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  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 6:10 am   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
It was good as an introduction to it all - but Rico wasn't mentioned at all, nor Dick. A mistake on the part of the programme makers.

Fair point. Lynval wasn't mentioned much either. Maybe they cou ...
  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 807

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 8:44 pm   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xE_cpmiZaic
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Harry

Replies: 45
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2021 4:54 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
I'm sure Protest Songs will be number one.
I saw this list of British bands that have scored at Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart in 2021. I only know Noel Gallagher, Mogwai, and the Manics. I'm ...
  Topic: Samson
Harry

Replies: 0
Views: 482

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:12 pm   Subject: Samson
Dammers & Rico in 2009
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y20kDbkMEM
  Topic: Roddy Radiation Live in London this October
Harry

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PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:03 pm   Subject: Roddy Radiation Live in London this October
Roddy "Radiation" Byers plays The Water Rats Theater which is a short walk from Kings Cross on Friday 8th of Oct
  Topic: Lynval and Horace on Breakfast TV
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:22 pm   Subject: Lynval and Horace on Breakfast TV
L.G and H.P on the BBC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x-EvmTuopE
Some of the questions are a bit silly.
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:10 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
This reviewer from Coventry had a really good time although he also says it's basically songs from the first album that people want to hear...
"halfway through the set as soon as the opening harmonic ...
  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Harry

Replies: 10
Views: 807

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:03 pm   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
On BBC One TV Regional 8pm 30th Sept 2021 (and wider broadcast later).
  Topic: Terry's latest discovery
Harry

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:18 am   Subject: Terry's latest discovery
Mr Hall brought Banarama to the world's attention. Maybe Hannah Hu (currently touring with Terry, Lynval and Horace) will make it big next year?
https://www.ledocument.com/issue-twentyone/hannah-hu
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
Another positive review from a fan in Playmouth
https://musomuso.com/reviews/the-specials-turned-plymouth-from-a-ghost-town-to-a-nite-klub-read-our-live-review

"The show really came to life when t ...
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:23 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
Terry & Co did better in Bournemouth...

https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/19560136.review-specials-bic-bournemouth/
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:44 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
Guitarist was introduced as Stanley. The young singer is Hannah Hu, Who used to be in Primal Scream
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:27 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
The Brighton show sounds like it was much better. This reviewer really liked it
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/17583663.specials-still-great-40-years-brighton-dome-review/
Ex Dexy Pete Williams is ...
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 12:17 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
Terry's comment about how fans should have made an effort and not bought clothes from Primark was ill judged.
I read on Facebook that sadly Lynval can no longer play guitar as there is a problem wit ...
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 6:41 pm   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
This reviewer wasn't impressed http://www.realgonerocks.com/2021/08/real-gone-goes-out-the-specials-dreamland-margate-kent-28-8-2021/
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Harry

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:20 am   Subject: Ghost Town live in Margate
I like this trombone solo by Tim Smart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYeztf91I0M
  Topic: Do you rate Farm Yard Connection?
Harry

Replies: 1
Views: 884

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 9:27 am   Subject: Do you rate Farm Yard Connection?
Who likes this song?
There are a lot of very positive responses in the You Tube comments section
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCF1HwD6bOw
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Harry

Replies: 11
Views: 1636

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 9:25 am   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
John Cale and others have recorded versions of Hallelujah that were better than Len's original. I am intrigued to discover if fans of the specials who love to dance to songs like Monkey Man will make ...
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Harry

Replies: 11
Views: 1636

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 8:46 am   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
Everybody Knows is the better one of the two.

It's from the album 'I'm Your Man' which is one of my favourite Laughing Leonard Cohen records.
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Harry

Replies: 11
Views: 1636

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 8:08 pm   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
https://www.pressparty.com/pg/newsdesk/umusic/view/265107/
You can hear 2 songs off the album here....
Everybody Knows
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZRq9KZEst4
Freedom Highway
https://www.yout ...
 
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