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blue beat

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Definition of blue beat in English:

noun

Another term for ska.
Example sentences
  • At one point this bizarrely mutates into a blue beat version of the song, which serves to underline 60s British rock's debt to black music of all forms.
  • The warehouse was the centre of all the activity and housed a jukebox which the band members had packed full with ska, blue beat, R & B, and rock 'n' roll.

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