If you don’t have much of the band in your collection, you might want to check out this new Skatalites compilation from Trojan.
Take your pick of CD or vinyl for the Studio One Rocksteady 2: The Soul Of Young Jamaica release from Soul Jazz.
If you can’t get a ticket to the final night of The Specials UK tour, you can enjoy it live from the comfort of your own home.
BBC Four is always the channel to watch and never more so than on Friday 14th October 2016. That’s the transmission of The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts.
I’m guessing you might already own the tracks on here, but if you don’t – or just want to add to your collection – so check out the upcoming Trojan Original Ska Classics.
This actually sneaked out just before Christmas, but I’v4 only now got my hands on Too Much Too Young by Steve Piper, which is published by Old Dog Books.
There seems to be a clutch of classic album reissued on coloured vinyl tomorrow (9th October), including The Specials debut album, which returns on limited edition white vinyl.
Coming soon: Studio One Jump Up – The Birth of a Sound: Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz and Early Ska (Soul Jazz)
Interesting compilation landing next week, which is Studio One Jump Up – The Birth of a Sound: Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz and Early Ska on the Soul Jazz label.