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  Topic: Clyde Grimes / The Untouchables has died 05/07/2016
Tearjerker87

Replies: 4
Views: 6654

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:54 pm   Subject: Clyde Grimes / The Untouchables has died 05/07/2016
Very sad indeed. I loved these guys, they were amazing live. Me & my best mate met them at Warwick University in 1985 and they were the nicest, coolest & most approachable band you could meet. ...
  Topic: The Selecter / Access All Areas (CD+DVD) 1980
Tearjerker87

Replies: 71
Views: 32252

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:55 am   Subject: The Selecter / Access All Areas (CD+DVD) 1980
Pure class.....mine came yesterday and I watched it straight away.
So much energy - Pauline was outstanding & Desmond Brown was such a great entertainer. Not sure about the sound quality though - ...
  Topic: RICO RODRIGUEZ RIP
Tearjerker87

Replies: 36
Views: 23481

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 5:36 pm   Subject: RICO RODRIGUEZ RIP
Goodnight Rico / wonderful man - my wife & I met him a few years back and he chatted to us for ages about life with the Specials and how Jools Holland had given him such a great opportunity to sta ...
  Topic: The Selecter / Access All Areas (CD+DVD) 1980
Tearjerker87

Replies: 71
Views: 32252

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 6:39 pm   Subject: The one & only.....
At last The real Selecter.....not some watered down, cabaret version of the 2nd best band to ever come out of Coventry. Can't wait!
  Topic: Roddy Byers / charleston city paper (13/05/2015)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 4
Views: 4025

PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Mon May 25, 2015 8:47 am   Subject: Roddy Byers / charleston city paper (13/05/2015)
"in 2009 he found the perfect marriage of ska and rockabilly when he formed the Skabilly Rebels"

????? The rebels were formed around 2003 I think.......?
  Topic: Skasso / Bonediggin' (Live) 2009
Tearjerker87

Replies: 4
Views: 4756

PostForum: Roddy "Radiation" Byers   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:44 pm   Subject: Skasso / Bonediggin' (Live) 2009
Not as much energy as this......Smile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPBZEJ2OgRs
  Topic: The Specials / Interview (2009)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 2
Views: 3210

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:18 pm   Subject: The Specials / Interview (2009)
Happy days.......
  Topic: The Specials / Lollapalooza, Chile 15/03/2015)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 9
Views: 7137

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:06 pm   Subject: The Specials / Lollapalooza, Chile 15/03/2015)
Steve Craddock does a great job - the guy from the dead 60s has absolutely no presence and his playing is lifeless. Gutted to see the guys like this. Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Charley 'Aitch' Bembridge / Interview (02/10/2014)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 8
Views: 5865

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:50 pm   Subject: Charley 'Aitch' Bembridge / Interview (02/10/2014)
Aitch is a legend and should still be in The Selecter.
Winston is great but have never heard a drummer who actually sounds like him. Nice guy too.
  Topic: 21 Guns / Dark Night (Unreleased) BBC Session 1981
Tearjerker87

Replies: 1
Views: 1420

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:56 pm   Subject: 21 Guns / Dark Night (Unreleased) BBC Session 1981
Great tune......featuring Trevor Rockers Evans, Specials DJ & the late Gus Chambers, former lead singer of Squad. Quality find Paul.....
  Topic: Feeling Sad.......
Tearjerker87

Replies: 15
Views: 7811

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:02 pm   Subject: Feeling Sad.......
this is pretty good too.......although slightly odd that Terry has no shoes on

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caXbQVYrTxM
  Topic: Feeling Sad.......
Tearjerker87

Replies: 15
Views: 7811

PostForum: The Specials   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:59 am   Subject: Feeling Sad.......
.....that will probably not see energy like this ever again

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du4rlzmwIA0

My favourite live clip of the Specials ever. Even Jerry would struggle to argue this isn' ...
  Topic: The Untouchables / Free Yourself & City Gent (No 73)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 9
Views: 3700

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:34 pm   Subject: The Untouchables / Free Yourself & City Gent (No 73)
Brilliant live band - saw them in 1985 at Warwick University, absolutely amazing, not really ska in sound but very lively. Met them before the show and they were also great guys, very friendly. Shame ...
  Topic: Neville Staple / Coventry Calling
Tearjerker87

Replies: 7
Views: 5978

PostForum: Neville Staple   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:17 pm   Subject: Neville Staple / Coventry Calling
What a fantastic video - everyone looking so happy.
Wish I'd have gone along.
  Topic: RIP Desmond Dekker
Tearjerker87

Replies: 7
Views: 3589

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 10:35 am   Subject: RIP Desmond Dekker
Desmond passed away in 2006?
  Topic: MK 2 Specials and a bit of the Beat
Tearjerker87

Replies: 6
Views: 6402

PostForum: Specials & Other related video   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 6:49 pm   Subject: Johnny Be Ska
did no-one spot a very young (and shy) looking Jon Read in 90's Leicester band Ska-Boom in the 'Big Decision' bit that followed. Mark & Russ from Jon's band Kingsize also there. Brilliant clip Sug ...
  Topic: Chrysalis Records / Co-Founder Chris Wright (Interview)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 1
Views: 1836

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:37 pm   Subject: Chrysalis Records / Co-Founder Chris Wright (Interview)
Great interview but Free Nelson Mandela was never a No1 single? It got to number 9.
  Topic: Bruce Springsteen / Free Nelson Mandela 26/01/14
Tearjerker87

Replies: 7
Views: 2719

PostForum: General Music   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:06 pm   Subject: Bruce Springsteen / Free Nelson Mandela 26/01/14
Absolutely brilliant……quite emotional seeing that.
  Topic: what would you like in 2014
Tearjerker87

Replies: 27
Views: 9459

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:55 pm   Subject: what would you like in 2014
A proper Selecter re-union.

Would walk a thousand miles to see it for just one night.
  Topic: The Fun Boy Three / Gangsters, Pinkpop 1983 (HQ)
Tearjerker87

Replies: 1
Views: 3519

PostForum: Specials & Other related video   Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:53 pm   Subject: The Fun Boy Three / Gangsters, Pinkpop 1983 (HQ)
Very lame version, unbelievable how different to the version they would have played only 3 years before on the same stage.

Great to see though, forgot Neville had a trumpet sometimes.
 
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