1960s Jamaican Music (Archival footage)

1960s Jamaican Music (Archival footage)

A steel drum band play calypso music and accompany the limbo, performing at a resort for tourists. Jamaican musicians, drummers, singers, dancers, perform during a concert for Haile Selassie (Selassie not seen.) Ska, early reggae performances at a night club, lots of young black men and women dancing. Prince Buster performs “Wash Wash”Jimmy Cliff performs “King of Kings” Stranger Cole performs “Rough and Tough” The Maytals perform “Treat Me Bad” the Charmers perform “Oh Marie” Home movie footage of the Skatalites performing at a parade in Jamaica.

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