10 Ska-Inspired Songs From The ’80s & ’90s

It’s NO REPEAT 93.1 Jack FM’s BACKYARD BBQ! Every day we play a new song, you be Caller 13 at 1(866) 931-JACK. If you win, you get some tasty things to grill plus the gas grill! Today’s song is “Our House” by Madness.

Listening to the quintessential ’80s tune reminded us of all the ska-ish, ska-inspired, or straight-up actually ska bands from the ’80s and ’90s. The trend was huge, especially in the Southern California area.

Here’s a list of some of our Top 10 favorite Ska-inspired songs from the ’80s and ’90s. Are we missing any?

“Our House”-Madness

“The Impression That I Get”-The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

“Ghost Town”-The Specials

“Time Bomb”-Rancid

“Party At Ground Zero”-Fishbone

“Sell-Out”-Reel Big Fish


“Spiderwebs”-No Doubt

“Mirror In The Bathroom”-The Beat

“The World Is New”-Save Ferris

–Nadia Noir, CBS Radio Los Angeles


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