Two Tone Records. The brains behind the 2nd wave of Ska. A label and music that burned bright and faded quickly. But, the impact of Two Tone Records and the 2nd Wave of Ska is still felt today in Rock and Roll. Jerry Dammers was the brain behind the label and really the catalyst that brought the 2nd Wave of Ska to the forefront of the Punk/Post Punk/New Wave movement. Ray and Markus look at the history of this wonderful label and many of the of the bands who were part of the Two Tone family. The Specials/Coventry Automatics, The Beat(English Beat), Madness, Selecter, The Bodysnatchers, Bad Manners and more. The Movie Dance Craze(1981) is a great example of how live music thrived in the UK during the late 70's and early 80's.
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