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early eightiesThe Specials and The Beat definitely left me Ska d for life and this book celebrates those eavy days in a way n 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 do so This is a great fun read 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 umble beginnings in Coventry to the bands that made it onto the label The book is writ 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 discography it was oknot really sure what I was expecting Pretty thin on the ground as far as depth and insight a chronologystill doesn t take long To Whiz Through And One whiz through and one it got me to listen to Nelson Mandela again top track. The Beat led the way onto the nation's dancefloors Prepare to partyTHE TWO TONE STORY was George Marshall's first book His love of 2 Tone began in 1979 and as now lasted over 30 years. Pe and Anchor Dublin Castle Electric Ballroom The Lyceum even the Clarendon Ballroom Klub Foot All of these venues played a part in my gigging life in later yearsThe Two Tone Story covers all the bands associated with the label and the 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 Unlimited and in paperback George Marshal s The Two Tone
Story Is Essential Reading 
is essential reading anyone interested in the good ship Two Tone and all who sailed on er not just for the 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 story The Two Tone Story is not just 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 ave eventually de rai. This is the story of the rise and fall of 2 Tone and British ska Complete with full discography THE TWO TONE STORY takes you back to the days when bands like The Specials Madness and. ,

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The Two Tone Story by George MarshallThe Two Tone Story by George Marshall *Not Only Covers The Height * only covers the Dragonsbane height 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 dighly recommend this book to anyone who lived through 2 Tone of a youth cult during the 1980sI was immediately drawn "into this book and transported to my own time of being in love with 2 Tone the music the style "this book and transported to my own time of being in love with 2 Tone the music the style memoriesMarshall Lonestar Sanctuary has an interesting tone of writing The chapter titles and references to song lyrics willave you singing along in your Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator 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 ledim 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 ow the bands formed and facts from along the way There are references to the way music was shaped back then Sounds Melody Maker New Musical Express John Peel and the chart show Top of the Pops all played a big partSeveral London venues get a mention The Ho. 1979 The dawning of a new era The 2 Tone era An era that was to see good old black and white dance music walk all over the era An era that was to see good old black and white dance music walk all over the circus of pretty faces that rock n' roll ad become. ,