The Best of 2 Tone 180g 2LP
The Best of 2 Tone 180g 2LP

The Best of 2 Tone 180g 2LP

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SKU:
CHRLP5014
UPC:
825646292950
Compilation Album On 180g Vinyl Double LP!

In 1979, Jerry Dammers from The Specials launched the cult music label 2 Tone Records, with the independent label Chrysalis. 2 Tone was most famous for releasing ska and reggae-influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone.

To celebrate the music and cultural movement that the label helped inspire, Parlophone has created a new compilation that brings together the best tracks from the label's history. THE BEST OF 2 TONE.

THE BEST OF 2 TONE features 18 tracks, including the first single from Madness ("The Prince"), the Beat's classic cover of Smokey Robinson's "Tears Of A Clown," and Bodysnatchers' "People Do Rocksteady," plus three more songs by The Selecter: "On My Radio," "Three Minute Hero" and "Missing Words."

Half of the album features music recorded by The Special AKA, which was shortened later to The Specials. Along with "Gangsters," the collection also includes both of the band's U.K. #1's - "Too Much Too Young" (1980) and "Ghost Town" (1981) - as well as several Top 10 songs: "A Message To You, Rudy," "Rat Race," "Stereotype," "Do Nothing," and "Free Nelson Mandela."

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP

Selections:
Side One:

1. Gangsters - The Special AKA
2. The Selecter - The Selecter
3. The Prince - Madness
4. On My Radio - The Selecter
5. A Message To You Rudy - The Specials (feat. Rico)
Side Two:
1. The Tears Of A Clown - The Beat
2. Too Much Too Young (Live) - The Special AKA
3. Three Minute Hero - The Selecter
4. Ranking Full Stop - The Beat
5. Rat Race - The Specials
Side Three:
1. Let's Do Rock Steady - The Bodysnatchers
2. Missing Words - The Selecter
3. Stereotype - The Specials
4. Sea Cruise - Rico
Side Four:
1. Do Nothing - The Specials
2. Ghost Town - The Specials
3. Nelson Mandela - The Special AKA
4. The Boiler - Rhoda With The Special AKA
Description
Compilation Album On 180g Vinyl Double LP!

In 1979, Jerry Dammers from The Specials launched the cult music label 2 Tone Records, with the independent label Chrysalis. 2 Tone was most famous for releasing ska and reggae-influenced music with a punk rock and pop music overtone.

To celebrate the music and cultural movement that the label helped inspire, Parlophone has created a new compilation that brings together the best tracks from the label's history. THE BEST OF 2 TONE.

THE BEST OF 2 TONE features 18 tracks, including the first single from Madness ("The Prince"), the Beat's classic cover of Smokey Robinson's "Tears Of A Clown," and Bodysnatchers' "People Do Rocksteady," plus three more songs by The Selecter: "On My Radio," "Three Minute Hero" and "Missing Words."

Half of the album features music recorded by The Special AKA, which was shortened later to The Specials. Along with "Gangsters," the collection also includes both of the band's U.K. #1's - "Too Much Too Young" (1980) and "Ghost Town" (1981) - as well as several Top 10 songs: "A Message To You, Rudy," "Rat Race," "Stereotype," "Do Nothing," and "Free Nelson Mandela."

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP

Selections:
Side One:

1. Gangsters - The Special AKA
2. The Selecter - The Selecter
3. The Prince - Madness
4. On My Radio - The Selecter
5. A Message To You Rudy - The Specials (feat. Rico)
Side Two:
1. The Tears Of A Clown - The Beat
2. Too Much Too Young (Live) - The Special AKA
3. Three Minute Hero - The Selecter
4. Ranking Full Stop - The Beat
5. Rat Race - The Specials
Side Three:
1. Let's Do Rock Steady - The Bodysnatchers
2. Missing Words - The Selecter
3. Stereotype - The Specials
4. Sea Cruise - Rico
Side Four:
1. Do Nothing - The Specials
2. Ghost Town - The Specials
3. Nelson Mandela - The Special AKA
4. The Boiler - Rhoda With The Special AKA
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
The Best of 2 Tone
Composer
Additional Artists
Specials, The Special AKA, The Beat, Madness, The Selecter, Rico
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
01-23-2018
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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