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  Topic: Tim Burgess Twitter Listening Parties
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 8:34 pm   Subject: Tim Burgess Twitter Listening Parties
I've followed a few of the parties and have enjoyed them - but not sure I'm keeping up with all the tweets coming in! I think doing them on playback a few days later might be enjoyable but there is so ...
  Topic: In the studio with Shane Macgowan
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:12 pm   Subject: In the studio with Shane Macgowan
Both these bits of news make me very happy!
  Topic: Record Store Day 2020
welshsteve

Replies: 9
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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:50 pm   Subject: Record Store Day 2020
Oh god, for someone that lives away from a big town or city but who will want to continue my 2 Tone collection this will be stressful !
  Topic: The Kinks
welshsteve

Replies: 15
Views: 11726

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:31 pm   Subject: The Kinks
I've bought Q, but haven't summoned up the energy to read it yet. When I was growing up, in my mind the Specials were all about unity, as time goes on you realise that was probably me being very nai ...
  Topic: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
welshsteve

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:38 pm   Subject: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
Inani, I can't agree with you more Brad upped the game massively - I don't think anyone could argue about that..

In other new more on radio 6 tomorrow with Liz Kershaw at 1pm. I'm not aware or not ...
  Topic: 40th Anniversary Vinyl
welshsteve

Replies: 11
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: 40th Anniversary Vinyl
Oh well - I guess we will all get sucked in to buying another version of the same songs - at least there are a couple of different things with this!
  Topic: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
welshsteve

Replies: 9
Views: 8353

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:03 pm   Subject: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
Jerry seemed to talk more about ore about the rest of the band, said Rico was by far the best musician (technically I assume) followed by Horace. Also nods to Roddy and chat about Neville. A shame n ...
  Topic: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
welshsteve

Replies: 9
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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:04 pm   Subject: Classic Album - The Specials Radio 6 Now
Steve Lamacq talks to Jerry and Terry from 6pm
  Topic: Horace, Terry and Lynval are In The Studio making a new LP
welshsteve

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:08 pm   Subject: Horace, Terry and Lynval are In The Studio making a new LP
I'm not feeling the excitement I think this news should bring me. Hopefully this will change as we learn more....
  Topic: The Selecter - Look Hear (1979 or 1980)
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:41 pm   Subject: The Selecter - Look Hear (1979 or 1980)
That crackerjack performance has cheered me up!
  Topic: MUSICAL YOUTH are underrated?
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:55 pm   Subject: MUSICAL YOUTH are underrated?
I loved them, at the time they were my age an I lived in an area and a world with very little access to reggae. I believe John Peel championed them, very sad how things ended up for tell. I understand ...
  Topic: RIP Hugh Masekela
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:09 pm   Subject: RIP Hugh Masekela
A good man, Rest In Peace.

Some information on here to how he inspired Jerry to write Free nelson Mandela. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/dec/06/nelson-mandela-protest-song-special-aka
  Topic: Quiet on here nowadays ?
welshsteve

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PostForum: For Sale & Wanted...   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:37 pm   Subject: Quiet on here nowadays ?
I check too! I occasionally look at the Pogues website, the same has happened there... I guess there isn't much new to get excited about... People maybe using Facebook / Twitter more..
  Topic: Liberty Bell Racetrack, Philadelphia, August 22, 1981
welshsteve

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:20 pm   Subject: Liberty Bell Racetrack, Philadelphia, August 22, 1981
Once again Parkedcars - thanks for sharing - exciting to hear a new song played by the specials to me - Chang Kai Shek - that doesn't happen very often!!
  Topic: Speaks, Island Park, Long Island, New York, 2nd March 1980
welshsteve

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:17 pm   Subject: Speaks, Island Park, Long Island, New York, 2nd March 1980
Hey Parkedcar - thanks very much for sharing. Very exciting to hear 'new' material!! Very Happy
  Topic: New Page on 2-tone.info - Walls Come Tumbling Down
welshsteve

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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:06 pm   Subject: New Page on 2-tone.info - Walls Come Tumbling Down
Had the pleasure of being in a talk with the author Daniel Rachel and Pauline Black at the Laugharne festival today, a few hours after Daniel had been awarded the Penderyn Music Book Prize... Congratu ...
  Topic: RIP John Bradbury
welshsteve

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PostForum: John Bradbury   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:04 pm   Subject: RIP John Bradbury
Brad's passing still saddens me. From the age of 15 I tapped away with my mums knitting needles, rulers etc. trying to copy Brad.

Now at the age of nearly 50 I've finally got a drum kit! (My mid li ...
  Topic: New Page on 2-tone.info - Walls Come Tumbling Down
welshsteve

Replies: 22
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PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:46 pm   Subject: New Page on 2-tone.info - Walls Come Tumbling Down
Thanks guys, will definitely be buying the book. Sad to hear that a lot of the 2 Tone bands were nowhere near as united as I had imagined, but I've always been a dreamer!!
  Topic: R.I.P. Prince Buster
welshsteve

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PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:36 pm   Subject: R.I.P. Prince Buster
Jerry pays tribute...
https://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2016/sep/10/jerry-dammers-on-prince-buster-the-first-king-of-jamaican-music

That's a great piece by Jerry!
  Topic: Totp 1981
welshsteve

Replies: 1
Views: 3945

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:17 am   Subject: Totp 1981
Well I've stumbled in home just in time to see Top of The Pops 1981. I know vaugely the story of what happened next and that the split happened in the dressing room after, but i can't remember actuall ...
 
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