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  Topic: Quiet on here nowadays ?
Sugarman

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PostForum: For Sale & Wanted...   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:09 pm   Subject: Quiet on here nowadays ?
  Topic: Quiet on here nowadays ?
Sugarman

Replies: 5
Views: 225

PostForum: For Sale & Wanted...   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:06 pm   Subject: Quiet on here nowadays ?
Here is something Smile

  Topic: Specials - Ghost Town - Old Gold reissue
Sugarman

Replies: 1
Views: 106

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:55 pm   Subject: Specials - Ghost Town - Old Gold reissue
I have both of those Specials Old Gold singles they are very easy to find but a little harder to find with picture sleeves still not worth £50 Laughing
  Topic: Prince Buster
Sugarman

Replies: 3
Views: 123

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:49 pm   Subject: Prince Buster
Sadly Prince Buster got about the same news coverage as Rico and Brad and Saxa Sad
  Topic: The English Beat Starring Dave Wakeling / New Album
Sugarman

Replies: 108
Views: 35167

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:42 pm   Subject: The English Beat Starring Dave Wakeling / New Album
The whole thing has become a joke at this point and the strange thing is when the album is eventually released it will be available in record shops for anybody to buy without ever going near Pledge : ...
  Topic: Any news on Dave Waklings English Beats CD yet ?
Sugarman

Replies: 5
Views: 932

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Any news on Dave Waklings English Beats CD yet ?
I bought Rhoda and Ranking Roger cd's from Pledge with no problems let's hope Dave keeps his promise this August Smile
  Topic: Suggs / The Very Best Of CD (30/06/2017)
Sugarman

Replies: 3
Views: 722

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:33 pm   Subject: Suggs / The Very Best Of CD (30/06/2017)
http://i65.tinypic.com/o77gr5.jpg

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Very-Best-Suggs/dp/B072QLDTR9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1497296965&sr=8-4&keywords=suggs+cd
  Topic: Horace Panter / Interview (Idol Worship) 1980
Sugarman

Replies: 1
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 8:57 pm   Subject: Horace Panter / Interview (Idol Worship) 1980
Horace Panter - Interview by Devorah & Joey (01/05/1980)

It Was 1980! The Specials Were Doing Their First US Tour & We Were Publishing The First Issue Of Idol Worship: An Interview With Sir ...
  Topic: Rico / Man From Wareika / Wareika Dub 2CD (18/11/2016)
Sugarman

Replies: 11
Views: 2559

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:20 pm   Subject: Rico / Man From Wareika / Wareika Dub 2CD (18/11/2016)
Glad you are enjoying the album Smile

Remembering Rico - Ramble April 2017

On Keyboards Jerry Dammers

  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:22 am   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks for these Parkedcars Very Happy
I have only downloaded the Liberty Bell gig so far.

I have to admit, I was totally unaware of Chaing Kai Shek and noticed another track 'crowd problems' on another ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:54 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks for these Parkedcars Very Happy
I have only downloaded the Liberty Bell gig so far.

I have to admit, I was totally unaware of Chaing Kai Shek and noticed another track 'crowd problems' on another ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:41 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks for these Parkedcars Very Happy
I have only downloaded the Liberty Bell gig so far.

I have to admit, I was totally unaware of Chaing Kai Shek and noticed another track 'crowd problems' on another ...
  Topic: Mike Barson on The Specials' influence on Madness
Sugarman

Replies: 2
Views: 962

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: Mike Barson on The Specials' influence on Madness
Thanks Imani

Interesting Article, I have always thought of New Delhi as Madness take on International Jet Set Smile
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:43 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
The Aston University, Birmingham April 79 is the closest you will get to a Coventry Automatics gig, they had more of a Punky Reggae sound than Ska at that time.

The Specials (The Coventry Automatic ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:44 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks for sorting that one out, as far a Specials gigs go 1981 are by far the most important ones to have because there are so few around I'm very greatful for a decent copy of Ghost Town Smile

I use ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks again, parkedcars.

One thing is noticeable in these bootlegs is that they don't sound like a band which was in it's death throws. In fact they sound on top form. The 'new' material and exp ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:46 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
THE POP LIFE

By ROBERT PALMER
August 12, 1981, Wednesday

DURING the worst weeks of the inner-city rioting that flared up in Britain last month, that country's number one single was ''Ghost Town ...
  Topic: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 22
Views: 2930

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:40 pm   Subject: Pier 84, New York, NY August 13, 1981
Thanks again for this Parkedcars Smile

So Pier 51 New York must be another gig or is there a mix up somewhere?

Thankfully 16,17,18 & 19 on Side B are alright it would have been a shame to miss ...
  Topic: Liberty Bell Racetrack, Philadelphia, August 22, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 7
Views: 1557

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:01 am   Subject: Liberty Bell Racetrack, Philadelphia, August 22, 1981
I have only listened to Terry's banter about sound problems at the start of this gig and the last song Ghost Town which is brilliant much better quality than the Canada bootleg that's been doing the r ...
  Topic: Paramount Theatre, Staten Island, NY August 21, 1981
Sugarman

Replies: 7
Views: 1195

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:50 am   Subject: Paramount Theatre, Staten Island, NY August 21, 1981
If It's another 81 US gig it could be New York Pier 51, Pasadena CA, Long Island NY Or Boston Last Ever Gig? Fingers Crossed? Smile
 
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