Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s, and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae. Ska combined elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by a walking bass line accented with rhythms on the offbeat.
In the early 1960s, ska was the dominant music genre of Jamaica and was popular with British mods. Later it became popular with many skinheads. Music historians typically divide the history of ska into three periods: the original Jamaican scene of the 1960s (First Wave), the English 2 Tone ska revival of the late 1970s (Second Wave) and the third wave ska movement, which started in the 1980s (Third Wave ...
Retro 1940's-1950's ska with lyrically non-specific, female vocals similar in sound to The Andrews Sisters. Instruments include jazz drum kit, bass & synth organ. This happy & laid back song is suitable for advertising food, drink, fashion, beauty, leisure pursuits & health enhancing products. Female Vocals, Reggae, Ska
America's Funniest Home Videos Theme song on Steroids; Super Energetic blend of surfer sound and ska beat: theme song for kids cartoon; theme for podcast for lively topic; instant brain parasite catchy melody, Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
Driving Reggae with a classic Ska beat topped with memorable melody and cool handclaps, first section with lec guitar played mandolin style, opens with a purposeful and forceful mood,2nd section no melody for dialogue if required,3rd section variation on beginning then outro. Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
A funky, fun, driving ska punk track with Trumpet, brass, Electric guitar, drums, organ and horn section. Very fun and upbeat. Great Energy Bar advert, Jeans, Levis, Shoes, Energy Drink, Jeep, Land Rover, driving fun. Instrumental, Reggae Music, Ska, Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
A ska song with a riotous party atmosphere. Offbeat reggae guitars, electric organ, crashing drums and an upbeat two-tone horn section. Perfect for party atmosphere, travel, food, and productions where an upbeat carnival atmosphere is called for. Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
Lively and exciting Ska track with all the bounce, brass and two-tone chords you would expect! Brass riffs, stabbing guitars, soft organs and a shuffle beat help to create that authentic Ska Sound. Happy-go-lucky, positive and warm. Try and not nod your head! Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
A festive, happy and infectious ska track. A mixture of Tropical, Reggae and Afro styles featuring a catchy melody and a smokin' horn section. Upbeat and lively sets a party mood. Jamaica, tropical, Game shows, travel, Caribbean, parties, vacations. Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
Catchy bombastic brass in this upbeat authentic sounding vintage 1950's / 1960's ska reggae in the style of Trojan Records/Studio One. Modern drum loops add a contemporary feel. Fun and a little wild, wacky. Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
Authentic sounding 1950's Jamacian ska in the style of Studio One and Trojan Records. Upbeat horns, bass and rhythms and featuring a saxophone and military-style swing trumpet. Instrumental, Reggae, Contemporary Reggae
Upbeat ska track with full live band, fab Linda Hall female vocal and Blue Beat style alto sax solo. Sixties dancehall vibe, happy and uplifting. Great for party scenes from that era. Includes singalong "Woh-oh" vocal lick. Female Vocals, Reggae, Ska
Up-tempo Reggae/Ska/Hip-Hop with Jamaican male lead vocal ala Black-eyed Peas, Toots and the Maytals, The Police. Lots of fun and perfect for youth culture film/TV, dance, clubs, girls, money, party themes. Male Rap & Vocals, Hip Hop, Party Rap & Hip Hop