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  Topic: The Specials Without Neville
italskarl

Replies: 22
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PostForum:  2013 Tour    Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:00 pm   Subject: The Specials Without Neville
So how do people think things will go without Neville up front on this tour?

Its one thing to replace Jerry, even if he was such a big influence on the band, but Neville? He is the ying to Terry's ...
  Topic: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
italskarl

Replies: 36
Views: 16743

PostForum:  2013 Tour    Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:50 pm   Subject: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
OK so I wasn't first in the queue but I got a ticket!....but its in the seats Confused

Apparently people started queuing at 5am!
  Topic: Gerry Anderson
italskarl

Replies: 9
Views: 3948

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:24 am   Subject: Gerry Anderson
I've never like puppets

But UFO wasn't made with puppets, nor was Space 1999, another piece of "must watch" Saturday morning tv for those of us of a certain age Smile
  Topic: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
italskarl

Replies: 36
Views: 16743

PostForum:  2013 Tour    Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:20 am   Subject: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
Used to be a very popular place back in the 70s and early 80s. The Specials supported the Clash there in 79. Also I believe some if not all of the Bad Manners tracks on Dance Craze where filmed there ...
  Topic: sneak peek @ The Selecter's new album 'String Theory'
italskarl

Replies: 25
Views: 7284

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:46 pm   Subject: sneak peek @ The Selecter's new album 'String Theory'
Way too clean and clinical sounding for me.........not the earthy sound of the Selecter that I loved so much.

Some good songs but really mourn the way that Anthony Harty has to try and sound like ...
  Topic: Gerry Anderson
italskarl

Replies: 9
Views: 3948

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:39 pm   Subject: Gerry Anderson
He was a great innovator and I always fell this was under appreciated...




International Jet Set always makes me think of this for some reason....
  Topic: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
italskarl

Replies: 36
Views: 16743

PostForum:  2013 Tour    Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:36 pm   Subject: The Specials return to Friars Aylesbury!
So gonna be first in the queue for this one!
  Topic: Top 10 British Bands.....
italskarl

Replies: 29
Views: 10810

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:43 pm   Subject: Top 10 British Bands.....
The Clash....how did I forget them! Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Top 10 British Bands.....
italskarl

Replies: 29
Views: 10810

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:51 am   Subject: Top 10 British Bands.....
My top 10 in no particular order are

Stiff Little Fingers, Northern Irish I know, but still British as are
The Undertones

The Buzzcocks
Madness
The Who
Small Faces
Happy Mondays
The Spe ...
  Topic: Top 10 British Bands.....
italskarl

Replies: 29
Views: 10810

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:45 am   Subject: Top 10 British Bands.....
Dave Clark 5! bet they must be feeling 'Glad All Over' Laughing


surprised someone didn't beat me to that! Laughing Laughing Laughing
Shocked

OK I'll get me coat.....
  Topic: The Dualers - Prince Buster Shakedown
italskarl

Replies: 2
Views: 1349

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:21 am   Subject: The Dualers - Prince Buster Shakedown
For a review of the new tribute album to Prince Buster by th Dualers visit

http://unitedreggae.com/articles/n972/042812/the-dualers-prince-buster-shakedown

They've published it a week earlier ...
  Topic: worst british band ?
italskarl

Replies: 89
Views: 24825

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:56 am   Subject: worst british band ?
Dire Straits, Cold Play, Athlete, Phil Collins any of that boring dire pap!!
  Topic: Lee Perry and The Upsetters - High Plains Drifter
italskarl

Replies: 1
Views: 1117

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:36 pm   Subject: Lee Perry and The Upsetters - High Plains Drifter
I highly recommend this great collection, but then with Perry's name and the years being '68-'73 you wouldn't expect anything less

http://unitedreggae.com/articles/n920/030312/lee-perry-and-the-ups ...
  Topic: By The Rivers Interview
italskarl

Replies: 0
Views: 1090

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:00 pm   Subject: By The Rivers Interview
http://unitedreggae.com/articles/n890/021812/interview-by-the-rivers
  Topic: for the forum skinheads..
italskarl

Replies: 8
Views: 3649

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:45 pm   Subject: for the forum skinheads..
Those shirts look great....not sure about those t-shirts though Confused
  Topic: Classic Ska
italskarl

Replies: 27
Views: 9598

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:00 pm   Subject: Classic Ska





  Topic: Classic Ska
italskarl

Replies: 27
Views: 9598

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:12 pm   Subject: Classic Ska
I know I'm a bit late with this post, but if it's classic SKA ya want it's har to beat this in my humble opinion

  Topic: Dance Craze The Original 2-Tone Book
italskarl

Replies: 23
Views: 12051

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:48 pm   Subject: Dance Craze The Original 2-Tone Book
Great book, got mine as a pressie, very happy now I've got my Ally Pally CD as well! Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Sorry to moan but postal CD orders
italskarl

Replies: 42
Views: 38314

PostForum: Abbey Road Live Here Now/ The Specials LIVE recordings 2011   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:46 pm   Subject: Sorry to moan but postal CD orders
Guess what I finally got after 7 weeks of waiting?......Yes the Ally Pally CD has arrived! and I can now concur with the rest of you to its fantastic sound quality. It brings back some great memories! ...
  Topic: Northern Soul Corner
italskarl

Replies: 9
Views: 4204

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:03 pm   Subject: Northern Soul Corner
Great vid Arch Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing
 
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