Rhoda Dakar

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Tears You Can't Hide
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Rhoda Dakar played an important part in the shaping of a woman's role in ska. The lead vocalist and chief songwriter for the all-female, London-based rocksteady band the Bodysnatchers, Dakar recorded several singles on the 2-Tone label founded by Specials leader Jerry Dammers. "Let's Do the Rock Steady" reached the 18th position on the Billboard charts in 1980. Following the demise of the Bodysnatchers in 1981, Dakar remained active as a vocalist. After performing on the Special... Read more

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