Bands/Musicians Caribbean Ska Bands List

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List of Caribbean ska bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as ska solo artists from Caribbean are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Caribbean music that you've never heard before. The ska bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Caribbean. If you think the best Caribbean ska band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

These bands, like Jimmy Cliff and Lee “Scratch” Perry include images when available.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular ska bands from Caribbean?" and "Which ska bands started in Caribbean?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Jimmy Cliff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae

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Lee “Scratch” Perry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Bob Marley & The Wailers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Toots & the Maytals is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Toots Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Calle 13 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Hip hop music, Urban contemporary, Alternative hip hop

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The Skatalites is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Ken Boothe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Winston Grennan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Rock music, Reggae

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Coxsone Dodd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Millie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Blue Beat, Ska, Reggae

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The Wailers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Pop music, Ska, Rock music

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Jackie Mittoo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Alaine Laughton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Dancehall, Ska, Reggae

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Count Matchuki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List

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Derrick Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Blue Beat, Ska, Reggae

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Glen Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Tommy McCook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Simpleton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List

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Easy Star All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Ska, Reggae, Dub

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Everett Morton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Caribbean Ska Bands List
Everett Morton Ska, Rock music