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The Natives

There are three artists with this name
1. An americana band from the United States
2. A reggae band from Jamaica
3. A former indie rock band from the United Kingdom (1) The Natives are a five-piece Americana band based in Bloomington, IN. Their debut album "My Song Is Gonna Set Me Free" can be downloaded for free from their website: http://thenativesband.com
(2)The Natives are a Reggae band off of the Trojan label based in Kingston, Jamaica. "You You" being one of their most notable songs which was featured on the TROJAN ROCKSTEADY BOX SET.

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U Roy

U Roy AKA Ewart Beckford, Hugh Roy. Born in 1942, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. began as a sound system DJ in 1961, spinning records for the Doctor Dickies set, later known as Dickies Dynamic, in such well-known Jamaican venues as Victoria Pier, Foresters Hall and Emmett Park. His inspiration was the DJ Winston Count Machuki, who worked for Coxsone Dodd and subsequently on Prince Buster's Voice Of The People sound system.

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Pama International

introducing PAMA INTERNATIONAL
featuring members from Bentley Rhythm Ace, PWEI, The Selecter, Galliano, The Specials & more. 60s Soul, 70s Reggae & 21st century commentary...Stax meets King Tubby UPTOWN!. Pama Intl have released 5 critically acclaimed albums, recorded 2 Radio One Sessions and played triumphant sets at Glastonbury, Womad, Respect, Wickerman, Bestival, Beautiful Days and many more festivals.

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Pioneers

The Pioneers were a vocal trio that was instrumental in the beginnings of Ska and the worldwide popularising of Jamaican music The Pioneers were one of the first Jamaican bands to achieve international chart success. They attracted a large audience in the U.K., mainly within the large skinhead scene brewing in the late 1960s. Their influence was directly felt in many of the Ska Revival bands on the Two-Tone Label, including The Specials, who covered "Long Shot (Kick de Bucket)", and The English Beat, who covered "Jackpot".

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The Clan

The Clan (formerly The Barefoot Clan), started as a blues/psychedelic rock trio who later incorporated more hardcore punk and doom influences into their music. They don't take themselves too seriously. They are based in Trivandrum, India and were formed in late 2009. Since formation the group has maintained the same line up.

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Skambomambo

Skambomambo is led by Maltese frontman Don Mario boosted by the SkamboMob based in Szczecin, Poland.Skambomambo fuses its own original brand of Ska with other genres like rock, pop, punk, funk and so one as the various members of the SkamboMob have a wide gigging past and this inspires the Ska Made in Pol-Ska as presented by SKAMBOMAMBO.

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Dennis Alcapone

Dennis Alcapone (born Dennis Smith on August 6, 1947 in Clarendon, Jamaica) is a reggae DJ and producer. Smith initially trained as a welder and worked for the Jamaica Public Services. Inspired by the big sound systems that he had visited in his youth such as those run by Duke Reid, Coxsone Dodd and Prince Buster, and particularly King Tubby's Hi-Fi, which featured the DJ U-Roy, and the Kentone sound system featuring DJ Pamapdo, Smith teamed up with two friends to set up his own "El Paso" sound system in the late 1960s.

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The Pioneers

The Pioneers, are an important Jamaican reggae band formed in the late 60's, known internationally for songs such as "Long Shot Kick De Bucket" and "Starvation". They had a strong following among British skinheads. Their cover of Jimmy Cliff's 'Let your yeah be yeah' reached #5 in the UK charts in 1971. They split up in the mid-80's to do solo work, but still get together. Further reference: www.pioneersreggaegroup.com

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