The Specials. They look like a bunch of young men you would not like to me meet in a forgotten alley way.

The Specials. They look like a bunch of young men you would not like to me meet in a forgotten alley way.

The Specials - 2nd wave (or blue-eyed) ska is awesome- two tone was one of the best labels ever

The Specials - 2nd wave (or blue-eyed) ska is awesome- two tone was one of the best labels ever

2 Tone Records was an English record label that mostly released ska and reggae influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone. Jerry Dammers of the ska revival band The Specials started the record label in 1979. It spawned the 2 Tone music and cultural movement, which was popular among skinheads, rudies and some mod revivalists. The label stopped operating in 1986.

2 Tone Records was an English record label that mostly released ska and reggae influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone. Jerry Dammers of the ska revival band The Specials started the record label in 1979. It spawned the 2 Tone music and cultural movement, which was popular among skinheads, rudies and some mod revivalists. The label stopped operating in 1986.

The first LP I ever bought, way back in 1981. I remember getting the bus to town, going into Woolworths and handing over my hard earned money.  I got home and placed my pride and joy on my very cheap and tacky  Fidelity HF42 Portable Record Player. I may have only been eleven but in my eyes I became a man that day. I must climb into my parents attic and see if I still have it, Coz the newer CD version just doesn't sound the same. but I'm probably biased. Where did the Years go?

The first LP I ever bought, way back in 1981. I remember getting the bus to town, going into Woolworths and handing over my hard earned money. I got home and placed my pride and joy on my very cheap and tacky Fidelity HF42 Portable Record Player. I may have only been eleven but in my eyes I became a man that day. I must climb into my parents attic and see if I still have it, Coz the newer CD version just doesn't sound the same. but I'm probably biased. Where did the Years go?

The Specials    Take a look at the first family of ska — all skinny ties and stingy brims — before trying on that pork-pie hat this summer. No one has done it right since

The Specials Take a look at the first family of ska — all skinny ties and stingy brims — before trying on that pork-pie hat this summer. No one has done it right since

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