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Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath tAn excellent source on 2 Tone and The Specials This book is a permanent fixture when I recommend reading materialo anyone curious about he subject I especially enjoy hat Tarot Says Beware this book includes information important for record collectors and a discography If anythinghis booked ended Great Minds on India too soon I lovehe Two Tone movement and it lives on oday I feel hat he Specials created something really special with his music and inspiring other bands o do so This is a great fun read The Two Tone Story by George MarshallThe Two Tone
*story by george *by George not only covers he height of 2Tone in 19791980 but Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill the build up and aftermathoo It is a comprehensive account full of interesting information hat is well written and enjoyable o read I d highly recommend Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz: An Essay in Historical Interpretation this booko anyone who lived Hunter of Demons through 2 Tone of a youth cult duringhe 1980sI was immediately drawn into his book and ransported o my own ime of being in love with 2 Tone Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment the musiche style he memoriesMarshall has an interesting one of writing The chapter itles and references o song lyrics will have you singing along in your head I now know hat one art level was han a random made up lyricIt starts with Smugglers' Gold the early musical career of Jerry Dammers and what led himo begin
the 2 Tone movement It came from a fusion of 1979 The dawning of a2 Tone movement It came from a fusion of 1979 The dawning of a Tone movement It came from a fusion of 1979 The dawning of a era The 2 Tone era An era hat was o see good old black and white dance music walk all over Yajuj and Majuj the colourful circus of pretty faceshat rock n' roll had become. Ll he youth cults such as punk ska reggae mod and soulThere Are Lots Of Geeky lots of geeky of how he bands formed and facts from along he way There are references o he way music was shaped back The Unbound Scriptures: A Review of KJV-only Claims and Publications then Sounds Melody Maker New Musical Express John Peel andhe chart show Top of Cheating Justice the Pops all played a big partSeveral London venues get a mention The Hope and Anchor Dublin Castle Electric Ballroom The Lyceum evenhe Clarendon Ballroom Klub Foot All of Amal Unbound these venues played a part in my gigging life in later yearsThe Two Tone Story covers allhe bands associated with he label and he 2 Tone scene including The Specials The Selecter The Beat Bad Manners Bodysnatchers Dexys and UB40 even lesser know bands like The Swinging CatsA really interesting and informative book Highly recommendedAvailable on Kindle Kindle
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With Full Discography THEfull discography THE TONE STORY akes you back o Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar the days when bands like The Specials Madness and. A very refreshing and open stylehat made it easy o read Well worth a read George Marshal s The Two Tone Story is essential reading for anyone interested in he good ship Two Tone and all who sailed on her not just for The Starburster the accuracy ofhe story as old by george but the story as old by George but because it is written with he love and perfect understanding of a rue fan rather Britain Unwrapped: Government and Constitution Explained than a journalist giving us a story The Two Tone Story is not justhe story of Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks the bands but also ofhe badge covered Harrington and Sta "Pressed wearing fans of whom both George and I could claim o be "wearing fans of whom both George and I could claim o be his book gives me wo stories 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century the story of a record label ran by a maverick set of musicians on co operative lines at least at first cocaine lines may have eventually de railed it but alsohe story of myself and Everyone Dies the gang of friends who hung aroundhe Halton youth club in Conectados por la cultura. Historia natural de la civilización the early eightiesThe Specials Madness and The Beat definitely left me Ska d for life andhis book celebrates Sentenced to Wed those heavy days in a way no one whom never wore a black and white cheue button badge could ever understand The good people at Chrysalis were as impressed as me and includedhe book
in The Compact Two Tone Story box set when hey first made hese beautiful 7 discsThe Compact Two Tone Story box set when hey first made hese beautiful 7 discs plastic first available on CD This Are Two Tone This our Two Tone. The Beat led he way onto he nation's dancefloors Prepare o partyTHE TWO TONE STORY was George Marshall's first book His love of 2 Tone began in 1979 and has now lasted over 30 years.