[Ads-l] Slight Antedating of "Ska"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Feb 18 19:33:35 UTC 2015


ska (OED 17 Mar. 1964)

1964 _Melody Maker_ 14 Mar. 5 (ProQuest)  MET the original Blue Beat man this week -- Chris Blackwell, owner of Island Records, who recorded the first titles in Jamaica when it was called "ska" music.

Fred Shapiro

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