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  Topic: What Terry Hall songs (post 1981) do you rate?
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PostForum: Terry Hall   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:35 pm   Subject: What Terry Hall songs (post 1981) do you rate?
Waiting (except The Pressure of Life) add in Lunatics, Telephone and Alone from the debut album and that's a decent FB3 album

Colourfield - Things Could Be Beautiful, Cruel Circus and She + the 3 s ...
  Topic: RSD 2021
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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:23 pm   Subject: RSD 2021
Drop 2 Jerry Dammers At The Home Organ: Demos 1980-82 10"

Anybody have any info on this? It certainly looks the pick of RSD releases this year.

Jim
  Topic: Horace Dammers
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PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 12:16 am   Subject: Re: Horace Dammers
Also shares his birthday with George Best...

Today is Jerry's birthday, which coincidentally he shares with Sun Ra and Dennis Bovell.[/quote]
  Topic: Album of the Year
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:20 pm   Subject: Album of the Year
A reliable source told me that Terry, Horace, Lynval and Co are working on new material.

Viva Le Rock has a readership of less than 15,000.

Encore wasn't even listed in the albums of the year i ...
  Topic: POP QUIZ
done donald

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: POP QUIZ
I'm glad you put us out of our misery as I have been on google and wikipedia looking up all the participating artists on the Christmas number 1's - it was getting frustrating and I'd never have got th ...
  Topic: 2 Tone on TV website
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:15 pm   Subject: 2 Tone on TV website
Le's be honest, how many of us would have bought The Appolinaires and Higsons singles if they hadn't been on 2-Tone?

I remember being in Golden Discs record shop in Belfast looking to buy the new 2 ...
  Topic: Vinnie Jones / Lip up Fatty
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:53 am   Subject: Vinnie Jones / Lip up Fatty
Vinne Jones' performance - brutal. Many many better BM songs he could have chosen. His Madness medley ( 'from the late 80's' ) was even worse.

That said, it's great to hear someone do these trac ...
  Topic: The Selecter
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:45 am   Subject: The Selecter
Mike

I forgot about See Them A Come - great hearing that again too. I loved the setlist this time round, minor gripes aside re certain song arrangements it's great they are still going, still relea ...
  Topic: The Selecter / (Who likes) facing situations (2019)
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:25 am   Subject: The Selecter / (Who likes) facing situations (2019)
Ronan, I know what you mean about the sax. I also thought 'The Whisper' was very 'poppy' when they played it in Belfast.

However, I think Neil Pyzer is very influential in the sound of the band. T ...
  Topic: The Selecter
done donald

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:55 am   Subject: The Selecter
Fkn tried typing this up twice and fkn lost my review twice!

In short excellent night in Belfast.

Great to hear Tell Me Whats Wrong, The Whisper, Madeness and Cant Get Used To Losing You. Also, ...
  Topic: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:42 pm   Subject: The Selecter - Live on Alright Now 1980
Excellent find. Really enjoyed that. Great quality too

The end credits say The Bodysnatchers and The Beat were also on that show, hope that footage turns up at some stage - it must exist surely. ...
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
done donald

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:15 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
Harry

The copy you sent me arrived yesterday. Its a more than decent publication (couple of errors with song titles but some good interviews, none more so than with JD), and overall its an excelle ...
  Topic: What went wrong?
done donald

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:13 pm   Subject: What went wrong?
Jerry Dammers wrote the original version of this song in 1980 for the "More Specials" album. The record introduced a wider range of styles and in this particular track, lounge. Terry Hall's gloomy lyr ...
  Topic: Free 2-Tone magazine
done donald

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:37 pm   Subject: Free 2-Tone magazine
Cheers Harry

I'll try another go at a pm Smile

Jim
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
done donald

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:36 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: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:04 pm   Subject: Monkey Man Live with Nev on the ropes
Great footage Mike - cheers for sharing that - great to see some new old stuff...

re 'Canary In A Coalmine' - is that ska? I have loved 2-Tone music since I first became aware of it (1980 in my ca ...
  Topic: Leave E.U. or Remain in the E.U. How would you vote?
done donald

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:51 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
  Topic: Websites you return to......
done donald

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:50 pm   Subject: Websites you return to......
tube galore Embarassed
  Topic: The Specials / Ghost Town, Chalkie Davies 1981
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:49 pm   Subject: The Specials / Ghost Town, Chalkie Davies 1981
Enjoying reading back over these old posts.

Wonder if that old curmudgeon Hugh is still spouting his negativity Smile

Also miss Iron Man / Stan Drews and his wind ups, Nanker and his wankerisms, ...
  Topic: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:40 pm   Subject: Admin thanks to you for all of this : )
Maybe we've all just got old ? Wink

Or apathy has kicked in Sad

Pre 2009, we were nostalgic, in 2009 we were (mostly) ecstatic, and unfortunately I think Terry & Co took too long to get ...
 
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