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Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Road To The Throwdown Documentary

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One of my favourite_ever ska bands, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, has reunited and begun touring again. I found this cool six-part documentary Road To The Throwdown that documents their 5 night reunion party between Christmas and New Years 2007.

I had a fun little musical journey yesterday morning. I had talked with a consulting client about music for a video and I had said that I thought ska was a perfect soundtrack. He didn't know what ska was so I was trying to give him some Top 40 examples such as "The Impression That I Get" from the Bosstones and "Mirror In The Bathroom" from the English Beat. I left out Gwen Stephani & No Doubt - I'm never too sure if their ska roots show through enough.

Never too sure how you feel about ska? Try out these links:

Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The English Beat

Montreal's Planet Smashers

*** My all-time favourite: Me, Mom & Morgentaler :

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I posted the story of Road To The Throwdown on Digg. You can Digg it - [Click Here]

Any other Top 40 Ska songs I'm missing? Leave me a note in the comments.