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Miami's Ten Best Ska Bands of All Time

The Sunshine State was a breeding ground for some pretty cool ska acts in the '90s. You would almost think the state invented the genre.

Maybe it is our proximity to the Caribbean and a large presence of Jamaicans that made the feat possible. Who knows? The reggaefied punk trend at least gave many band geeks a chance to show off some chops and prove to their parents that second-chair trombone was OK.

Here are Miami's 10 best ska bands of all time.

See also: Miami's 20 Best Punk Bands of All Time

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