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Review: No Doubt's confident return at the Gibson Amphitheatre
In the mid-1990s, a curious sound infiltrated mainstream pop music: ska, the swingin’, pre-reggae dance style born in 1960s Jamaica. It was an odd turn at the tail end of the grunge era, and mirrored the rise of the late '70s British groups the Specials, Madness, the English Beat and the Selecter when they stormed British charts after the first wave of punk.
By Randall Roberts
November 25, 2012