeboy, rudie, rudi, and rudy are slang terms that originated in 1960s Jamaican street culture, and that are still used today.

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Running with Scissors ("Weird Al" Yankovic album)

Running with Scissors is the tenth studio album by "Weird Al" Yankovic, released on June 29, 1999.

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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).

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San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.

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Save Ferris

Save Ferris is a ska punk band formed circa 1995 in Orange County, California.

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The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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Sell Out (song)

"Sell Out" is a song by American ska punk band Reel Big Fish.

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Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae.

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Ska jazz

Ska jazz is a music genre derived by fusing the melodic content of jazz with the rhythmic and harmonic content of early Jamaican Music introduced by the "Fathers of Ska" in the late 1950s.

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Ska Parade

Ska Parade, also known as SP Radio One, is a southern California radio show whose goal is to promote up-and-coming ska artists, as well as other types of new bands.

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Ska punk

Ska punk (also spelled ska-punk) is a fusion genre that mixes ska music and punk rock music together.

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Ska-P is a ska punk band formed in Vallecas (Madrid), Spain, in 1994 by a group of friends from Madrid, Navarre and Euskadi at Allmusic, currently on a hiatus since 2014.

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Skalariak is a Spanish ska band founded in 1994 in Navarre by Juantxo Skalari and Peio Skalari.

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Skank (dance)

Skanking is a form of dancing practiced in the ska, ska punk, hardcore punk, reggae, jump-up (a drum and bass subgenre) and other music scenes.

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Skankin' Pickle

Skankin' Pickle was an American ska punk band formed in San Jose, California that was active from 1989 to 1996.

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The skinhead subculture originated among working class youths in London, England in the 1960s and soon spread to other parts of the United Kingdom, with a second working class skinhead movement emerging worldwide in the 1980s.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Sound system (Jamaican)

In Jamaican popular culture, a sound system is a group of disc jockeys, engineers and MCs playing ska, rocksteady or reggae music.

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Southern Basque Country

The Southern Basque Country (Hegoalde, Hego Euskal Herria; Hegoalde, País Vasco y Navarra, País Vasco peninsular) is a term used to refer to the Basque territories within Spain as a unified whole.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Spiderwebs (song)

"Spiderwebs" is a song written and recorded by American rock band No Doubt for their third studio album Tragic Kingdom (1995).

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Spitfire (Russian band)

Spitfire is a ska band formed in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1993.

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Spouge is a style of Barbadian popular music created by Jackie Opel in the 1960s.

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Streetlight Manifesto

Streetlight Manifesto is an American punk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey formed in 2002.

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Studio One (record label)

Studio One is one of Jamaica's most renowned record labels and recording studios, having been described as the Motown of Jamaica.

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A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

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Sublime (band)

Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988.

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Suburban Legends

Suburban Legends are an American ska punk band that formed in Huntington Beach, California, in 1998 and later based themselves in nearby Santa Ana.

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Suedehead (subculture)

The suedehead subculture was an early-1970s offshoot of skinhead subculture in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Surf music

Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.

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In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.

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The Aquabats

The Aquabats are an American rock band formed in Orange County, California in 1994.

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The Beat (British band)

The Beat (known in the United States and Canada as The English Beat and in Australia as The British Beat) is a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Burial

The Burial were an Oi! band that incorporated ska, northern soul and folk influences into their music.

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The Busters

The Busters are a German third wave ska revival band, established as a side project in 1987.

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The Hotknives

The Hotknives are a ska band from Horsham in Sussex, England, formed in 1982.

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The Impression That I Get

"The Impression That I Get" is a song by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and the lead single from their 1997 studio album Let's Face It.

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The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (informally referred to as The Bosstones) are an American ska punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1983.

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The O.C. Supertones

The Orange County Supertones (a.k.a. The O.C. Supertones, or simply The Supertones) were a Christian ska band from Orange County, California.

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The Pietasters

The Pietasters are an American eight-piece ska/soul band hailing from Washington, D.C., with additional members from Maryland and Virginia.

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The Porkers

The Porkers are a ska punk band from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

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The Quarto Group

The Quarto Group is a global illustrated book publishing group founded in 1976.

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The Selecter

The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979.

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The Skatalites

The Skatalites are a ska band from Jamaica.

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The Slackers

The Slackers are a New York City band, formed in Manhattan in 1991.

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The Specials

The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry.

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The Suicide Machines

The Suicide Machines are an American punk rock band formed in March 1991 in Detroit, Michigan and disbanded in May 2006.

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The Toasters

The Toasters are one of the original American second wave of ska bands.

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The Untouchables (Los Angeles band)

The Untouchables are a soul/mod revival band from the Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California area.

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The Uptones

The Uptones, formed in 1981 and based in Northern California, was one of the first U.S. bands devoted to playing ska.

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Time Bomb (Rancid song)

"Time Bomb" is a song by the American punk rock band Rancid.

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Time signature

The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.

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Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

, commonly abbreviated by fans as Skapara or TSPO, is a Japanese ska and jazz band officially formed in 1988 by the percussionist Asa-Chang, and initially composed of over 10 veterans of Tokyo's underground scene.

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Trojan skinhead

Trojan skinheads (also known as traditional skinheads or trads) are individuals who identify with the original British skinhead subculture of the late 1960s, when ska, rocksteady, reggae, and soul music were popular, and there was a heavy emphasis on mod-influenced clothing styles.

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The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.

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A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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Two-tone (music genre)

Two-tone (or 2 tone) is a genre of British music that fuses traditional ska with musical elements of punk rock.

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Union Label Group

Union Label Group is a record label based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Voodoo Glow Skulls

Voodoo Glow Skulls is an American ska punk band formed in 1988 in Riverside, California by brothers Frank, Eddie, and Jorge Casillas and their longtime friend Jerry O'Neill.

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Westport, Connecticut

Westport is an affluent town located in Connecticut, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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Willis Jackson (saxophonist)

Willis "Gator" Jackson (April 25, 1932 – October 25, 1987) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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A zine (short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier.

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1964 New York World's Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair held over 140 pavilions, 110 restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY.

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2 Tone Records

2 Tone Records was an English record label that mostly released ska- and reggae-influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone.

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