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The Skatalites

The Skatalites has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 34 episodes and was first played on 6 May 2013.

The Skatalites are a Jamaican music group that played a major role in popularising ska, the first truly Jamaican music created by fusing boogie-woogie blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, mento, calypso, and African rhythms. They recorded many of their best known songs, including Guns of Navarone, in the period between 1964 and 1965, as well as played on records by Prince Buster and many other Jamaican artists.

The founding members of the group were Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, Lloyd Brevett, Lloyd Knibb, Lester Sterling,…

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Fugitive Dub Mix 2
King Tubby, The Skatalites
Archive Recordings2014
Fugitive Dub Mix 2
King Tubby, The SkatalitesArchive Recordings2014
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Dick Tracy
The Skatalites
Island Records1965
Dick Tracy
The SkatalitesIsland Records1965
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Killer Diller
Jackie Mittoo, The Skatalites
C And N Records0
Killer Diller
Jackie Mittoo, The SkatalitesC And N Records0
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Freedom Sound
The Skatalites
United Sound Records2015
Freedom Sound
The SkatalitesUnited Sound Records2015
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Fugitive Dub
The Skatalites, King Tubby
Motion Records2003
Fugitive Dub
The Skatalites, King TubbyMotion Records2003
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Sealing Dub
The Skatalites
Motion Records2001
Sealing Dub
The SkatalitesMotion Records2001
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Tuff Talk
The Ska-talites feat. Roland Alphonso
Tuneico Records0
Tuff Talk
The Ska-talites feat. Roland AlphonsoTuneico Records0
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Marcus Garvey
Delroy 'Bongoman' Byfield, The Skatalites
Soul Jazz Records2017
Marcus Garvey
Delroy 'Bongoman' Byfield, The SkatalitesSoul Jazz Records2017
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Cleopatra
Don Drummond, The Skatalites
Coxsone Records0
Cleopatra
Don Drummond, The SkatalitesCoxsone Records0
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Man In The Street
Don Drummond, The Skatalites
Studio One1964
Man In The Street
Don Drummond, The SkatalitesStudio One1964
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