Zubaba was just one of the names used by British ska/reggae band Symarip before they settled on their famous moniker. The group had been known as The Bees, The Pyramids and Seven Letters.
They were one of the first bands to actively target a skinhead audience with tunes like Skinhead Moonstomp and Skinhead Girl.
The Specials covered Skinhead Moonstomp on their 1980 The Special AKA Live! EP.
Z is also for… ZZ Top! Okay, this is a bit tenuous but finding another ska related ‘Z’ was a tough call. So, here goes… Billy Gibbons of the ‘Top is a big fan of 2 Tone band The Selecter. Fact.
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