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  Topic: RIP John Bradbury
wilko69

Replies: 60
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PostForum: John Bradbury   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:35 pm   Subject: RIP John Bradbury
Unbelievable news. RIP Brad
  Topic: Rico
wilko69

Replies: 5
Views: 7593

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:32 pm   Subject: Rico
Very sad news, glad I saw him again a few years a go when he played with Jerry and The Spatials at Madstock. RIP Mr Rico
  Topic: Neville Staple / Recent Interviews
wilko69

Replies: 2
Views: 5974

PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:40 pm   Subject: Neville Staple / Recent Interviews
WTF: 'Jerry dissolved The Specials to pursue political activities'!!! Confused
  Topic: another song dedicated to the tory government and the shit..
wilko69

Replies: 1
Views: 2445

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:41 pm   Subject: Re: another song dedicated to the tory government and the sh
Wonder what Terry will be saying.... Laughing


I'd be far more interested to hear what Jerry makes of her demise!
  Topic: Rico Rodriguez / Interview Feb 12 Published 21/08/12
wilko69

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Specials & Other related video   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:51 pm   Subject: Rico Rodriguez / Interview Feb 12 Published 21/08/12
"Jerry is my best friend in The Specials, and becuase they didn't take him in the band, I wasn't interested in forming the band with them".

Nice show of loyalty that.


Indeed, sadly a quality ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday To Jerry Dammers A.K.A. The General
wilko69

Replies: 14
Views: 10049

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 10:19 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday To Jerry Dammers A.K.A. The General
Happy Birthday wishes to The General.
  Topic: The most important gigs in your life!
wilko69

Replies: 51
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PostForum: Pearl's Café   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 10:16 pm   Subject: The most important gigs in your life!
Going to see The Specials at Herringthorpe playing fields in July 1981, was my first gig and nothing has ever come near it since.
Was a free concert and there were thousands there mainly from Sheffie ...
  Topic: Jerry Dammers / is the most interesting person of...
wilko69

Replies: 6
Views: 5491

PostForum: Jerry Dammers   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:22 am   Subject: Jerry Dammers / is the most interesting person of...
Great read, Jerry Dammers will always be THE Specials.

Happy New Year to all!
  Topic: Rico's Jungle Music Was Written By Stevie Wonder!
wilko69

Replies: 6
Views: 4039

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:30 am   Subject: Rico's Jungle Music Was Written By Stevie Wonder!
Nice one Sugarman, was a top song, though perhaps a bit repetitive! Got plenty of Radio 1 airplay back in the day but never got sufficiently up the charts to merit a TOTP appearance that would perhaps ...
  Topic: phil collins
wilko69

Replies: 28
Views: 29521

PostForum: Pearl's Café   Posted: Mon May 03, 2010 1:17 am   Subject: phil collins
On election day in 1992, when The Sun had that picture of Neil Kinnocks head, shaped as a bulb with the caption 'Will the last person to leave the UK if Labour win, turn out the light!
Old Phil was o ...
  Topic: Best British Sitcom - Let's have your votes
wilko69

Replies: 56
Views: 32239

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:09 pm   Subject: Best British Sitcom - Let's have your votes
Rising Damp for me, then Fools and Horses and Dad's Army.
I can watch Rising Damp over and over again, so funny.
  Topic: FB3 DEBUT ALBUM 2009 REISSUE
wilko69

Replies: 19
Views: 19367

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:27 pm   Subject: FB3 DEBUT ALBUM 2009 REISSUE
I'll be giving it a wide berth, bad enough first time round.
  Topic: concrete jungle
wilko69

Replies: 86
Views: 54047

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 7:26 pm   Subject: Re: concrete jungle
That's 30 fookin years ago Rolling Eyes
When did Terry Hall last sing Concrete Jungle ??? Question

If Roddy took centre stage there wouldn't have been a problem with the vox/mix.
Roddy ?

Like the oth ...
  Topic: concrete jungle
wilko69

Replies: 86
Views: 54047

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri May 15, 2009 1:03 am   Subject: concrete jungle
I reckon a double A side thing like they used to do

one side Concrete Jungle sung by Roddy
one side Concrete Jungle sung by Terry

Job done, everyone's happy

Dunno which Specials song I woul ...
  Topic: concrete jungle
wilko69

Replies: 86
Views: 54047

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 6:12 pm   Subject: concrete jungle
I love concrete jungle. Great track. Was particularly impressed with a huge symbolic gob that roddy acheived at the end of the " being chased by the national front" line. No accident I'm sure


Whe ...
  Topic: concrete jungle
wilko69

Replies: 86
Views: 54047

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 11:49 pm   Subject: Re: concrete jungle
do u think they should release it as a single ?????



Only if Terry sings it.Concrete Jungle on Dance Craze for me, is the definitive version.Roddy's voice as seen on the tour is too weak Cool
Te ...
  Topic: should he should'nt he
wilko69

Replies: 64
Views: 41663

PostForum: 30th & beyond Anniversary Tour Chat   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:26 pm   Subject: should he should'nt he
hi folks this is my1st post to this site.I have looked at it for years but never joined until now.I joined to give my support for Jerry and hope he get's it together for the tour.I know theres been mu ...
 
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