Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation (Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture)

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Ska music, often recognized as the precursor to reggae, originated in Jamaica in the 1950s, achieved worldwide popularity in the '70s and '80s, and remains influential today. This book thoroughly covers the history of the bouncing rhythms of ska, with an eye toward the social and political undertones of the music. Augustyn has done a remarkable job with the narrative and shows that she has a keen sense of what ska is really all about. The volume includes a time line, a section of references and resources, and an index. Recommended for most academic and public music collections. Booklist Ska: The Rhythm Of Liberation is a very serious study of the upbeat, rhythm-based music that was born in Jamaica. While other books have been written about the "2 Tone" movement that took place in England in the late '70's, this is a much deeper, fact finding volume that traces ska's roots back to slavery...This painstakingly researched work deserves not only attention but a seeking out by anyone who has an affinity and love of ska or a true musicologist. Popdose Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation belongs in any popular music history collection and considers the genre of ska and its evolution from Afro-Caribbean roots to England and the U.S. Ska holds the roots of reggae, punk, and pop music to its credit, and here is a history of these roots, from ska's first emergence in Jamaica as a fusion form to its evolution as a genre connecting countries. Ska reflected and exposed social issues and it promoted unity: Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation discusses important connections in the process of showing how ska is linked to social issues. As such, it's a recommendation for music and social issues shelves alike! Midwest Book Review

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Ska: The Rhythm Of Liberation is a very serious study of the upbeat, rhythm-based music that was born in Jamaica. While other books have been written about the "2 Tone" movement that took place in England in the late '70's, this is a much deeper, fact finding volume that traces ska's roots back to slavery...This painstakingly researched work deserves not only attention but a seeking out by anyone who has an affinity and love of ska or a true musicologist. Popdose

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