An excellent source on 2 Tone and The Specials This book is a permanent fixture when I recommend reading material to anyone curious about the subject I especially enjoy that this book includes information important for record collectors and a iscography If anything this booked ended too soon I love the Two Tone movement and it lives on today I feel that the Specials created something really special with this music and inspiring other bands to Brute Force (Nick Stone, do so This is a great fun read The Two Tone Story by George MarshallThe Two Tone Story by George Marshall not only covers the height of 2Tone in 19791980 but the build up and aftermath too It is a comprehensive account full of interesting information that is well written and enjoyable to read I highly recommend this book to anyone who lived through 2 Tone of a youth cult Beautiful Breasts Pictures during the 1980sI was immediatelyrawn into this book and transported to my own time of being in love with 2 Tone the music the style the memoriesMarshall has an interesting tone of writing The chapter titles and references to song lyrics will. 1979 The To Risks Unknown dawning of a new era The 2 Tone era An era that was to see good old black and whiteance music walk all over the colourful circus of pretty faces that rock n' roll had become.
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Accuracy of the story as told by George but also because it is written with the love and perfect understanding of a true fan rather than a journalist giving us a story The Two Tone Story is not just the story of the bands but also of the badge covered Harrington and Sta Pressed wearing fans of whom both George and I could claim to be amongstReading this book gives me two stories 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 e railed it but also the story of myself and the gang of friends who hung around the Halton youth club in the early eightiesThe Specials Madness and The Beat efinitely left me Ska The Vampire Next Door (Strange Neighbors, d for life and this book celebrates those heavyays 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 included the book in The Compact Two Tone Story box set when they first made these beautiful 7 Any Girl Can Be a CandyKiss Girl! / Tea with the Birds / The G-SUS Gene discs of plastic first available on CD This Are Two Tone This our Two Tone. The Beat led the way onto the nation'sancefloors Prepare to 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.
Have you singing along in your head I now know that one art level was than a random made up lyricIt starts with the early musical career of Jerry Dammers and what led him to begin the 2 Tone movement It came from a fusion of all the youth cults such as punk ska reggae mod and soulThere are lots of geeky backstories of how the bands formed and facts from along the way There are references it was oknot really sure what I was expecting Pretty thin on the ground as far as Scandal! depth and insight a chronologystilloesn t take long to whiz through and one upside it got me to listen to Nelson Mandela again top track I grew up listing to a lot of two tone music the specials the beat etc and this book was a great insight into the 2 tone label From its humble beginnings in Coventry to the bands that made it onto the label The book is writing in a very refreshing and open style that made it easy to read Well worth a read George Marshal s The Two Tone Story is essential reading for anyone interested in the good ship Two Tone and all who sailed on her not just for the. This is the story of the rise and fall of 2 Tone and British ska Complete with full The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel discography THE TWO TONE STORY takes you back to theays when bands like The Specials Madness and.
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