Legendary Studio One session musician Ernest Ranglin has played with all the great reggae names from Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley to The Skatalites and Prince Buster. He’s been quoted as saying “ska was done by two of us, me and Coxsone”. He played guitar on Millie Small’s 1962 classic “My boy lollipop” as well as a host of other classic ska and reggae songs, so his musical CV is impressive to say the least.
He’s a sprightly 79 with a tight backing band behind him anchored by great drum and bass playing. With albums going back to 1958, he’s got plenty of material to draw on, so I’d like to have known the titles of some of the tunes he played. Great to dance to, it was a polished performance from an old school veteran.