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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:54 am   Post subject: Add: Specials by Specials | Ska (1979) Reply with quote


Specials - Specials

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Track List:

Side one

1. "A Message to You, Rudy" (Dandy Livingstone) - 2:53
2. "Do the Dog" (Rufus Thomas, arr. by Jerry Dammers) - 2:09
3. "It's Up to You" (Dammers, The Specials) - 3:25
4. "Nite Klub" (Dammers, The Specials) - 3:22
5. "Doesn't Make It Alright" (Dammers, Dave Goldberg) - 3:26
6. "Concrete Jungle" (Byers) - 3:18
7. "Too Hot" (Cecil Campbell) - 3:09

Side two

1. "Monkey Man" (Toots Hibbert) - 2:45
2. "(Dawning of A) New Era" (Dammers) - 2:24
3. "Blank Expression" (Dammers, The Specials) - 2:43
4. "Stupid Marriage" (Dammers, Mark Harrison, Neville Staple) - 3:49
5. "Too Much Too Young" (Dammers, acknowledgment to Lloyd Charmers) - 6:06*
6. "Little *****" (Dammers)† - 2:31
7. "You're Wondering Now" (Seymour) - 2:36



Ska
1979
U.K.


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According to Wikipedia, this album is seen by some as the defining moment in the UK ska scene. Rolling stone listed the album at number 68 in the top 100 albums of the 80s.

Allmusic gave the album 5 out of 5 stars:
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A perfect moment in time captured on vinyl forever, such is the Specials' eponymous debut album; it arrived in shops in the middle of October 1979 and soared into the U.K. Top Five. It was an utter revelation--except for anyone who had seen the band on-stage...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:27 am   Post subject: Reply with quote


Ska's not my thing... but I'll support it so others can enjoy it. Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:12 am   Post subject: Reply with quote


"Bump"

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voted with Maybe
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