These issues came with a plain white sleeve stamped by the band themselves with the words THE SPECIAL . A 'Gangsters' Vs THE SELECTER. This stamped sleeve was limited to 5000 copies. The subsequent issues came in the standard 2-Tone sleeve: Gangsters, The Selecter. I have a TT1/TT2 The Special AKA copy that I bought on release. It looks black but is in fact is a deep red colour vinyl when you hold it up to the light. Anyone else got this?
First live album, split album with The Selecter. Label: Windsong International. Live at the Moonlight Club. E^ Promotional single release.
For other uses, see Special (disambiguation). 1979 studio album by The Specials. The Specials is the debut album by British ska revival band The Specials. Released on 19 October 1979 on Jerry Dammers' 2 Tone label, the album is seen by some as the defining moment in the UK ska scene.
Three Minute Hero - The Selecter. 6. Easy Life - The Bodysnatchers. 7. Big Shot - The English Beat. 8. Man At C & A - The Specials. 9. Missing Words - The Selecter. 10. Ranking Full Stop - The English Beat. 11. Carry Go Bring Come - The Selecter. 13. Guns Of Navarone - The Special . 14. Too Much Pressure - The Selecter. 15. Nite Club - The Specials.
Official page for 2-Tone legends The Selecter. The Jools Holland 2019 . tour continues this evening with two nights at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Royal Tunbridge Wells with special guests Pauline Black. amp; Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson from the 2 Tone Ska revival band ‘The Selecter’. Here’s a pic from a gig we did recently at Ronnie Scott’s legendary & iconic Jazz Club here in London. Photo courtesy of Carl Hyde).
The Selecter featured a racially diverse line-up. Their lyrics featured themes connected to politics. Reinforcing the songs of Neol Davies were the voice and rude girl style of Pauline Black and the rhythms of Desmond Brown on the Hammond organ. The Selecter reformed in 1991 and vocalist Black continued to perform and release music under The Selecter name until 2006. "The Special AKA Vs. The Selecter". Retrieved 2013-06-16.
The Specials AKA. Gangsters and 1st album record label album stickers. Gangsters VS THE SELECTER 2 TONE HAND STAMPED 1ST PRESSING 7". Pre-owned.