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 ...
Medium,fast tempo with Lead Guitar and cymbal swells in the intro. Clean up stroking Guitar on the verses and distorted chords on the chorus with high pitched backing Vocals and horns. Sounds like No Doubt Meets Green Day. Male Vocals, Reggae, Ska
Reggae Ska happy instrumental song with a happy island feel, great for vacationing, resorts, airplanes, geographic channel, travel channel, Jamaica, adverts, presentations, fashion, food channel, club music, Caribbean, west indian, roots, bob marley, peter tosh, film, tv, block buster,, 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 funky, fun, fast-paced Ska track. Electric guitar, drums, organ, horn section and piano take turns trading solos. Very fun and upbeat. Great Energy Bar advert, Jeans, Levis, Shoes, Energy Drink, Jeep, Land Rover, driving fun. Instrumental, Reggae, Ska
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