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Old Jun 19th 2011, 5:51 am
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(well, 30 years tomorrow, actually)

........ the release of Ghost Town by the Specials. Lots of stuff in the press at the moment about how the song 'defined the era', 'voice of the street making itself heard', 'took music out of the boardrooms', etc.

Seminal landmark record - or over-rated?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13780074
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I remember buying that 7 inch from a record shop in a shopping centre in Crawley which was rather apt. We were cub camping in Tilgate Forest at the time - no other reason to visit Crawley. Quite vivid memories as my grandad died that week and Ghost Town reminds me of him.

Had a great B side if i remember.
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I vote seminal landmark record.

Still listen to it regularly today. As I do with Run DMC + Aerosmith ' Walk This Way'. Released in 1984, not far from the 30 yr mark either.
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I thought Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now was more seminal !!
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I thought Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now was more seminal !!
Mel & Kim - Respectable - semen-al (as in I wasted a lot over them)
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I'm going for Rene & Renato.....' save your love '....

A defining moment in music culture...
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
(well, 30 years tomorrow, actually)

........ the release of Ghost Town by the Specials. Lots of stuff in the press at the moment about how the song 'defined the era', 'voice of the street making itself heard', 'took music out of the boardrooms', etc.

Seminal landmark record - or over-rated?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13780074
Their debut album from 1979 'The Specials' still sounds raw and fresh , there's so many good tracks on that album , i still listen to it today and it sounds as good as ever
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
Mel & Kim - Respectable - semen-al (as in I wasted a lot over them)
Even after one of them died?
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Originally Posted by co durham boy View Post
I'm going for Rene & Renato.....' save your love '....

A defining moment in music culture...
No mate, had to be 'Shaddap Your Face' by Joe Dolce.

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You're all heathens....

Iron Maiden's "Number of the Beast"

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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Even after one of them died?
Surely then, there would be more to 'go around' for Kim?
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Even after one of them died?
go on stick a retrospective pic of the dead one on your avatar as a mark of respect
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
go on stick a retrospective pic of the dead one on your avatar as a mark of respect
But she died 21 years ago - bit too retro? Dean only tends to do 'modern day deaths'.
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
go on stick a retrospective pic of the dead one on your avatar as a mark of respect
Done.
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
(well, 30 years tomorrow, actually)

........ the release of Ghost Town by the Specials. Lots of stuff in the press at the moment about how the song 'defined the era', 'voice of the street making itself heard', 'took music out of the boardrooms', etc.

Seminal landmark record - or over-rated?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13780074
and 30 years later her spawn are leading us down the exact same path

is she dead yet ?
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