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The Beat - Live in Amsterdam 1980

Known in the USA as The English Beat, and elsewhere simply as The Beat , this is the band live at the excellent concert venue, The Paradiso in Amsterdam, Holland, on this occasion back in 1980. 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). Set List: 1.Two Swords. 2.Tears Of A Clown. 3.Twist And Crawl. 4.Rough Rider. 5.Mirror In The Bathroom. 6.Best Friend. 7.Whine And Grine / Stand Down Margaret. 8.Noise In This World. 9.Big Shot. 10.Hands Off She's Mine. 11.Jackpot. 12.Click Click. 13.Ranking Full Stop. Concert Band Line Up: Ranking Roger - vocals Dave Wakeling - vocals Andy Cox - guitar Davi