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  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

Replies: 3
Views: 167

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
Views: 180

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
Views: 180

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

Replies: 3
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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

Replies: 0
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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

Replies: 7
Views: 658

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: 658

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
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 736

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:58 am   Subject: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
That really is very optimistic indeed Chemode.
Winston Churchill (who I think help set up the E.U) believed that:
“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportun ...
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 736

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:20 pm   Subject: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
There's now a chance that Labour will back a second referendum. Let's have a Specials Survey....

If you were asked to vote tomorrow would you vote to REMAIN in the E.U. or to LEAVE the E.U. ?

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  Topic: Wear You to the Ball / Farm Yard
Harry

Replies: 1
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:03 pm   Subject: Wear You to the Ball / Farm Yard
Does anyone on here own this?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_Town_Live
("Ghost Town Live is a live album by The Specials, recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1995 and released in 1999")
...
  Topic: American Gangster Time
Harry

Replies: 0
Views: 529

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:35 am   Subject: American Gangster Time
Today is Steve Nieve's birthday. I love his keyboards on this track by Elvis Costello especially the outro...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VcXdeQlaQs
  Topic: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 967

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:26 am   Subject: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
Yes, I remember even at the time the sleeve for that album seemed wrong.

Changing the subject... I saw in the Evening Standard that Chesterton Estate agents are selling a house that Suggs once liv ...
  Topic: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 967

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:14 pm   Subject: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
'Song in Red' is also pretty good.
What a 4 Track e.p that album would have made!
  Topic: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 967

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:10 pm   Subject: "Nightmare, Nightmare"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEeyl0o7dio
'Nightmare, Nightmare' was recorded around 1987 by The Madness.
Suggs is on lead vocals, Lee Thompson on sax, other horns by Dick Cuthell, Chris from Madn ...
  Topic: Encore - the new LP due in February
Harry

Replies: 95
Views: 15597

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:05 am   Subject: Encore - the new LP due in February
There's something satisfying about The Specials beating Busted to the top spot.

Does anyone know how many copies of Encore they had to shift to get to number one?

They definitely released it at ...
  Topic: J.D. will D.J. on Sat 18th May in Sheffield
Harry

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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:04 pm   Subject: J.D. will D.J. on Sat 18th May in Sheffield
https://www.evensi.uk/jerry-dammers-specials-birthday-bash-blues-sheffield/284397508

Trojan Explosion - The GENERAL - Jerry Dammers (The Specials) will be Celebrating his BIRTHDAY and The 40th Anni ...
  Topic: Neeson: I walked streets hoping to kill a black person
Harry

Replies: 6
Views: 999

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: Neeson: I walked streets hoping to kill a black person
Maybe the last word should be from this chap? It's very impressive how he managed to make several important points about an emotive issue and stick a couple of gags in there that are actually funny.. ...
  Topic: Encore - the new LP due in February
Harry

Replies: 95
Views: 15597

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Encore - the new LP due in February
He also got Johny Clark to join forces with Arthur Brown at Glastonbury...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3WoDeMkuPg

There are also 4 clips on his website...
http://www.jerrydammers.com/music ...
  Topic: Encore - the new LP due in February
Harry

Replies: 95
Views: 15597

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:54 pm   Subject: Encore - the new LP due in February
He also arranged and produced the Starvation single
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLbq4UPoYVI
i think there's a "Freedom Beat" video feat. footage from his A.A.A. concert he organised
https://www ...
 
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