Song Of The Day – Remembering Lloyd Brevett

Lloyd Brevett

Lloyd Brevett (Photo credit: rudijamikko)

Lloyd Brevett, a founding member of The Skatalites, passed away on May 3 in Jamaica.  He was 80.  With the band, he played double bass and also produced 2 of their albums.   Ska was his passion, and he traveled the world playing his music with the band.  The attached is a live version of “Peanut Vendor”.  As I always say, live music is the best way to listen to anyone, and this song will take you deep into summer.

Peanut Vendor

Trivia Question of the Day

Who was the first musical guest on Saturday Night Live?

The last Question answered

Q. Who was the first American pop band to tour the Soviet Union?

A. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Fishin’ In The Dark

About John

I enjoy travel, sports, music and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of music and travel posts and a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Canuck.

Posted on June 27, 2012, in General, Live Music, Remembering and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Hi,
    The first video, Fantastic. 🙂
    The second video, Wow, I haven’t heard of them before, but what a fantastic voice, and a great tune as well.

  2. You and your tough trivia questions! I haven’t gotten one right this month…

  3. AgrippingLife

    Not in a million years would I have guessed the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band! haha! I was thinking Beach Boys! Haha!

  4. I am going to be looking up a lot more Skatalites.

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