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Racist Friend - The Specials - The Singles Collection (Cassette)

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  1. The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in in Coventry. After some early changes, the first stable lineup of the group consisted of Terry Hall and Neville Staple on vocals, Lynval Golding and Roddy Radiation on guitars, Horace Panter on bass, Jerry Dammers on keyboards, John Bradbury on drums, and .
  2. The Specials were the fulcrum of the ska revival of the late '70s, kick-starting the 2-Tone movement that spurred a ska-punk revolution lasting for decades. As influential as they were within the realm of ska, the group and its impact can't be reduced to that genre alone. The Specials were one of the defining British bands of new wave, expanding the musical and .
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of The Singles Collection on Discogs/5(3).
  4. When the original line-up dissolved, Jerry Dammers continued with a new grouping as The Special A.K.A.. Along the way, the keyboardist's stance had hardened, as was evident by the singles emerging from his pen, from the harrowing "The Boiler" to the controversial "War Crimes" and then, in the fall of , "Racist Friend".
  5. – The Specials: Why? Producer – John Collins Written-By – Golding* 13 – The Specials: Friday Night, Saturday Morning Producer – John Collins Written-By – Hall* 14 – The Special AKA: Racist Friend Producer – Dick Cuthell, Jerry Dammers Written-By – Cuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury* 15 – The Special AKA: Free 5/5(1).
  6. Jan 29,  · As I expected, there is quite the mix in quality (subjectively). After all, it is a collection of singles, not a discrete album. I'm sorry to spin out what to some fans is a cliche, but I do feel that most of the best stuff was by "The Specials", not the "The Special Aka" (see the track list in the product description)/5().
  7. The real meat of the collection is that CD of 20 hits and staples, the songs that made the Specials one of the most vital bands of the early '80s: all the early singles -- "Gangsters," "Ghost Town," "Message to You Rudy," "Nite Klub" -- but also "Rat Race," "Stereotypes," "What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend," "Racist Friend," and.
  8. You will receive the exact cassette tape single pictured here. Uséd cassettes may show wear to the wording on the actual cassette. They are tested prior to shipping to assure they'll play. Felt pads are replaced if missing or worn. Cassette Tapes were popular from the 80's through through This tape will only play in a cassette occansimarbertralibudnovemitse.coinfo Rating: % positive.

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