Swinging Saxy Ska – ‘LET’S DO ROCK STEADY’ By THE BODYSNATCHERS Came Out 40 Years Ago Today

Top singles from the past…

9 October 2020

Band: The Bodysnatchers
Who: Ska band formed in London in 1979 by Nicky Summers
with the wonderful Rhoda Dakar as lead-singer. They released
two singles for the legendary 2 Tone records.
Anecdote: They were invited to play at Debbie Harry‘s birthday
party in 1979. Not many can say that.

Single: Let’s Do Rock Steady – the original, much slower,
version was by Dandy Livingstone Thompson
B-side: Ruder Than You

Released: 9 October 1980 – 40 years ago
Score: #22 in the UK

On Top Of The Pops

C’mon, shake those hips

The original

RHODA DAKAR: Facebook

 

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