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  Topic: All hail the best Specials record ever
markand79

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:34 am   Subject: All hail the best Specials record ever
...an absolute gem ....if I had to identify an item bought for under two quid that has bought me the most joy in my life ...this would be it.

I love the guy who takes the mic as the band exits .... ...
  Topic: What went wrong?
markand79

Replies: 59
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:02 am   Subject: What went wrong?
I sometimes speculate as to which bands of the last forty/fifty years will still be referenced and revered in a couple of hundred years from now ... And the nearer you get to modern day the fewer band ...
  Topic: John Cleese / Alan Carr Chatty Man (23/05/14)
markand79

Replies: 4
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:32 pm   Subject: John Cleese / Alan Carr Chatty Man (23/05/14)
Unbearably awkward to watch
  Topic: 2 Tone not really Ska?!?!
markand79

Replies: 22
Views: 9429

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:02 pm   Subject: 2 Tone not really Ska?!?!
Without the punk influence 2-Tone would've been as flat as pretty much every Ska band since.

Totally agree ....always said I was a fan of The Specials first....Two Tone as a movement second.....and ...
  Topic: Specials to play Isle of Wight Festival in June
markand79

Replies: 4
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:39 pm   Subject: Specials to play Isle of Wight Festival in June
Haven't posted on here for a while...am going to Iow festival as I do every year.....any other forum members going too ?
  Topic: DAVE WAKELING JOINS SPECIALIZED 2
markand79

Replies: 4
Views: 1914

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:41 am   Subject: DAVE WAKELING JOINS SPECIALIZED 2
......brilliant....sometimes the song itself is only half the story!
  Topic: Songs that make you feel happy
markand79

Replies: 37
Views: 11761

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:31 am   Subject: Songs that make you feel happy
Do you realise? - FLaming Lips. (Powerful,happy and sad)
Sir duke - Stevie Wonder (who can't smile at this)
My world - Secret Affair ( I am instantly transported back to helping out on the milk roun ...
  Topic: The Specials / Nite Klub (Hype Hotel) 14/03/13
markand79

Replies: 14
Views: 4819

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:18 am   Subject: The Specials / Nite Klub (Hype Hotel) 14/03/13
Lynval is stepping up to the plate by having to cover some of Nevs parts.....not easy to sing over those guitar chops.....respect Smile
  Topic: Marco On The Bass...Ode to John Bradbury
markand79

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PostForum: John Bradbury   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:37 am   Subject: Marco On The Bass...Ode to John Bradbury
...great post... agree with everything Marco says....and the overhead footage gives a brilliant view of Brads effortless technique...have always loved the way Brad drops in his rimshots in just the r ...
  Topic: The neighbour across the road is out there..................
markand79

Replies: 8
Views: 2594

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:20 am   Subject: The neighbour across the road is out there..................
..funniest post I've seen for ages...... Very Happy ......can't help but think people like that need something to worry about....problem is they make life difficult for the average slacker!!

Like it Smile
  Topic: SQUEEZE
markand79

Replies: 14
Views: 4314

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:48 pm   Subject: SQUEEZE
.....love Squeeze seen them 6 or 7 times over the years....love em...they have some great songs in their output ....Difford and Tilbrook just work together...and are just another band that make me gla ...
  Topic: Secret Affair
markand79

Replies: 15
Views: 5563

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:17 pm   Subject: Secret Affair
....going to The Brighton date - birthday present from Bro-in-Law Very Happy
  Topic: 2 Tone Central
markand79

Replies: 5
Views: 3830

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:58 pm   Subject: 2 Tone Central
thanks for those.......so swerve the Hylands yeah???

You should post that review on trip advisor Laughing

thanks again Smile
  Topic: 2 Tone Central
markand79

Replies: 5
Views: 3830

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:43 am   Subject: 2 Tone Central
On Sat 13th Oct I am taking my 2 daughters to view Warwick Uni (eldest wants to go there) then gonna do the 2 tone Trail and Museum (sorry girls you are just gonna have to take a bullet for your Dad t ...
  Topic: Secret Affair
markand79

Replies: 15
Views: 5563

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:32 am   Subject: Secret Affair
My World by SA is my fave feelgood song of all time...saw them a few times when they reformed- late 90s I think? I once put a request on their forum for the guitar part to My World and received a copy ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday Horace!
markand79

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Sir Horace Gentleman   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:15 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday Horace!
5 years ago I asked for a bass guitar for my 40th as I was inspired to learn the bass to Nite Klub...5 years on and I have nailed every single Specials Bass Line and am playing in a gigging rock cover ...
  Topic: pet hates part 3
markand79

Replies: 46
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:03 pm   Subject: pet hates part 3
1.youths that cross the road really slowly as if to defy you to run them down.

2.People who aggresively drive around the parking spaces at the entrance to the shopping centre trying to get parked a ...
  Topic: The Specials / More Or Less 2CD & Vinyl LP 06/08/2012
markand79

Replies: 72
Views: 28898

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:25 pm   Subject: The Specials / More Or Less 2CD & Vinyl LP 06/08/2012
We need a high-life spangle?

Must be some marketing gibberish.


Laughing good point what does it even mean ??
  Topic: The Specials / More Or Less 2CD & Vinyl LP 06/08/2012
markand79

Replies: 72
Views: 28898

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:31 am   Subject: The Specials / More Or Less 2CD & Vinyl LP 06/08/2012
Think the last bit is a tad rough....especially from Viva La Rock....

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/404112_10151181672980937_1771949887_n.jpg

......thats a strange thing to say. ...
  Topic: NME unkind Hyde park words
markand79

Replies: 85
Views: 22204

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:17 am   Subject: NME unkind Hyde park words
Hi all...haven't posted for a while (divorce / finding a new place /moving in etc) but have just had broadband installed in my new home so thought I'd post following the Hyde Park Gig.

Anyone who h ...
 
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