RUDIE GETS PLENTY * SPANISHTONIANS * PYRAMID 6018 * UK
Really belonging in a sub genre of its own is 'Rude Buy' music; songs and singers that were related to 'Rude Boys'. Rude Boys, or Rudies, were some of the youth and young men, predominantly, found in and around the ghettos of Kingston, who, by and large, held a position of anarchy toward the established order of things. The movement lasted for a period during the 1960s, and while it never had an actual musical beat, like Ska or Rock Steady, associated with it, it was certainly a creative force within Jamaican music.
See also Rude Boy Gone To Jail and Don't Throw Stones
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