Yard Beat

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The individual members of Yard Beat have an extensive history in Jamaican ska-reggae dating to the 1960s. Multi-instrumentalists Dwight Pinkney and Carl Ayton formed Yard Beat after spending a number of years working as a backing band for the likes of Bunny Wailer, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Barrington Levy, and Prince Far I. Accompanied by trumpeter Bobby Ellis -- who previously worked for Bob Marley and Tommy McCook -- the three-piece took their efforts of '60s Jamaican ska... Read more

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