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Summer feel good music to keep you going through to autumn – Preview: Stone Foundation – A Life Unlimited Tour

‘Solid funky grooves and very melodic keys’ – Stone Foundation’s guitarist and vocalist Neil Jones let me know a bit more about their upcoming tour, including one night at the Jazz Café in Camden. 531 more words


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Bad Manners

The Venue – Derby

6th August 2015

It was a hot sweaty night in Derby which saw Busta Bloodvessel storm to the stage at… 368 more words

The Specials + Lime Cordiale - The Palace Theatre, Melbourne (05/04/2012)

Hailing from the Gold Coast, Lime Cordiale are a group of young, good-looking dudes who play that smooth hybrid genre categorised generally as ‘roots’ music. Appearing as the opening act at Melbourne’s Palace Theatre, brothers… 584 more words

Live Reviews

Droplets of Verse: 'Watching the Specials at Splendour in the Company of Frank McMahon'

‘Terry Hall’s a miserable git, he’ll just walk off
If anyone throws beer cans on to the stage’
That’s what Frank McMahon said as we waited… 172 more words


Age is Such a Relative Thing

Book: Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell

Music: The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum

Composer/Artist: Funboy Three

It’s 2015 – Terry Hall is 56 years old. 31 more words


The Specials Play "Too Much Too Young" (Live EP Version)

Listen to this track by first tier of second wave ska outfits The Specials. It’s “Too Much Too Young” as featured on their 1980 EP of the same name. 1,118 more words



I will admit that it was only after I heard English Beat’s version of “Tears of a Clown” that I understood the line, “Just like Pagliacci did.” Now I need to figure out who Pagliacci is. 676 more words

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