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  Topic: Ian Botham
Harry

Replies: 2
Views: 147

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:55 pm   Subject: Ian Botham
Even if cricket is not your thing you might enjoy this documentary about: The Legend of 1981. Its got a great soundtrack and contributions from Stephen Fry and Mick Jagger...
https://www.youtube.com/ ...
  Topic: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Harry

Replies: 6
Views: 1392

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:48 pm   Subject: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Good article, Harry.

Young British people today will probably be far less in thrall to figures like Winston Churchill - that is, if they even know him. The only exception would be on occasions of ...
  Topic: Silly Games
Harry

Replies: 6
Views: 461

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:49 pm   Subject: Silly Games
Terry's favourite lyricist Leonard Cohen has a line about it's only when something cracks that the light can get through. (Meaning the best songs, paintings, films all have a few happy accidents and b ...
  Topic: Silly Games
Harry

Replies: 6
Views: 461

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: Silly Games
I was listening to an old compilation album yesterday and this track came on.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCVR5XR04Mo
I love Janet Kay's vocal but it's also the arrangement and production that m ...
  Topic: Disappointed
Harry

Replies: 4
Views: 626

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:39 am   Subject: Disappointed
There were the Cathedral shows, the free magazine, Ranking Roger's book, Nev getting his honours etc
I get the feeling there's more to come
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1154

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:51 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
Any more to spare Harry? Just sent you a PM.
Yes, I can post you one tomorrow
  Topic: Congratulations to Doctor Staple
Harry

Replies: 1
Views: 567

PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:27 am   Subject: Congratulations to Doctor Staple
Just announced... in recognition to his 40 years of being special, rude boy
Neville Staple is to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Arden university on 10th July 2019, at Coventry Cathedral.
  Topic: Nev + Jerry in Weston Super Mare Sat 22nd June
Harry

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:21 am   Subject: Nev + Jerry in Weston Super Mare Sat 22nd June
Nev + Sugary + Neol + Jerry =
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwqqJZ_NnaA&fbclid=IwAR0kfQi2K5iDKWs8pJJLYle8zX98R0A6DVvzw28sLMlnriMB0pXj-x1BS0g
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1154

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:17 am   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
Cheers Harry

I'll try another go at a pm Smile

Jim

It worked this time. I'll put it in the post to you this afternoon.
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1154

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:58 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
Hi Jim,
I got a message from Harry in Belfast and have put a mag in the post to him (which he'll probably get Tuesday morning) but I haven't received anything from you.
Try sending a message with yo ...
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1154

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:24 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
If you send me a personal message with your snail mail address and I'll post one to you.
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1154

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:11 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
I was impressed with the 2-Tone Central / Pete Chambers publication. Did anyone else pick one up?
Once again I read Jerry has got something planned - I guess something is about to be released - I won ...
  Topic: The Specials / Ghost Town, Chalkie Davies 1981
Harry

Replies: 19
Views: 6057

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:31 am   Subject: The Specials / Ghost Town, Chalkie Davies 1981
It was a shame in the 90s when bands dressed down rather than up. Oasis, Coldplay, Ocean Colour Scene etc always dressed in a dull way.
I think The Specials (with Jerry on board) was more of an art s ...
  Topic: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
Harry

Replies: 6
Views: 1099

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:38 am   Subject: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
It would be great if you could buy a DVD or see a film of the original line-up of the band live in concert.
Today is Paul McCartney's 77th birthday. This clip is from a charity concert McCartney help ...
  Topic: Pama International soul album
Harry

Replies: 2
Views: 713

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: Pama International soul album
I like your version of You Are So Beautiful To Me. I think it's a good arrangement and I love that Steve Cropper style of guitar playing. Hope your album does well. Some of the songs would be perfect ...
  Topic: Jerry tonight in South London
Harry

Replies: 3
Views: 1119

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 1:15 pm   Subject: Jerry tonight in South London
It would be great if Jerry collaborated with Madness. Maybe a cover of a song by The Beat backed by a new track.
I know Jerry worked with them on Yesterday's Men and a few tracks from The Madness alb ...
  Topic: Jerry tonight in South London
Harry

Replies: 3
Views: 1119

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 6:28 am   Subject: Jerry tonight in South London
To celebrate Jerry recently turning 64 PLUS the 40th anniversary of 2-tone there's a special event happening at the Portico Gallery in S.E.27 tonight featuring guest DJs and food made by a winner of M ...
  Topic: Uncut's 2-Tone Archive / Classic Pop Jerry interview
Harry

Replies: 2
Views: 1546

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Uncut's 2-Tone Archive / Classic Pop Jerry interview
I just bought the £9 "40th Anniversary of 2-Tone publication" - it's a bit of a slim volume but there are lots of good bits.
The new issue of Classic Pop also has a 40 years of 2-tone feature. Jerry ...
  Topic: Craig Charles interviews Terry Hall
Harry

Replies: 1
Views: 1545

PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:05 pm   Subject: Craig Charles interviews Terry Hall
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbkx7Pi4Di4
Terry raves about UB40 and Dexys. Talks about the friendly rivalry between Madness and Specials, re-recording Lunatics, launching Banarama, "Jerry wasn't t ...
  Topic: Long interview and lots of photos in Fantastic Man magazine
Harry

Replies: 0
Views: 1622

PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:27 pm   Subject: Long interview and lots of photos in Fantastic Man magazine
Lots of photos of Terry and his son Felix appear in the new issue of Fantastic Man mgazine. The interview is with Mojo magazine contributor Pete Paphides (who is also husband of Catlin Moran). Paphide ...
 
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