The Specials
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The Ska Will Go On
4 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

Ska never died... it merely sank back underground to the grimy clubs from whence it sprang, while the genre’s biggest stars took time to rest, regroup, and strategize their comebacks.

Part 4: Heaven 17 to N.W.A. (1981-1988)
18 Jul 2007 // 6:00 PM

Sarcasm, irony, tongue-in-cheek, parody. Thumb your nose at 'em. Flip 'em the finger. Plug in the amp and blast 'em. That oughta kick 'em outta their apathy and get their asses shakin'! And more thoughts on motivational music.

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Ska Icons the Specials Return to US Stages and Screens (videos)
16 Apr 2010 // 1:01 AM

Not one to get left behind in the late '70s/early '80s nostalgia rush, Britain's ska heroes the Specials are back touring and

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PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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