2 Much 2 Young Ska tribute band from the West Midlands are an energetic two or three piece. They have years of experience playing to live crowds and are ideal for a wide selection of occasions and events.
Complete with live keyboards and two male vocalists, this tribute act will perform an authentic set of ska classics hits from the last 40 years.
Madness, Bad Manners, The Specials, The Selecter, Desmond Decker. A few new ideas will soon have the party in full swing. This ska tribute show is guaranteed to fill the dance-floor !!! 1 x 60 minute set or 2 x 45 minute sets with a break and fill in the gaps with CDs if needed.
Ska Tribute Act 2 Much 2 Young
Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006 was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with “Israelites” (1968). Other hits include “007 (Shanty Town)” (1967), “It Mek” (1969) and “You Can Get It If You Really Want” (1970). (Wikipedia)
Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The band’s name is based on the term “selector”, which is a Jamaican word for disc jockey. The band were one of the most successful ska bands of the 2 Tone era, notching up several top forty singles in the British charts. (Wikipedia)
The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry. Their music combines a “danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk’s energy and attitude”. Lyrically they present a “more focused and informed political and social stance”. (Wikipedia).
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