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  Topic: Uncut's 2-Tone Archive / Classic Pop Jerry interview
Harry

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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

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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

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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 ...
  Topic: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Harry

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:05 pm   Subject: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Last Xmas my mother and I went to see the Churchill film staring Gary Oldman. I thought the film was good in parts and actually quite moving.
The film is about the best things Churchill did - this a ...
  Topic: Costello on 2-tone (Tom Watson buys rare single)
Harry

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:48 pm   Subject: Costello on 2-tone (Tom Watson buys rare single)
There was a bit in the London Evening Standard today about (deputy leader of Labour Party) Tom Watson finally getting his hands on rare the 2-Tone version of I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down. Watson ...
  Topic: Nev + Jerry in Weston Super Mare Sat 22nd June
Harry

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PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:17 am   Subject: Nev + Jerry in Weston Super Mare Sat 22nd June
The Nev Staple band (supported by The Beat Goes Bang) are performing at The Winter Gardens on Sat 22nd June - 7pm till Late. Jerry is doing 2 DJ slots. Tickets are £22.50
  Topic: Terry Hall - Laugh clear vinyl
Harry

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: Terry Hall - Laugh clear vinyl
Hi Sugarman, just out of interest do you prefer Home to Laugh? (Or Laugh to Home?)
I think both albums are worth owning and that there are 5 good songs on each.
  Topic: Ranking Roger
Harry

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:47 pm   Subject: Ranking Roger
Little interview with Everett Morton and Nev about R.R. on ITV news...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_rJ0ylG1iY
  Topic: Ranking Roger
Harry

Replies: 23
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:33 pm   Subject: Ranking Roger
Jerry Dammers was asked by NME to say a few words...
“A very sad day indeed. Roger was the youngest contributor to the British ska movement, his talent, boundless bouncing energy, humour, common sens ...
  Topic: Ranking Roger
Harry

Replies: 23
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:15 am   Subject: Ranking Roger
Horace says on Facebook:
"Saddened to hear that Ranking Roger has died. I worked with him from 1983 until 1991 in General Public, his solo album project, Radical Departure and 2 years in Specialbeat. ...
  Topic: Ranking Roger
Harry

Replies: 23
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:12 pm   Subject: Ranking Roger
Nev Staple says on Facebook:

"So devastated to lose my super friend and my Special Beat partner, Ranking Roger!! We've been privately at his bedside, with him & his family, at every opportunity ...
  Topic: Ranking Roger
Harry

Replies: 23
Views: 4626

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:45 pm   Subject: Ranking Roger
Sad to report the news that Roger has died. R.I.P
  Topic: Nev's new version of Rudy (Put Away Your Knives)
Harry

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PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:17 pm   Subject: Nev's new version of Rudy (Put Away Your Knives)
Apparently homeless people are being supplied with stab proof coats...

https://welfareweekly.com/homeless-to-be-given-stab-proof-coats-following-surge-in-attacks-against-rough-sleepers/?fbclid=IwAR ...
  Topic: Nev's new version of Rudy (Put Away Your Knives)
Harry

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Views: 1136

PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:12 pm   Subject: Nev's new version of Rudy (Put Away Your Knives)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjAH1sCnf_g&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2dA4nuckEPbcpCAF3Xx2egVSvH_sOk1P-GvMouK9XUuIR1ZFQYSKJCZ2o
#PutAwayYourKnives
The new single! By the Neville Staple Ban ...
  Topic: Version Girl
Harry

Replies: 3
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:43 pm   Subject: Version Girl
Yes, I think it's aged well. Do you think they did anything as good after Labour of Love or do you think they peaked and it was downhill from there?
  Topic: Version Girl
Harry

Replies: 3
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:47 pm   Subject: Version Girl
Version with discursion from the top of this backing track, umh, As Bunny Lee the Aggro-man would say, 'hit me back for days and extra days,' Al Laurence would say, 'ooh boo ska boo,' all lovers would ...
  Topic: Terry on Jackson 5, Ska, Touring, Encore, Trump
Harry

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:39 pm   Subject: Terry on Jackson 5, Ska, Touring, Encore, Trump
Terry interview from Jan...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IDr_X5C160

(strange that it ends with audio of Roddy's new version of Rat Race)
  Topic: Terry on Radio 4
Harry

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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:31 pm   Subject: Terry on Radio 4
I haven't heard this interview yet - apparently it's about the new album and how he copes with depression...
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002z9b
  Topic: NITE KLUB (live at 100 Club)
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: NITE KLUB (live at 100 Club)
Well... I personally don't think that there are any new songs on Encore as good as Nite Klub.
That said, the cover of All The Time In The World is great and this live version of Nite Klub (as with al ...
  Topic: NITE KLUB (live at 100 Club)
Harry

Replies: 7
Views: 1614

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: NITE KLUB (live at 100 Club)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHk9T6LR5hg
 
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