A new book titled Ska Boom! An American Ska & Reggae Oral History will be available on July 4, 2021. Authored by Marc Wasserman and to publishi via DiWulf Publishing House, the book collects anecdotes and history from The Shakers to The Specials to 3rd Wave ska in the 1990s in more than 400 pages.
Interviewees include members of The Untouchables (Los Angeles), Bim Skala Bim (Boston), The Toasters (New York), The Uptones (Berkeley, CA), The Scofflaws (Long Island, NY), Mephiskapheles (New York), and more.
Pre-orders will come with a 1980s collection curated by DJ Chuck Wren (Jump Up Records).