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Who created it? Staple, Neville.
What's it called? Original rude boy : from Borstal to the Specials : a life of crime and music / Neville Staple with Tony McMahon ; foreword by Pete Waterman.
Who published it? London : Aurum, 2010.
Edition info! Pbk. ed.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  782.42166 Sta  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xxi, 350 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Helpful notes! Originally published: 2009.
Extra info! Includes discography (p. 339-341) and index.
What's in it? Jamaica to rugby, the early years -- Coventry, the Locarno and Borstal -- Jah Baddis, the sound system scene -- The specials, the Rude Boys arrive -- On the road, sex, drugs and ska -- The 2 toning of America -- The specials, the Rude Boys leave -- Fun boy three, bubblegum pop rules -- Bhangra House, dance music takes over -- The third wave, America revives ska -- The specials return, Jerry and me.
Helpful subjects! Staple, Neville.
Specials (Musical group)
Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
More people who helped! McMahon, Tony, accordionist.
Other titles to try! From Borstal to the Specials : a life of crime and music
Special numbers! 9781845135423 (pbk.)
1845135423 (pbk.)
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