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The Beat – The 7″ Singles Collection (2020) Vinyl 7″ Reissue Box Set

Band: The Beat (2)

Album: The 7" Singles Collection

Release Date:

Music Genre: Reggae Pop Ska

Label: Edsel Records

Release Country: Europe

Record Type: 26 Tracks Vinyl 7" Reissue Box Set

2 Tone Ska revival group formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England by guitarist/vocalist Dave Wakeling with David Steele (bass) and Andy Cox (guitar) along with rapper/toaster Ranking Roger (Roger Charlery), drummer Everett Morton and veteran Jamaican saxophonist Saxa (Lionel Martin). As there was an eponymous US group emerging at the time they were forced to use the names The English Beat on their American releases and The British Beat briefly in Australia.

The band enjoyed immediate chart success and established their own record label Go-Feet Records. After the split in 1983, Steele and Cox went on to form Fine Young Cannibals and later


26 Tracks
A Tears Of A Clown
B Ranking Full Stop
C Hands Off...She's Mine
D Twist And Crawl
E Mirror In The Bathroom
F Jackpot
G Best Friend
H Stand Down Margaret (dub)
I Too Nice To Talk To
J Psychedelic Rockers
K Drowning
L All Out To Get You
M Doors Of Your Heart
N Get-A-Job
O Hit It (Auto Erotic)
P Which Side Of The Bed...?
Q Save It For Later
R What's Your Best Thing
S Jeanette
T March Of The Swivel Heads
U I Confess
V Sole Salvation
W Can't Get Used To Losing You (1983 Remix)
X Spar Wid Me
Y Ackee 1-2-3
Z Monkey Murders

RSD 2015 Release

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