Our special guests on today’s African Rhythms are Stranger Cole and Millicent “Patsy ” Todd, creators of some of the most unforgettable songs during the original Jamaican Ska era, along with session musician extraordinaire and Mento and Ska expert Phil Chen. Listen: http://ow.ly/EctV3009olC via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul. Cariba Days Tropical Music & Movie Fest
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Musical nods to the James Brown and Fela Kuti films currently in theaters, a new song from Somi, a salute to Jamaican Independence Day, and much more awaits you on today’s edition of African Rhythms — http://kfai.org/african-rhythms/playlists/20140807 — via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.
It was the Steady Rock Sound System takeover of Balkan Jamboree on KFAI tonight, venturing from pre-ska mento and jump blues to ska, rock steady, roots and dub; courtesy of yours truly and General Moses. The show is available as an MP3 stream for two weeks at the KFAI site, playlist is also there and here…
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The Legends Of Ska website has upgraded its film trailer page. Click the link for great hi-def mini-docs on Stranger Cole, Patsy Todd, and the Singers and Players from the Legends Of Ska concerts (which also featured Alton Ellis, Derrick Morgan, Prince Buster, Derrick Harriott, Lord Creator, Owen Gray, and in the words of King Stitt, “a host of others”). (You’ll need QuickTime Player to view – a free download if you don’t already have it.)