Rude Boys Outa Jail; It's Up To You;
Little Bitch; Monkey Man; Blank Expression; Concrete Jungle; Stupid Marriage;
You're Wondering Now;·
Poor Boy Coventry; Nothing Ever Changed; Rat Race; Stereotype; A Message to You
Rudy; Tube Train; Do the Dog; Too Much Too Young; Fanta C. Rachel; Nite Klub;
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) You're Wondering Now
band line up
Jerry Dammers Terry Hall Neville
Staple Sir Horace Gentleman Roddy Radiation Lynval Golding
Rhoda Dakar Sarah Jane Owen
Stella Barker Nicky Summers Penny Leyton Miranda Joyce
Paul King (vocs) Tony Wall (bass) Colin Heames (drums) Paul Sampson
gig poster and flyer (click to
The webmaster, north Bucks:
"This was a weird
gig and I may be a dissenting voice. I remember the Bodysnatchers being OK
but I was dismayed at what was then one of Britain's most dynamic live
bands seeming to have a bad night, truly not helped by members of the band
diving in the crowd and encouraging many of them up on stage which I
subsequently found out that they had been explicitly asked not to do."
had petered out by 1981. Dammers led a revived Special AKA most notably having a huge hit with Free
Nelson Mandela. Hall, Golding and Staples formed the successful Fun Boy
Three. Hall also had some success with Colourfield.
The Specials reformed
in 2008 and played hugely successful tours in 2009. The
reformed line-up did not include Jerry Dammers who now tours as The
Spatial AKA Orchestra
This reformed line up returned to
Friars Aylesbury in May 2013 without Dammers and Neville Staple. they also broke
every friars record going for ticket sales.
John Bradbury died in
odds and trivia
first band on the bill, The Reluctant
Stereotypes had huge success by 1985 with a slight line up change and a
change of band name. That band? King.
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