Archive for the 'Ska' Category

Derrick Morgan – Miss Lulu

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Derrick Morgan is a Jamaican rocksteady singer who was born March 27, 1940. He was most popular in the 1960’s and the 1970’s.

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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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The Skatalites – Guns of Navarone

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

The Skatalites are a Jamaican ska band who played between 1963 and 1965 and reformed in 1983 and have been together ever since.

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Millie Small – My Boy Lollipop

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Millie Small (Millicent Small, born on October 6, 1946 in Clarendon, Jamaica) is best known as the singer of the 1964 hit My Boy Lollipop. He was commonly known as Little Millie Small and as Millie Small in the United States.