The Skatalites

Formed May 1964.
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The Skatalites - Interview with Radcliffe and Maconie

Doreen Schaffer and Lester Sterling of ska group The Skatalites join Mark and Stuart.

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Biography

The Skatalites are a ska band from Jamaica. They played initially between 1963 and 1965, and recorded many of their best known songs in the period, including "Guns of Navarone". They also played on records by Prince Buster and backed many other Jamaican artists who recorded during that period. They reformed in 1983 and have played together ever since.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of From Paris With Love

    From Paris With Love

    Reviewed by Russell Hemstead
    Forty years after their formation, the fathers of modern Jamaican music are back with...