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Google Translation German?English so a bit dodgy : )

Warning: This is not the big new thing ! It 's not about trends, hype or whatever. Been there - done that . A comment , Roddy Byers , aka Roddy Radiation , could certainly contribute to the number of events - if he want .
Roddy was one of the driving forces behind the legendary specials, mainly responsible for classics such as ' Rat Race ' or ' gangster '! The Specials toured with The Clash , and later under the boom with the 2Tone label mates Madness and The Selecter and recorded verbatim in the short flowering time of each country in the world music history. No other band has the then almost forgotten Ska called back to the scene like The Specials - Roddy Radiation and thus .

He has always been a pioneer of joining of musical styles that do not necessarily fit together at first glance . Ska , reggae and punk had previously hardly anyone crossed this way. After the end of Specials Roddy is remembered his roots , rock and roll .
Roddy's songs are distinguished by subtle arrangements of , melodies always revolve around the guitar and vocals, effect-forcing gimmicks to make others that are here unnecessary. ' Honest ' is probably the most appropriate word . Roddy himself modestly describes his music as Skabilly . This is not the new big thing , but simply good music . ( Info & photo : Grover Records

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Are those the bouncers?
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Alas two of the originals are no longer with us R.I.P. Sad
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