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The Best Of The Specials And Fun Boy Three

Advantages: Fun, Racy Tracks
Disadvantages: Songs aren't labeled by which band wrote them.

The album inclides ska classics such as, -Ghost Town (which hit number one in 1981) -A message to you rudy -Our lips are sealed -Gangsters The specials were an English ska band formed in coventry 1977. The members were, Jerry Dammers Terry ha ...

jmeekcom 13.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Best Of The Specials And Fun Boy Three, The - Neville Staple & His Guest Band

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Studio One Ska is the ULTIMATE ska compilation

Advantages: Amazing songs, great packaging
Disadvantages: NONE

You might have seen this CD before and been miffed at the measly 17 tracks on offer, especially compared to the 50 track box sets that Trojan offer for less money, and so left it on the shelf. However, this CD is simply the best ska compilation I've ever ...

john_harrison 21.09.2009 · Read full review
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Too Many Freaks Not Enough Stages

Advantages: Awe inspiring Ska
Disadvantages: Only 8 tracks

Ok, if you are in to your Ska then you will probably already have come across Pama International at some point. They are an amazing chilled out Ska band with seriously experienced band members that make way for an awe inspiring live show. This album was r ...

RazzaLazza 09.06.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Too Many Freaks Not Enough Stages - Pama International

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a Farse? ... not at all

Advantages: Rare style, Punchy and energetic
Disadvantages: Bit too hardcore for some

Farse are a cult five-piece ska-core collective from the Midlands. For those of you not familiar with this genre, allow me to expand on it for you. It fuses the elements of ska (e.g. Madness, Operation Ivy) with hardcore, which is a derivative of punk ...

BZ2886 10.06.2008 · Read full review
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Cover versions from Spunge

Advantages: catchy new takes on classic songs
Disadvantages: nothing new

Spunge, the Tewksbury ska-punk quintet, have not put forth a proper studio album for a long time. Four years it has been now. To try and placate their fans they released this CD two years ago, a CD full of cover versions and live versions. When I've see ...

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Review of That Should Cover It - Spunge

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