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  1. From to , they released seven singles, two of which ("Too Much Too Young" & "Ghost Town") got to #1. By the time "Ghost Town" reached UK#1 on July 11, amidst massive street violence in the UK's major cities, The Specials had split. Jerry Dammers and John Bradbury continued under the name The Special AKA until , as did Horace.
  2. The Specials (also known as The Special AKA) is an English “2 Tone” ska revival band formed in in Coventry, England. Their music combines a danceable ska beat with punk’s energy, underpinned by an informed political and social stance. The group was formed by songwriter/keyboardist Jerry Dammers, with Terry Hall (vocals), Lynval Golding (guitar, vocals) and a rhythm section featuring.
  3. Ghost Town Live is a live album by The Specials, recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in and released in (see in music).
  4. Oct 04,  · Ghost Town marked the pinnacle of the labels achievements. Critics have called it "one of few singles to reflect perfectly a period in history" and "one of the most important records of our time". Released at a time when Prince Charles and Lady Diana were about to marry and inner city riots swept Britain the single summed up perfectly the irony.
  5. 2 hours ago · What else do you have lined up for the rest of ? Falle Nioke: In I have another ep coming hopefully and lots more recording. Ghost Culture: I’m currently finishing a ghost culture album.
  6. May 12,  · Mindblowing EP of inventive and soulful pop music disguised under a ska banner. "Ghost Town" (which lives up its title in a perfect manner) is in a way The Specials going Beach Boys circa '67 in spirit: several superb songs snippets rolled into one beautiful, flegmatic disenchanted story, including a short but unforgettable mariachi trumpets passage ; whereas "Fr/5().
  7. The original band's crowning achievement, this EP is an indispensable part of the Specials' canon. Jerry Dammers' "Ghost Town" chronicles the twin calamities of race-related violence and unemployment that exploded in England in Lynval Golding's "Why" carries on the theme, characterizing racists as "sheep inna wolf clothes.".
  8. Aug 21,  · Listen online to The Specials - Ghost Town and see which albums it appears on. Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Ghost Town on Discogs. Label: Chrysalis - clp • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Reggae • Style: Ska The Specials - Ghost Town (, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(21).

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