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Ska Covers the Hits

29 Oct

Love Theme from the Godfather (Nino Rota) – Tokyo Ska Paradise

The live version is also killer.

Maggie’s Farm (Bob Dylan) – The Specials

Tears of a Clown (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles) – The English Beat

I Should Have Known Better (The Beatles) – The Skatalites

Theme from Bonanza (Evans and Livingston) – Carlos Malcolm and The Afro Caribbean Experience

Theme from the Third Man (Anton Karas) – Granville Williams Orchestra

James Bond Theme (John Berry) – Roland Alphonso

007* (John Berry) – The Soul Brothers

Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) – Baba Brooks Band

I’m in the Mood for Ska (Frances Langford) – Lord Tnamo

Caravan (Juan Tizol for Duke Ellington) – Hepcat

* This is actually a secondary Bond theme and was featured in from From Russia with Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker.