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  Topic: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Harry

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:12 pm   Subject: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
You want to be like "the drum who sings when beaten and the owl who hoots in the night" so why post right wing propaganda from Rebel News?

In a previous post you said, "When a person assists someon ...
  Topic: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Harry

Replies: 26
Views: 7096

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:10 am   Subject: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
I watched the video from beginning to end. And I looked into Rebel News and saw their other reports. You like this video because it tells you what you want to hear. Rebel News don't let us see footage ...
  Topic: Garry Bushell interviews Nev Staple
Harry

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PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:56 am   Subject: Garry Bushell interviews Nev Staple
This is an interesting interview that appeared in The yesterday's Express newspaper.
Nev has obviously been through a lot. It's great that he is still making new music.
https://www.pressreader.com/u ...
  Topic: Eddie Pillar Mod Revival Box Set
Harry

Replies: 18
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:45 pm   Subject: Eddie Pillar Mod Revival Box Set
The sax player of The Akrylykz was Roland Gift (later of Fine Young Cannibals)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DubHLW9S4GA
  Topic: 2 Tone Album Box Set
Harry

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:06 am   Subject: 2 Tone Album Box Set
https://www.modculture.co.uk/2-tone-albums-cd-box-set/?fbclid=IwAR0Ni6Ps4oow9FOzf7O9r9rjqij0VU-T4qF83BDQV3Zm9ZYGyNOhmu5fG-Q

Unless there are a few bonus tracks being released for the first time I c ...
  Topic: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Harry

Replies: 26
Views: 7096

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:35 am   Subject: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
A while ago when we were discussing Douglas Murray's 'Madness of Crowds' I recommended a book called, "Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race" by Reni Eddo-Lodge.
The book came out 5 y ...
  Topic: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Harry

Replies: 26
Views: 7096

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:42 pm   Subject: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Over the past month, more people saw how poisonous the woke movement is. Though having said that, they've played a few too many cards this time with their CHAZ commune, which isn't so different to Jon ...
  Topic: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Harry

Replies: 26
Views: 7096

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:10 pm   Subject: 'Why Are We Still In The Streets?' by Nicholas Payton (2014)
Hugh has the answers...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZdf_cN5WFw
  Topic: Roddy interviewed for new book on 2-Tone
Harry

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PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:22 am   Subject: Roddy interviewed for new book on 2-Tone
Mr Radiation said on Facebook he's recently been interviewed by Daniel Rachel for a new 2-tone book. Roddy posted, "Found the last part of the interview about More Specials disturbing as I usually do. ...
  Topic: The Specials - The Whisky, West Hollywood, Feb 9th, 1980
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:07 pm   Subject: The Specials - The Whisky, West Hollywood, Feb 9th, 1980
Thank you. This is brilliant.
  Topic: 70s Britain is portrayed too gloomily
Harry

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:44 pm   Subject: 70s Britain is portrayed too gloomily
I recon Orson Welles would have agreed with Imani's point about bad times being good for the richness and originality of the creativity

"In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfa ...
  Topic: John Barrow on the FB3
Harry

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:51 am   Subject: John Barrow on the FB3
A book by the sax player on Telephone Always Rings...
https://coventryobserver.co.uk/news/music-matters-john-barrow-book-sheds-light-on-newmatics-fun-boy-three-and-bad-manners/
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Harry

Replies: 29
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:08 pm   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Hi Jukeska,
I've just listened again to Maggie's Farm. I think there are great bits in it but there's kind of too much going on. The little outro after they stop singing makes me think it might have ...
  Topic: Nev in Vive Le Rock
Harry

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PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:15 pm   Subject: Nev in Vive Le Rock
Nev talks about his Lockdown song...
https://vivelerock.net/staples-corner-3/?fbclid=IwAR2u_WPvmYsYWDUnA26dJhkT6eUonhrz9m5pdr7gilpokZbsO1h3OgjGWYo
  Topic: Lynval in The Big Issue
Harry

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PostForum: Lynval Golding   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:06 pm   Subject: Lynval in The Big Issue
On Twitter lots of people are liking and re-tweeting an essay Lynval wrote for the Big Issue.
Basically he says that seeing so many people protest that Black Lives Matter has given him the hope that ...
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Harry

Replies: 29
Views: 6866

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:16 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Hope you like Terry's version of Little Things...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL6uvdPskiY
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Harry

Replies: 29
Views: 6866

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:55 pm   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?
Harry

Replies: 29
Views: 6866

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:18 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
I'd have to narrow it down to three singles: Gangsters/The Selecter, On My Radio and the Ghost Town EP.

As there was only a handful of 2 Tone singles, I'd like to broaden it to also include single ...
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Harry

Replies: 29
Views: 6866

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:54 am   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
This live version of Ronald's Farm is cool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgAOUDtmTaw
  Topic: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
Harry

Replies: 29
Views: 6866

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:56 pm   Subject: What were the Top Ten best 2-Tone Singles?
(Just out of interest) Was Maggie's Farm ever played on the radio when it was released and did they ever perform it on TV or live?
 
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