Rosco Gordon

    Rosco Gordon

    • Rosco Gordon
    Rosco Gordon

    Rosco Gordon

    • Rosco Gordon

    Rosco Gordon

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        Rosco Gordon was best known for being one of the progenitors of a slightly shambolic, loping style of piano shuffle called "Rosco's Rhythm." The basic elements of this sound were further developed after Jamaican musicians got a hold of 45s Gordon recorded in the early '50s -- which were not available to Jamaicans until 1959 -- and created ska, which took its name for the sound of this particular shuffle as it sounded being played on an electric guitar (ska-ska-ska). No less an ... Read more

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