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February 25, 1998 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lloyd Knibb says he opened a newspaper recently and discovered that he and his bandmates in the Skatalites have 700 grandchildren living in the United States. The Skatalites were prolific during their brief initial run in the mid-1960s, but the Jamaican band's vast progeny was begotten through sonic, not biological, means. Ska music originated with the Skatalites, circa 1963-64, and now ska is everywhere. "We have about 700 ska bands in the United States all over, it came out in the paper.
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February 25, 1998 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lloyd Knibb says he opened a newspaper recently and discovered that he and his bandmates in the Skatalites have 700 grandchildren living in the United States. The Skatalites were prolific during their brief initial run in the mid-1960s, but the Jamaican band's vast progeny was begotten through sonic, not biological, means. Ska music originated with the Skatalites, circa 1963-64, and now ska is everywhere. "We have about 700 ska bands in the United States all over, it came out in the paper.
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