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Dance Craze (1981)

Concert footage of the multi-racial 2-Tone bands, including The Beat, Madness, The Bodysnatchers, Bad Manners, The Selecter and The Specials. Director Joe Massot

Selecter, The

The Selecter are often considered 2 Tone's 'also ran's' behind The Specials. They were a top live draw in their own right, though, and their 1980...

Bad Manners

Bad Manners - a nine-piece ska band from north London - were one of the many bands to take their inspiration from The Specials and the Ska...

Allniters, The

During the late 70s/early 80s a small pub in downtown Sydney, called the Sussex Hotel, was the birthplace of the Australian mod revival. When...

2 Tone

The independent 2 Tone Records label was founded by Jerry Dammers of The Specials in 1979. Dedicated to dance-floor music performed by racially mixed...

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