Sunday, 26 April 2009

3 x The Specials



Performing "Too Much Too Young" on "The Old Grey Whistle Test". Despite everything. this became a UK No1 single in January 1980.



A two-tone photo montage accompanies "Stereotype" from the second album, "More Specials".



Another single from the second album - "Rat Race". This was out just as I was sitting my first set of important exams, but I think I managed to block the message!

Great video, with most of the band dressed up as a schoolmaster of one subject or other.

The Specials have just reformed (minus Jerry Dammers unfortunately) and are currently on a sold-out tour. They guested recently on Jools Holland's "Later" show on BBC2.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Specials

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