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The Specials

So I suppose it’s time for the album that came out the year I was born. I’ve said through this musical journey that I was heavily influenced by the music my dad listened to and for years our car journeys as kids were almost entirely soundtracked by reggae and ska. 489 more words

Snapshots: The Specials @ Fillmore Silver Spring -- 9/10/16

The Specials lead singer Terry Hall performs at the Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 10, 2016. (Photo by Ben Eisendrath /Instagram+Twitter: GrillworksBen) 172 more words

Music Park

Blank Expression.


The Specials – Blank Expression (2016)

The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum - sometimes good things do come from Coventry

I have a pet theory. Every generation of music lovers is doomed in its conviction that their youth was a golden era for rock’n’roll. That music will never again reach the heights it climbed when they were 16 years old. 1,110 more words


The Beatles – Practice Makes Perfect

I’m always interested in stories of big bands and artists that played in more humble environments in the early stages of their career – particularly intrigued if they had already earned a degree of fame and popularity at the time. 237 more words


Random jukebox - The Specials

You can’t really help but love this moment from The Specials: