Related Information for Laurel Aitken Laurel Aitken (April 22, 1927-July 17, 2005) became famous as one of the originators of Jamaican ska music in the late 1950s.Aitken was born as Lorenzo Aitken in Cuba, and is the brother of singer Bobby Aitken. He moved to England in the 1960s, and had a loyal following among Skinheads and other ska fans. He had massive hits in the 1950s through 1970s, while recording for Blue Beat Records, Pama Records and Trojan Records. He recorded one of the earliest ska records, the double A-sided Bo.. read more