The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones were a ska-core band from Boston, Massachusetts, United States (Bosstones
is a play on Boston). They are credited with creating the ska-core genre, a form of music that mixes, to
various degrees, elements of modern third-wave ska along with hardcore punk, jazz, and other influences.
Their current lineup is Dicky Barrett (vocals), Joe Gittleman (bass), Lawrence Katz (guitar), Ben Carr (dancer,
"Bosstone"), Joe Sirois (drums), Timothy "Johnny Vegas" Burton (saxophone), Kevin Leaner (saxophone) and
Chris Rhodes (trombone) Formed in 1985, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones started playing in Boston clubs in