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  Topic: Neville's doctorate ceremony and Specials gig review
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:53 pm   Subject: Re: Neville's doctorate ceremony and Specials gig review
Yes the chart topping album “Encore” was great

Er...no it wasn't. It was piss poor with only one or two passible tracks.
  Topic: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Trojan

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:43 pm   Subject: The crimes of Winston Churchill


I'm not a fan of Boris Johnson. If he were just a pundit / chat show guest I might feel differently but I really don't want him to be P.M.
I try to understand why so many people hate Jeremy Corby ...
  Topic: Boris's Britain
Trojan

Replies: 0
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:38 pm   Subject: Boris's Britain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUx3UjX7h6c
  Topic: What went wrong?
Trojan

Replies: 59
Views: 19823

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:55 am   Subject: What went wrong?
It's been quite a while since I posted on here but I saw this thread and have a suggestion. If you are looking g for a band with the same message as the Specials, an amazing live act with so much pass ...
  Topic: Encore - the new LP due in February
Trojan

Replies: 101
Views: 26740

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Encore - the new LP due in February
19/07/2019

Nice Reissue on Red Vinyl with bonus Live LP comes in a Gatefold Sleeve Smile

https://www.hhv.de/shop/en/item/specials-the-encore-limited-deluxe-red-vinyl-edition-667572?p=fj1DxQ

I p ...
  Topic: 2 Tone on TV website
Trojan

Replies: 5
Views: 774

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:59 pm   Subject: 2 Tone on TV website
I was in contact with the guy who runs the site and he told me he had a trip planned to a Dutch TV studio to have a look at their archive. He was hoping to unearth some more footage.
  Topic: Encore - the new LP due in February
Trojan

Replies: 101
Views: 26740

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:53 pm   Subject: Encore - the new LP due in February
19/07/2019

Nice Reissue on Red Vinyl with bonus Live LP comes in a Gatefold Sleeve Smile

https://www.hhv.de/shop/en/item/specials-the-encore-limited-deluxe-red-vinyl-edition-667572?p=fj1DxQ

I p ...
  Topic: Disappointed
Trojan

Replies: 4
Views: 691

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: Disappointed
In terms of unreleased material it's been said that there is very little left in the vaults. Whether this is down to poor archiving over the years or nothing extra was actually recorded is anyone's g ...
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
Trojan

Replies: 21
Views: 4456

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:11 pm   Subject: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
Remain,

So I hope Boris gets the leadership. He helped get us into this mess, so hopefully getting into Number 10 will kill his fkn career!!

Jim

The numbers split between remain and leave in ...
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Trojan

Replies: 19
Views: 1603

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:48 am   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )


Regarding the "other" site I did log on but it failed to hold my interest...is it still going? Cool

The "other" site????

http://thespecials2.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=24282&highlight= ...
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Trojan

Replies: 19
Views: 1603

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )


Regarding the "other" site I did log on but it failed to hold my interest...is it still going? Cool

The "other" site????
  Topic: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
Trojan

Replies: 6
Views: 1169

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:16 am   Subject: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
There are a few of full concerts of the original band out there on the t'internet. For example Rock Goes to College, Montreux, Amsterdam and Japan.

There is also a pirate of the Rock For Kampuchea ...
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
Trojan

Replies: 21
Views: 4456

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:46 pm   Subject: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
With Trump on the White House and the likelihood of Boris in Numer 10 I think the next thing will be a plague of locus and the killing of first borns.
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Trojan

Replies: 19
Views: 1603

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
I agree that the forum is as lively as it used to be. Sign of the time really. Message boards in general have given way to Facebook and Instagram, or whatever else the young 'uns are using today.
  Topic: Jerry tonight in South London
Trojan

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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 12:22 pm   Subject: Jerry tonight in South London
I thought for a moment that the band were going to join in with Suggs on Too Much Too Young.
  Topic: Uncut's 2-Tone Archive / Classic Pop Jerry interview
Trojan

Replies: 2
Views: 1556

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 5:09 pm   Subject: Uncut's 2-Tone Archive / Classic Pop Jerry interview
I could have swore for minute there Harry you said it cost £9.

Shocked Shocked
  Topic: RSD 2019
Trojan

Replies: 8
Views: 2874

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:36 am   Subject: RSD 2019
l put in rsd 2019 into ebays search and thousands of releases came up at well inflated prices. People have just jumped on it to make money, its ruined what it was all about. Least Paul Weller saw it f ...
  Topic: RSD 2019
Trojan

Replies: 8
Views: 2874

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:44 am   Subject: RSD 2019
Anyone lucky enough to pick up a copy of the £14.99 Ten Commandments / You' re Wondering Now 7"

Jesus, is that what it was retailling for £14.99?

I saw quite a few eBay ghouls listing it withi ...
  Topic: Costello on 2-tone (Tom Watson buys rare single)
Trojan

Replies: 7
Views: 1627

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:26 am   Subject: Costello on 2-tone (Tom Watson buys rare single)
I didn't know he was a record collector.



I'm not so sure about his source of info Wink See "According to Costello's manager" link on his blog.

https://www.tom-watson.com/my_year_of_activity
  Topic: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Trojan

Replies: 6
Views: 1461

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:26 am   Subject: The crimes of Winston Churchill
Churchill also opposed votes for women and the formation of the NHS.
 
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