The Skatalites Newswire

The Skatalites Newswire

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  1. New EPs take top two spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Gleaner

    ... re-entry, J Boog's Wash House Ting , is ahead of Ziggy Marley's album and the chart ends with Foundation Ska (The Skatalites) at number 15, falling from last week's eighth place.


  2. Hepcat Are the Unsung Heroes of Southern California's Ska SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | LA Weekly

    ... band would have to wait in an alley outside the venue between sets. "Hepcat was to the T playing like The Skatalites or The Wailers, from the vocal harmonies to the horn lines or, most importantly, the rhythm section," says Jesse Wagner of The ...


  3. The Skatalites debut at eightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | The Gleaner

    ... Castro , Simmer Down (featuring Bob Marley and the Wailers), Freedom Sounds (credited to Tommy McCooke and The Skatalites), Scandal Ska , Beardsman Ska and Addis Ababa . At number eight, Foundation Ska is the least among the three full-length sets ...


  4. The Skatalites back on BillboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Jamaica Observer

    LEGENDARY ska band The Skatalites scores its second entry on the Billboard Reggae Album chart this week. Their Foundation Ska debuts at number eight.


  5. Look who's joining the bill at Alex James's Big Feastival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Oxford Times

    THE team behind west Oxfordshire's festival of music and food, The Big Feastival, have announced a clutch of high-profile additions to the line-up to this summer's event. The biggest names are indie-dance crossover act Faithless, who will present a DJ set, Ella Eyre, Embrace, Congo Natty and ska legends The Skatalites.


  6. How Clinton Fearon got his reggae groove backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... I'm obsessed." Fearon had already been bitten by the music bug at age 9 after watching trailblazing ska band The Skatalites on a grade school outing to Kingston. "I knew then, that's what I wanted to do and that's what I'm doing," he said. "I worked ...


  7. Reggae on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Jamaica Observer

    ... entered in 1939. They include trombonist Don Drummond and trumpeter Johnny "Dizzy" Moore, who later formed The Skatalites band. Since opening in 2015, Philharmonie de Paris has hosted exhibitions of rock icons Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie. The ...


  8. Reggae Explorations: Reggae Explorations #083, Segment 1Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Jah Will Never / Roge' Abergel / A21 Campaign: Set The Captives Free (VA) / G&D 7- Eastern Standard Time / The Skatalites / Ball Of Fire / Island Jamaica Jazz 8- Never Give Up / Leeroy Morrison / God So Loved The World / 3rd Dimension 9- A Cultural ...


  9. What's going on Friday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... on John Talabot songs, but he makes plenty of his own music too. Tonight he's in NYC for a FIXED party. The Skatalites, Organically Good Trio @ Brooklyn Bowl Jamaican ska vets The Skatalites - who still have '60s-era vocalist Doreen Shaffer - remain ...


  10. The Music Diaries | Grounation explores mento's influence on local musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... singer Jackie Opel added to the drama with, Push Wood In The Fire . With its sexually oriented lyrics and the Skatalites band at full blast, the recording was perhaps Opel's most popular ska hit, along with You're No Good , You're Too Bad , Turn ...


  11. Ska stalwarts The Managers return for one off show in NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Nelson Mail

    ... have covered the entire ska repertoire and even supported some of the genre's biggest bands including The Skatalites and Madness when they toured New Zealand No strangers to high profile summer festivals, The Managers have shared the stages of New ...


  12. Musical Hind-sight - 'Carry Go Bring Come' singer's children plan campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Gleaner

    ... released on the Treasure Isle label in 1969. " Travel With Love is the only album that The Wailers, The Skatalites and Justin Hinds and the Dominoes did together," Higgins, who was also part of the production team, pointed out. The album was ...


  13. a Namboa gets fitting farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    FOR 45 years, trombonist Ronald "Nambo" Robinson stood in the background supporting high-profile artistes who basked in the limelight. On Sunday, it was his time in the spotlight.


  14. Sowetoa s uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    ... produced many of the genre's greats, including trombonist Don Drummond and saxophonist Tommy McCook, both of the Skatalites. "It's like a dream come true for us to be in Kingston and even performing at the One World Ska and Rocksteady Music ...


  15. Additional scholarship in guitarist's name - VP Records'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... and another in the summer. Support come mostly from Jamaicans, Haynes said that many of them are fans of The Skatalites. "Some of the people who come, they knew my father. They saw him perform on stage with The Skatalites. There is a man who used to ...


  16. The Rudie Can't Fail night is heading to Penarth Ex-Servicemen's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Penarth Times

    ... the Rudie Can't Fail DJs have supported a number of ska and reggae legends including Toots and the Maytals, The Skatalites, Lee 'Scratch' Perry and The English Beat. Tickets are only A 3 and are available from Alley Cat on Plassey Street and Penarth ...


  17. Great music, few takersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    ... the early Jamaican sounds of ska and rocksteady with authenticity. They paid homage to The Wailers and The Skatalites. It was a pleasure for the ears. The task of closing the event went to BB Seaton and The Gaylads, and they delivered despite only a ...


  18. Nightclubs come and goRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... there was another place where the ska sound found root in a way that could not be more authentic, as The Skatalites played at the Bournemouth. The bathing club, where there is a swimming pool, is now separated from the community by Michael Manley ...


  19. Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 anuncia fecha del festival y ofertas especiales de entradasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 |

    We notice that your web browser is out-of-date. For the best experience on please consider upgrading to one of the following: We see your preferred language is English , would you like to stay on English or switch to English ? Ya estan los compradores preparandose para las ventas despues del Dia de Gracias y tambien hay algo para los amantes de los festivales.


  20. Ready, set, skaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    ... sector has adopted a kind of wait-and-see stance." The event's line-up also includes Toots and The Maytals, The Skatalites, Soweto Ska Band from Spain, Leroy Sibbles, BB Seaton and The Gaylads, U Roy, Derrick Morgan, Stranger Cole, Lloyd Parks and ...