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Books about Ska by Heather Augustyn

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Chapter Excerpt from Operation Jump Up: Jamaica’s Campaign for a National Sound

The following is an excerpt from chapter six, “Dance Craze,” of Operation Jump Up: Jamaica’s Campaign for a National Sound by Heather Augustyn. This book is 200 pages of exclusive interviews, photos, archival documents, and narrative that chronicles Jamaica’s effort to bring ska to the United States, and the world, in 1964. Reggae Steady Ska’s Charles Benoit recently published an