Although they spearheaded the Ska movement of the late ’70s and early ’80s, the Specials were so much more than a revivalist band as these songs prove. 15 Tracks: Gangsters, Rudi, a Message to You, Nite Club, Too Much Too Young (Live), Guns of Navarone (Live), Rat Race, Rude Boys Outta Jail, Maggie’s Farm, Do Nothing, Stereotype, Ghost Town (12″ Version), Why?, Friday Night, Saturday Morning Racist Friend, Free Nelson Mandela (Extended Version).
(2 Tone Records/2017)