Long time Jamaican Reggae artist and one of the main headliners of this year's London Ska Festival, Rudy Mills is making a special appearance for the Montreal Ska Festival 2019. Born in Allman Town, Central Kingston, Rudy was a well-kept secret until being discovered by record producer, Derrick Harriot. Having released all of his music during the rock steady era in Jamaica, his songs “Long Story” and “John Jones” can still be found being played by young kids today. Rudy Mills has recently gone back to recording and we can listen to his first new release since 1968 “Lonely.”
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