The Specials pictured in the Eighties with Terry Hall, Lynvall Golding, Jerry Dammers
, Neville Staples, Sir Horace Gentleman
appears as part of the month-long Writing on the Wall festival - WoWfest 2016.
I knew very little about Mandela until I went to an anti-apartheid concert in London in 1983," admitted Dammers
, founder of the multiracial English ska-punk band The Specials later renamed The Special AKA, wrote Free Nelson Mandela in 1984 and it instantly became the unofficial hymn for the international anti-apartheid movement.
Anthony B, Rudey Alba & MC Ishu are at World Headquarters on Friday from 11pm-3am; Winston Francis, Freddie Notes and Tony Washington are at The Cluny on Saturday from 11pm-3am; and Jerry Dammers
plays World Headquarters, also on Saturday from 11pm-3am.
org), university music professors Rick Dammers
and David Williams have dubbed this population "NTMs"--nontraditional music students--or the "Other 60 Percent.
All that's missing is original member Jerry Dammers
but that's his loss.
Although London-based Hall is feeling more complete these days, the reformed band is currently missing an original member, keyboard player Jerry Dammers
Some veteran stars of the earlier carnivals were also performing this time, such as Jerry Dammers
of the Specials and Poly Styrene of X-Ray Specs, and Tony Benn (yes, really
The Neath politician rallied with Pete Doherty and Jerry Dammers
from the Specials at the Unite Against Fascism conference in London.
It remains to be seen, though, what effect setting the threshold at Euro 5,000 will have on the market", said Mr Dammers
The others, led by keyboardist-writer Jerry Dammers
, became Special AKA, which scored big with the anthem "Free Nelson Mandela.
The cops do, too, especially jittery FBI agent Dammers
(``Re-Animator's'' Jeffrey Combs), who clearly has spent too much time working the X Files.
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The festival, on April 20 and 21 atCoatham Memorial Hall, will kick off on the Friday with a DJ set from Dammers
, founder of the 2Tone record label.