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Trevor McNaughton of the Melodians Dies

Trevor McNaughton, the last member of the Melodians, died on Tuesday, November 20th at the age of 77, according to the Jamaica Observer. He died of respiratory failure at the Kendrick Rehabilitation Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, according to his wife, Irene. McNaughton was the last remaining member of the Melodians’s trio. Brent Dowe died in 2006 and Trevor Brevett died

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Operation Jump Up: Jamaica’s Campaign for a National Sound published and now available on skabook.com!

My sixth book, Operation Jump Up: Jamaica’s Campaign for a National Sound has now been published and is available for sale. You can purchase it for only $20 US from my newly redesigned website, skabook.com, or Amazon worldwide. Operation Jump Up: Jamaica’s Campaign for a National Sound is the story of how ska came to America in 1964 and the