Gr8 article on Jimmy Scott @ Marco On The Bass’s blog

The Life & Times of Jimmy Scott: From Inspiring The Beatles ‘Ob La Di Ob La Da’ to Playing Percussion With Bad Manners

A most exskallent read. For the record, I like O Bla Di! What’s not to love? Some people just gotta hate on pop. Beatles did exactly one ska song in their career, they did it well, and it was an original and a great tribute at a time when ska music was still young. Two-Tone happened fully ten years later. Props, babies. Read on and skank on.