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  Topic: Taking the Specials out 'again' without Jerry and Neville
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 27
Views: 11170

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:29 am   Subject: Taking the Specials out 'again' without Jerry and Neville
Haven't seen any gigs without Neville but I think the band should start a new chapter by releasing new material.
  Topic: The Specials / LP & CD (Art Vinyl) 2011
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 7
Views: 3548

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:02 am   Subject: The Specials / LP & CD (Art Vinyl) 2011
Did this really come out in 2011?, forgot i had this so iv'e uploaded a photo on my 2 Tone Collection FB page.
Cheers for reminding me Sugarman!

https://www.facebook.com/2ToneCollection?ref=tn_tnm ...
  Topic: Does anyone like any new things made by The Specials?
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 26
Views: 11930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:34 am   Subject: Does anyone like any new things made by The Specials?
I'm with Willo. It would be a joy to hear another Terry Hall effort - not a collaboration - another Home or Laugh. Both of those albums were neglected in the press due to Terry's waning stature in the ...
  Topic: NME unkind Hyde park words
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 85
Views: 22391

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:33 pm   Subject: Re: NME unkind Hyde park words

I am nearly 18 years old and quite a number of teenagers who love/respect/admire The Specials. One girl (who no longer goes to my school) found The Specials via V Fest in 2009. She was hooked.

Do ...
  Topic: NME unkind Hyde park words
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 85
Views: 22391

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:33 pm   Subject: Re: NME unkind Hyde park words

I am nearly 18 years old and quite a number of teenagers who love/respect/admire The Specials. One girl (who no longer goes to my school) found The Specials via V Fest in 2009. She was hooked.

Do ...
  Topic: NME unkind Hyde park words
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 85
Views: 22391

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: NME unkind Hyde park words
In the Blur review the writer warns the band what can happen to reformed bands with criticism of New Orders performance and these words - " The Specials are tight and punchy". " They're still a one di ...
  Topic: Hyde Park Full Set Audio
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 18
Views: 6188

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 1:12 am   Subject: Hyde Park Full Set Audio
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-TM3ezMGrR90/UCqRo1ymqsI/AAAAAAAAAio/1tpf7IHMA1M/s400/chariots.jpg
for those that want it Very Happy
download link
http://www.mediafire.com/?j92y8mqjagt4ad7

Do you have a bigger ...
  Topic: Hyde Park Full Set Audio
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 18
Views: 6188

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:42 pm   Subject: Hyde Park Full Set Audio
Has anyone ripped the audio yet? I would love to get this on my iPod.
  Topic: The Specials Hyde Park
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 5
Views: 2832

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:16 am   Subject: The Specials Hyde Park
Brilliant photos - thanks for sharing.

If only EMI had waited, they could have used these for that live album!
  Topic: BOXED SET OF TOUR.
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 17
Views: 14691

PostForum: Abbey Road Live Here Now/ The Specials LIVE recordings 2011   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:02 pm   Subject: BOXED SET OF TOUR.
What is happening with this, anyone know?

It would make the perfect Xmas gift.

P.S. I've already got the superb EMI release, "More... Or Less The Specials Live".
  Topic: Bad Manners / Sheffield 14/07/12 (Great Picture & Sound)
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 12
Views: 3538

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:54 pm   Subject: Bad Manners / Sheffield 14/07/12 (Great Picture & Sound)
Buster seems to be the only one who has bothered to dress up for the occasion. Oh dear!
  Topic: The Specials / Fuji Rock Festival Japan July 2012
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 1
Views: 2802

PostForum: 30th & beyond Anniversary Tour Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:58 am   Subject: The Specials / Fuji Rock Festival Japan July 2012
It looks like The Specials are playing Fuji Rock this summer. They've been added to the Friday (27/7).

http://www.smash-uk.com/frf12/lineup.html

Here's a snatch of the press release:
"Ska danc ...
  Topic: The Specials / Roots & Rock Festival, Singapore 30/03/12
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 6
Views: 2343

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:45 am   Subject: The Specials / Roots & Rock Festival, Singapore 30/03/12
I'm not sure what (And then there were five???) means ? Roddy's U.S. Tour finishes in early March. The Rock & Roots Gig isn't until the 30th of March Confused

I think the suggestion is that Roddy ...
  Topic: The Specials / Roots & Rock Festival, Singapore 30/03/12
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 6
Views: 2343

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:09 am   Subject: The Specials / Roots & Rock Festival, Singapore 30/03/12
Tickets are on sale now for OSBC cardholders. Those who are not an OCBC customer has to wait til early February.

You'll be seeing me there!!

...And then there were 5.

Where's the official con ...
  Topic: Returning to Oz
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 9
Views: 2737

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:12 am   Subject: Returning to Oz
So much for resting and doing nothing in 2012 then Shocked

Terry hinted at returning to Australia and Japan in an interview last month.

I hope The Specials really capitalise on their burgeoning ...
  Topic: Returning to Oz
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 9
Views: 2737

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:14 am   Subject: Returning to Oz
The Specials are on the bill for Bryon Bay Bluesfest, Australia.

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  Topic: A toughy for Mike and Paul
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 17
Views: 4778

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:55 am   Subject: A toughy for Mike and Paul
Have they earned more in the last three years than they have in the previous 30 years. (I suspect their pension pot is looking more like a bankers or teachers than it does mine!)

I hope they have. ...
  Topic: THE SPECIALS2 DOWNLOAD ALBUM "SPECIALIZED"- COMING
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 144
Views: 39188

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:29 pm   Subject: THE SPECIALS2 DOWNLOAD ALBUM "SPECIALIZED"- COMING
The Specials2.com charity download album will be immense. Amongst many others we have King Hammond, Stone Foundation, By The Rivers, The Rough Kutz, Orange St, Bluebird Parade, Imani Hekima, Venous Re ...
  Topic: THE SPECIALS.
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 13
Views: 4538

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:27 pm   Subject: THE SPECIALS.
They're a smart bunch i very much doubt any of them would want to carry on without something new to offer.

I wouldn't like to see them scraping the barrel for old songs and i don't think they would ...
  Topic: Braggin and trying not to lie
DIRTYHARRY

Replies: 21
Views: 6727

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:23 pm   Subject: Braggin and trying not to lie
Why was the track billed as 'Roddy Radiation & The Specials' when Concrete Jungle did not receive the same treatment?
 
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