Feb 19, 2015 · Legends of Ska: Cool and Copasetic is a documentary film focusing on the sights and sounds of Jamaica during the early 1960s. As the precursor to reggae, ska is a mix of jazz, R&B, and many other styles of music which continued to make a huge impact far from the island's shores.
Mar 05, 1997 · According to Jimmy Thompson, lead singer of My Man Friday, a local ska band, Jamaican youths mixed mento, a form of calypso, and American rhythm and blues in the early 1960s. Thompson said ska ...
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With the rise of North American Soul music in the early-to-mid 1960s, the style of ska changed, and developed into Rocksteady towards the end of the decade. Both the new style of rocksteady, and the original form of ska were the main influences behind the rise of the Reggae genre in the late 1960s.
Jul 02, 2018 · A Simple Guide to American Music History. July 2, 2018. Today we’re going to discuss American music history. Obviously it’s a huge topic, so what I intend to do today is an overview-video, and fill in the blanks in more detail in future videos. We’ve done a video on the blues already, so if you’d like to dive deeper into that ...
Jul 29, 2016 · The 1960s are often considered the best decade for music in America. Folk enjoyed a political revival, yet, the British Invasion was blessedly not political. The blues bled into hard rock.
The 1960s were probably the best decade of all time for recorded music. When you look at the list of songs released during this time period, it’s a very easy argument to make. The Beatles obviously dominated the charts, but there were dozens of other musical acts that carved their own initials into the annals of immortality.