Archive for August, 2009

Laurel Aitken – Skinhead

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Laurel or Lorenzo Aitken was a Jamaican singer and was also considered one of the originators of ska music in Jamaica. He was born on April 22, 1927 and passed away on July 17, 2005.

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Mutabaruka – Def Poetry

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

For this week, instead of a song, enjoy a poem by the Jamaican dub poet Mutabaruka. Hope you like it!

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The Pioneers – Long Shot Kick the Bucket Live!

Monday, August 24th, 2009

The Pioneers are a Jamaican reggae trio who has been active in the music scene since 1962. Current members of the band are Sydney Crooks, George Agard aka George Dekker, and Jackie Robinson.

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Soul Syndicate Live!

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Soul Syndicate is a reggae session band from Jamaica.The band was called the Rhythm Raiders and was very popular from the 1970s to the mid 1980s.