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23min of Ska : May Mix Tape : the ’80s : Side B (part 1)

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And here we are, kicking off the second side of this virtual 90min ’80s ska mix tape. Here’s a lot more familiar bands for current ska listeners, heck some of these bands are still together and out there playing great music to anyone who cares to listen! On that note, I’d like to thank you for listening as well, all ya’ll are the best!

00:00 – the Toasters – Pool Shark (Skaboom! ’87)
03:41 – Bette Bright – Hello I am Your Heart (the Rhythm Breaks the Ice ’81)
06:40 – Ak Band – Pink Slippers (Pink Slippers / Skegaway ’80)
09:08 – Casino Royale – Someone Says (Soul of Ska ’88)
14:08 – Madness – Cardiac Arrest (Seven ’85)
16:46 – the Untouchables – Mandingo (Wild Child ’85)
19:55 – Mark Foggo’s Skasters – Lucky to be Alive (Ska Pig ’89)

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