The 2 Tone Story

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 2 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1The Selecter
The Selecter3:01
2Gangsters
recording of:
Gangsters
writer:
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public), Roderick James Byers, Jerry Dammers, Lynval Golding, Terry Hall, Horace Panter and Neville Staple
arranger:
Jerry Dammers
version of:
Al Capone
The Special A.K.A.2:48
3The Prince
recording of:
The Prince
lyricist and composer:
Lee “Kix” Thompson (Madness)
dedicated to:
Prince Buster
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated)
Madness2:31
4On My Radio
recording of:
On My Radio
lyricist and composer:
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter)
publisher:
Fairwood Music Ltd.
The Selecter33:10
5Rudi, a Message to You
producer:
Elvis Costello
guest trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 132)
cover recording of:
A Message to You, Rudy
writer:
Dandy Livingstone
The Specials feat. Rico42:55
6Ranking Full Stop
The Beat2:49
7Ruder Than You
The Bodysnatchers2:49
8That Man Is Forward
Rico Rodriguez3:48
9Blank Expression
producer:
Elvis Costello
recording of:
Blank Expression
writer:
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public), Jerry Dammers, Lynval Golding, Terry Hall, Horace Panter, Roddy Radiation and Neville Staple
publisher:
Plangent Visions Music Ltd.
The Specials2.352:44
10Too Much Pressure (live)
live recording of:
Too Much Pressure
lyricist and composer:
Neol Davies (British musician and founder of The Selecter)
The Selecter2:51
11Lip Up Fatty (live)
live recording of:
Lip Up Fatty
writer:
Louis Cook, Douglas Trendle, David Farren, Paul Hyman, Chris Kane (saxophone player), Andrew Marson, Alan Sayag, Martin Stewart (member of Bad Manners, The Selecter) and Brian Tuitt
publisher:
Magnet Music Ltd. (publisher)
Bad Manners2:57
12Too Much Too Young (live)
live recording of:
Too Much Too Young
lyricist and composer:
Jerry Dammers
The Specials2:01
13Mirror in the Bathroom (live)
live recording of:
Mirror in the Bathroom
writer:
Andy Cox (of The Beat), Everett Morton, Roger Charlery, David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) and Dave Wakeling
publisher:
Arista Records Ltd. (not for release label use!), Beat Brothers Ltd. and Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
The Beat3:20
14Three Minute Hero (live)
The Selecter2:49
15One Step Beyond (live)
live cover recording of:
One Step Beyond…
lyricist and composer:
Cecil Bustamente Campbell
publisher:
Melodisc Music Ltd.
Madness3:11
16Do Nothing
recording of:
Do Nothing
composer:
Lynval Golding
The Specials feat. Rico3:40
17International Jet Set
The Specials5:00
18Easter Island
cover recording of:
Morning Island
composer:
渡辺貞夫
Rico Rodriguez4:09
19Why?
recording of:
Why? (The Specials)
composer:
Lynval Golding
The Specials3:03
20Ghost Town
producer:
John Collins (producer)
recording of:
Ghost Town
lyricist and composer:
Jerry Dammers
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited (not for release label use!)
The Specials feat. Rico45:56
21War Crimes
recording of:
War Crimes
composer:
Jerry Dammers
The Special A.K.A.4:00
22Nelson Mandela
recording of:
Free Nelson Mandela
lyricist and composer:
Jerry Dammers
publisher:
Plangent Visions Music Ltd. (in 1984)
The Special A.K.A.4:07
23Destroy Them
Rico Rodriguez5:35