... And then, in the early 60’s, Ska. A new industry made its entry on the Jamaican entertainment scene: The Sound Systems. And a new profession: The Sound System Man.
The Pioneers: Long shot kick the bucket. From the LP "The King Kong
Compilation", Island Records, 1981. Produced by Leslie Kong.
An important vocal trio from the late 60's, the Pioneers made it to the
UK charts in 1969 with this one. The song's title refers to a Jamaican race
horse, Long Shot, that died during a race in 1969.