Too Much Too Young

The Story of Two Tone

Paul Sexton tells the story of how in 1979, The Specials led an invasion of ska bands that had the whole country dancing with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Acts included Madness, The Selecter and The Beat.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own Motown Records...in Coventry!

Paul follows the fortunes of all the 2-Tone bands and reveals how the label succeeded and then ultimately failed.

Featuring new interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

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The Story of Two Tone

Paul Sexton tells the story of how in 1979, The Specials led an invasion of ska bands that had the whole country dancing with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Acts included Madness, The Selecter and The Beat.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own Motown Records...in Coventry!

Paul follows the fortunes of all the 2-Tone bands and reveals how the label succeeded and then ultimately failed.

Featuring new interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.Paul Sexton tells the story of 2-Tone Records and Classic Album artists The Specials.

In 1979 6 Music Classic Album of the Day artists The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Paul Sexton tells the story.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own version of Motown Records...in Coventry!

Featuring interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

In 1979, in the wake of punk, The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label. Paul Sexton tells the story.

012011083020120620

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2-Tone Records and Classic Album artists The Specials.

In 1979 6 Music Classic Album of the Day artists The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Paul Sexton tells the story.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own version of Motown Records...in Coventry!

Featuring interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

In 1979, in the wake of punk, The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label. Paul Sexton tells the story.

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Paul Sexton continues the story of 2-Tone Records and Classic Album artists The Specials.

In 1979 6 Music Classic Album of the Day artists The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Paul Sexton continues the story.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own version of Motown Records...in Coventry!

Featuring interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

In 1979 The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label. Paul Sexton continues the story.

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Paul Sexton continues the story of 2-Tone Records and Classic Album artists The Specials.

In 1979 6 Music Classic Album of the Day artists The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label.

Paul Sexton continues the story.

It was the brainchild of the Specials' Jerry Dammers whose plan was to create his own version of Motown Records...in Coventry!

Featuring interviews with Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding and members of Madness, The Beat and The Selecter.

In 1979 The Specials led a ska revival with a series of hit records on the 2-Tone label. Paul Sexton continues the story.

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Paul Sexton tells the story of the 2 Tone record label and the band at its centre, The Specials.

Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding, as well as members of Madness, The Selector and The Beat.

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and the band at its centre, The Specials.

Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall and others.

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Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

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Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and the band at its centre, The Specials.

Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall and others.

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Paul Sexton continues his story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and the band at its centre, The Specials.

Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall and others.

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Paul Sexton continues his story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

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Paul Sexton continues his story of 2 Tone Records and The Specials.

Paul Sexton tells the story of 2 Tone Records and the band at its centre, The Specials.

Featuring interviews with Jerry Dammers, Terry Hall and others.

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Paul Sexton continues the story of the 2 Tone record label and The Specials.

Too Much Too Young (3/4) Paul Sexton continues the story of The Specials and 2 Tone.

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Paul Sexton continues the story of the 2 Tone record label and The Specials.

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Paul Sexton continues the story of the 2 Tone record label and The Specials.

Too Much Too Young (3/4) Paul Sexton continues the story of The Specials and 2 Tone.

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Paul Sexton concludes the story of the 2 Tone record label.

Too Much Too Young (4/4) Paul Sexton concludes the story of The Specials and 2 Tone.

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Paul Sexton concludes the story of the 2 Tone record label.

Too Much Too Young (4/4) Paul Sexton concludes the story of The Specials and 2 Tone.

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Paul Sexton concludes the story of the 2 Tone record label.