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  Topic: The Specials - The Whisky, West Hollywood, Feb 9th, 1980
Halfy

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:18 pm   Subject: The Specials - The Whisky, West Hollywood, Feb 9th, 1980
9th Feb 1980 ...wow that was my birthday!! I turned 14... oh to go back to those days Cool

I'm relieved to hear you're 8 months older than me Chemode Very Happy
I'd go back to 1980 and happily stay there ...
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Halfy

Replies: 29
Views: 4019

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:47 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
I think of all the b-sides (by a band connected with 2-Tone before 86) the one that was the most pleasant surprise was 'Little Things' by The Colourfield. I loved hearing Terry Hall get the giggles in ...
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Halfy

Replies: 29
Views: 4019

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:10 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
In no order because it changes with mood:

Mirror In The Bathroom - The Beat
Got No Brains - Bad Manners
Drowning - The Beat
On My Radio - Selecter
Ghost Town - Specials
Embarrassment - Madness ...
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Halfy

Replies: 29
Views: 4019

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:25 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Missing Words gets my vote as best 2 Tone single by the Selecter. The Whisper might have taken that honour were it to qualify. I thought their singles from that era got stronger with each release thou ...
  Topic: Millie
Halfy

Replies: 2
Views: 944

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 9:38 am   Subject: Millie
Goodbye Millie Crying or Very sad Thanks for Lollipop Very Happy
  Topic: The Selecter
Halfy

Replies: 6
Views: 3012

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:06 am   Subject: The Selecter
I bumped into her at a gig a few years back. She was drinking a cup of tea. How refreshingly rock n roll.
  Topic: 40 years today since debut Specials LP was released
Halfy

Replies: 5
Views: 3821

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:21 am   Subject: 40 years today since debut Specials LP was released
It's growing on me Very Happy
  Topic: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
Halfy

Replies: 7
Views: 3598

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
Stage invasion reserved for 'selfiSHes' only. POA Laughing
  Topic: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
Halfy

Replies: 7
Views: 3598

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:31 am   Subject: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
Shocked Nostalgic crowd participation long before the annoying smart phone Mad
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Halfy

Replies: 20
Views: 10630

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:23 pm   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
And Kirk still fights on............ Shocked
  Topic: Silly Games
Halfy

Replies: 6
Views: 3959

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:55 am   Subject: Silly Games
Impressive improvisation. Thanks Imani for that nugget Smile
  Topic: Disappointed
Halfy

Replies: 4
Views: 2408

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:41 am   Subject: Disappointed
TOTP2 'special' at the very least BBC?
  Topic: Silly Games
Halfy

Replies: 6
Views: 3959

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:36 am   Subject: Silly Games
I will never tire of listening to this especially with the bass above acceptable Cool
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Halfy

Replies: 20
Views: 10630

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:16 am   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
I look in every now and then. I ain’t got much to say and most of what I do have is nonsense. x.

Absolute nonsense Ally Wink
  Topic: The Beat and The Selecter - 2017
Halfy

Replies: 9
Views: 7176

PostForum: Upcoming Events   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:40 am   Subject: The Beat and The Selecter - 2017
Yipeeee!!!! - It's a 2 Tone Tour - Well nearly....... Very Happy Shocked
  Topic: High and bye
Halfy

Replies: 8
Views: 7433

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:22 am   Subject: High and bye
And there was me Ally starting to get concerned about you Very Happy

As if Halfy! Laughing

Sincerity personified - me Wink Laughing
  Topic: High and bye
Halfy

Replies: 8
Views: 7433

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:22 am   Subject: High and bye
And there was me Ally starting to get concerned about you Very Happy
  Topic: Shane MacGowan hasn't had a drink for a couple of months
Halfy

Replies: 7
Views: 5941

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:20 am   Subject: Shane MacGowan hasn't had a drink for a couple of months
I have seen people so pissed that they spend the night passed out at the side of the venue. Sounds like a great night out to me Shocked Shocked

Coldplay?
  Topic: R.I.P. Prince Buster
Halfy

Replies: 13
Views: 10523

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:21 am   Subject: R.I.P. Prince Buster
He certainly made me move my feet.
R.I.P Fella.
Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Vive Le Rock Issue 38 / 2-Tone special (26/08/2016)
Halfy

Replies: 3
Views: 4245

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:06 am   Subject: Vive Le Rock Issue 38 / 2-Tone special (26/08/2016)
That looks good Cool Thanks for the heads up Sugarman Wink
 
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