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The Cakeland Republic now available to read in issue 8 of North West Words!

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The Cakeland Republic,

available now in issue 8, Autumn / Winter,

of North West Words

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Not suitable for people on a diet – there will be cake!  24 more words

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Best Ska Bands of All Time

The trend of music in the world is always changing, creating new genres, as well as the merger of the genre of music. As well as bands from different genres, some are still holding out and there are also already couldn’t survive in the music Industry. 601 more words

All Time

The Wardrobe and the Pillow now available to read on Here Comes Everyone!

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The Wardrobe and the Pillow

is now available to read on  Here Comes Everyone! 81 more words

Creative Writing

538. The Specials - The Specials

Brief Background: The Specials  is the debut album by the UK band of the same name. Many of these songs were reworkings of first wave ska numbers giving them more of a Rock and Punk feel. 388 more words

The Specials

The Specials.

Play: The Specials – Gangsters

After the punk explosion came another influential movement called 2 Tone, heading up the talent that came out of that era was The Specials. 68 more words


What is ska?

This awful image above is of a “rude boy,” or a man who frequently listens to the sub-genre of punk called “ska.” I say a prayer of thanks every day that I was not a male born in the 1990’s, or else I may have looked like this man. 613 more words


Jukebox Classics: #6 The Specials

The Specials; heirs to the musical lineage of The Small Faces, The Sex Pistols and The Jam. Commercially successful bands but with more of an impact on a generation than record sales alone bring. 347 more words

Jukebox Classics