One of the original 2 Tone bands, The Beat along with the likes of The Specials, helped revive Ska in the UK, and appealed to many who had got back in to music, through punk and new wave.
Source: FM radio broadcast (Sorry not much info accompanied this boot).
Sound Quality: Very good FM stereo mp3 @320kbps.
Genre: 2 Tone, Ska, Reggae, New Wave.
Set: Most of set, however may have been edited for broadcast (total Playing Time 44:34).
2.Tears Of A Clown.
3.Twist And Crawl.
5.Mirror In The Bathroom.
7.Whine And Grine / Stand Down Margaret.
8.Noise In This World.
10.Hands Off She's Mine.
13.Ranking Full Stop.
Concert Band Line Up:
Ranking Roger - vocals
Dave Wakeling - vocals
Andy Cox - guitar
David Steele - bass
Everett Morton - percussion
Saxa - saxophone
Links: Official site HERE. Wikipedia HERE.
Comments: This was from the tour supporting their first album release (I Just Cant Stop It), the band having already scored chart success with their excellent cover of 'Tears Of A Clown'.
Their official site concisely describes the coming of The Beat, so well in fact that I notice some sizable copy and pasting to Wikipedia, well if it's OK for others...
'Formed in the working class suburbs of industrial
Better still get your two tone outfit on and try keeping your feet still, as you listen to this classic performance.
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Purchase: MP3's (always DRM free) from Amazon.co.uk - Beehive Candy presents: The Beat - The Platinum Collection