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  Topic: uncut magazine's 75 best albums of 2021
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:07 pm   Subject: uncut magazine's 75 best albums of 2021
The Sleaford Mods album , Spare Ribs, was good but not their best. I prefer their more in your face stuff. This album was almost mellow by Sleaford Mods standards.
  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Trojan

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
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  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Trojan

Replies: 58
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:50 am   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Pleased today to see this post on FB from Cinema & Co, a Wales-based independent cinema:

"Dear Customers. As an independent business, we will NOT be implementing the nonsensical & unnecessa ...
  Topic: Stereotype - TopPop - 1980
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:40 am   Subject: Stereotype - TopPop - 1980
Brilliant. I can't imagine a single like that being even considered for release nowadays.
  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Trojan

Replies: 58
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:09 pm   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
A Youtuber who has a channel dedicated to anti vaxxers who have died of Covid.

I feel bad for the families of these morons.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T37jrF8xnR0
  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Trojan

Replies: 58
Views: 24937

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:22 pm   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
I am now at the stage where I view ant-vaxxers, covid sceptics in the same way as I view those who marry their cousins. It's the next step in the evolution of the species. Their dangerous behavior i ...
  Topic: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
Trojan

Replies: 58
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 4:00 pm   Subject: UK lockdown, OR: '(M)ask The Family'
I am now at the stage where I view ant-vaxxers, covid sceptics in the same way as I view those who marry their cousins. It's the next step in the evolution of the species. Their dangerous behavior i ...
  Topic: RIP Everett Morton
Trojan

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 5:20 pm   Subject: RIP Everett Morton
That's very sad news. He had a very distinctive drumming style which gave The Beat their unique sound.

Didn't he miss out, for whatever reason, in joining Fine Young Cannibals? I recall reading so ...
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:28 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
I dont know any of the songs apart from get up stand up... i would have thought that an album of protest songs would have included 'the men behind the wire'?

That would be a tad controversial. Terr ...
  Topic: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:26 pm   Subject: Jerry, Nev, Neol, Pauline new 2-Tone doc
Found it, its called 2 Tone: The Sound Of Coventry, was on BBC West Midlands - but can be found on the BBC Iplayer

Will watch that later Very Happy

It's very good. Jerry Dammers is the focal point of ...
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Trojan

Replies: 45
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:45 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
According to the official chart company - The Script are currently leading the race for the no.1 spot with The Specials at no.2


Sound of Island Records scambling to find one more format of Prote ...
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Trojan

Replies: 45
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:19 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs

One for you that Trojan - '"I am so sorry for everything - best wishes Terry" Very Happy

LOL...brilliant Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Trojan

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 8:47 am   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
I had a listen to this today on a well known streaming service. Christ, it is dull. Musical beige. Protest songs should have heart and soul in them. This is just lifeless.

A touch harsh maybe T ...
  Topic: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
Trojan

Replies: 45
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2021 7:46 pm   Subject: Tracklisting for new Album of Protest Songs
I had a listen to this today on a well known streaming service. Christ, it is dull. Musical beige. Protest songs should have heart and soul in them. This is just lifeless.
  Topic: Ghost Town live in Margate
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:07 pm   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
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 1:27 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
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 11:57 am   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/

Tragic in every way, Terry Hall proving once and for all that ...
  Topic: Do you rate Farm Yard Connection?
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 10:27 am   Subject: Do you rate Farm Yard Connection?
Definitely one of their better tunes.
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: new Protest Songs album press release
I am intrigued to discover if fans of the specials who love to dance to songs like Monkey Man will make of these covers

Polite applause at best, but the words lead and balloon spring to mind.
  Topic: new Protest Songs album press release
Trojan

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:16 pm   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.

Leonard Cohen is not an easy artist to cover. Half t ...
 
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