Music Mondays - What Inspires - The Specials

Still in the United Kingdom!

Oooh! Ooooh! Ooooh! So The Specials hold a "special" place in my heart because it was my very first concert. I know, my peers were seeing New Edition, Boys 2 Men and Bel Biv Devoe and I was front and center at The Specials concert, which by the way was pretty great (if not strange because my friend and I were definitely the youngge

If you aren't familiar with the second wave ska movement of the late 70's and early 80's, just know that these young men were very popular.  Being a big fan of first, second and a little bit of third wave ska, their debut album (and really only album) was played constantly while driving all over Chicago and we still play it today in the studio.