Ska : an oral history (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Ska : an oral history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ska : an oral history

Author: Heather Augustyn; Cedella Marley
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book tells the story of ska music and its development from Jamaica to England, where the music took on a distinctively different tone, and finally to the rest of the world. Through the words of over 30 legendary artists, from over a decade of interviews, the story of ska music is told by those who were there"--Provided by publisher.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Augustyn; Cedella Marley
ISBN: 9780786460403 0786460407
OCLC Number: 630498209
Description: vii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Let the good times roll: Derrick Morgan, with Millicent "Patsy" Todd and Lyn Taitt --
Queen of ska: Doreen Shaffer with Lloyd Knibb, Lloyd Brevett, Roland Alphonso and Lester Sterling --
Godfather of ska: Laurel Aitken --
Passion and revival: Toots Hibbert --
Big man: Judge Dread --
Too much too young: The Specials' Roddy Radiation --
So hot you're cool: The Beat's Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger --
More than a "three minute hero": The Selector's Pauline Black with Millie Small --
Welcome to the house of fun: Le "Kix" Thompson of Madness --
Fat Bastard: Buster Bloodvessel of Bad Manners --
Melting pot.
Responsibility: Heather Augustyn ; foreword by Cedella Marley.

Abstract:

Tells the story of ska music and its development from Jamaica to England, where the music took on a distinctively different tone, and finally to the rest of the world. Through the words of legendary  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

excellent...fascinating interviews...hugely entertaining" -Trojan Records"well-researched and always interesting book" -R2 Rock 'n' Reel"groundbreaking story...worthy tribute" -Chesterton Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (423)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.