As part of my ongoing quest to document the origins of the American ska and reggae scene of the mid- and late 1980’s, I am profiling key musicians and bands who played an important part in giving birth to a uniquely American ska and reggae sound.… Read More
Marc is the co-founder of Tribly Records, a boutique ska and reggae label who put's an on fairness, honesty and good music. After discovering the New York ska scene of the mid-80's, Marc started the first ska/reggae band from New Jersey called Bigger Thomas. Marc also writes a popular blog about ska music called Marco On The Bass.
Ranking Roger & Blue Riddim Band Collaborate On “Nancy Reagan” – The Story Behind An Overlooked Protest Song Of The 80’s
During the 1980’s in the U.S., alternative music continued to be a strong voice of protest against President Ronald Reagan and his policies. Perhaps the catchiest song to poke fun of the Reagan’s came from the Blue Riddim Band, an American reggae band, who wrote and recorded… Read More