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Specials*Stereo-Typical (A's, B's & Rarities)

Label:EMI – 527 1542, EMI – 7243 5 27154 2 8
Format:
3 x CD, Compilation
Country:UK & Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock, Reggae, Pop
Style:Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dub

Tracklist

1-1The Special AKA*Gangsters
ProducerThe Special A.K.A.*
Written-ByDammers*
2:48
1-2The Specials Featuring Rico*A Message To You Rudy
FeaturingRico*
ProducerElvis Costello
Written-ByThompson*
2:54
1-3The Specials Featuring Rico*Nite Klub
FeaturingRico*
ProducerElvis Costello
Written-ByDammers*, The Specials
3:09
1-4The Special AKA*Too Much Too Young
Written-ByDammers*, Chalmers*
2:05
1-5The Special AKA*Guns Of Navarone
Written-ByTompkins*, Webster*
2:19
The Special AKA*Skinhead Symphony (Medley)(6:37)
1-6ALong Shot Kick The Bucket
Written-ByAgard*, Robinson*, Crooks*
1-6BLiquidator
Written-ByJohnson*
1-6CSkinhead Moonstomp
Written-ByNaismith*, Ellis*
1-7The SpecialsRat Race
Written-ByRadiation*
3:09
1-8The SpecialsRude Boys Outa Jail
Written-ByGolding*, Staples*, Gentleman*
2:39
1-9The SpecialsStereotype
Written-ByDammers*
3:52
1-10The SpecialsInternational Jet Set
Written-ByDammers*
4:14
1-11The Specials Featuring Rico* With The Ice Rink String SoundsDo Nothing
FeaturingRico*
Featuring [With]The Ice Rink String Sounds
Written-ByGolding*
3:39
1-12The Specials Featuring Rico* With The Ice Rink String SoundsMaggie's Farm
FeaturingRico*
Featuring [With]The Ice Rink String Sounds
Written-ByDylan*
3:33
1-13Roddy Radiation & The SpecialsBraggin' And Tryin' Not To Lie
Written-ByRadiation*
3:24
1-14Neville Staples* AKA Judge RoughneckRude Boys Outa Jail (Version)
Written-ByStaples*
4:07
1-15The SpecialsGhost Town
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByDammers*
3:40
1-16The SpecialsWhy?
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByGolding*
2:55
1-17The SpecialsFriday Night, Saturday Morning
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByHall*
3:34
1-18The SpecialsConcrete Jungle (Live)
Written-ByRadiation*
3:07
1-19The Special AKARacquel
Written-ByDammers*
1:59
2-1Rhoda* With The Special AKAThe Boiler
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Written-BySummer*, Joyce*, Summers*, Leyton*, Dakar*, Owens*, Barker*
5:46
2-2Rhoda* With The Special AKATheme From The Boiler
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Written-BySummer*, Joyce*, Summers*, Leyton*, Dakar*, Owens*, Barker*
4:12
2-3Rico* & The Special AKAJungle Music
Written-ByRodriguez*
4:00
2-4Rico* & The Special AKARasta Call You
ProducerDick Cuthell
Written-ByRodriguez*
3:36
2-5Rico* & The Special AKAEaster Island
ProducerDick Cuthell
Written-BySadao Watanabe
4:10
2-6The Special AKAWar Crimes (The Crime Remains The Same)
ProducerWarne Livesy*
4:00
2-7The Special AKAWar Crimes (The Crime Remains The Same) (Version)
Written-ByDammers*
3:44
2-8The Special AKARacist Friend
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByCuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury*
4:02
2-9The Special AKABright Lights
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByCuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury*, Campbell*
3:46
2-10The Special AKANelson Mandela
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByDammers*
4:12
2-11The Special AKABreak Down The Door
EngineerJeremy Green
Lyrics ByDakar Music*
Written-ByThe Special AKA
3:49
2-12The Special AKAWhat I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend
ProducerElvis Costello
Written-ByDammers*
4:05
2-13The Special AKACan't Get A Break
Written-ByDammers*, Bradbury*, Campbell*
4:56
2-14The Special AKA Featuring Ndonka Khuze* And Jonas GwangwaNelson Mandela '88 (Special 70th Birthday Remake)
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
FeaturingJonas Gwangwa, Ndonka Khuze*
4:46
2-15The SpecialsGhost Dub '91
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByDammers*
4:19
2-16The SpecialsLet Us Unite
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByDammers*
4:28
3-1The SpecialsGhost Town (Extended Version)
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByDammers*
6:02
3-2The SpecialsWhy?
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByGolding*
3:55
3-3The Special AKAWar Crimes (The Crime Remains The Same)
ProducerWarne Livesy*
Written-ByDammers*
6:09
3-4The Special AKARacist Friend (Instrumental)
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByCuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury*
4:09
3-5The Special AKABright Lights (Instrumental)
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByCuthell*, Dammers*, Bradbury*, Campbell*
4:40
3-6The Special AKANelson Mandela
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
Written-ByDammers*
4:34
3-7The Special AKABreak Down The Door
EngineerJeremy Green
Lyrics ByDakar Music*
Written-ByThe Special AKA
5:01
3-8The Special AKAWhat I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend
ProducerElvis Costello
Written-ByDammers*
5:22
3-9The Special AKACan't Get A Break
Written-ByDammers*, Bradbury*, Campbell*
6:29
3-10The Special AKA Featuring Ndonka Khuze* And Jonas GwangwaNelson Mandela '88 (The Whole World Is Watching Dance Mix)
Arranged ByJerry Dammers
Engineer [Executive]Dick Cuthell
FeaturingJonas Gwangwa, Ndonka Khuze*
Written-ByDammers*
8:27
3-11The SpecialsGhost Dub '91 / Let Us Unite
ProducerJohn Collins
Written-ByDammers*
6:36
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Credits

Notes

Track 1-1 taken from The Special AKA Vs. The Selecter 7".
Track 1-2 taken from A Message To You Rudy 7".
Track 1-3 taken from A Message To You Rudy 7".
Track 1-4 taken from Too Much Too Young EP.
Track 1-5 taken from Too Much Too Young EP.
Track 1-6 taken from Too Much Too Young EP.
Track 1-7 taken from Rat Race 7".
Track 1-8 taken from Rat Race 7".
Track 1-9 taken from Stereotype 7".
Track 1-10 taken from Stereotype 7".
Track 1-11 taken from Do Nothing 7".
Track 1-12 taken from Do Nothing 7".
Track 1-13 taken from Braggin' & Tryin' Not To Lie / Rude Boys Outa Jail 7".
Track 1-14 taken from Braggin' & Tryin' Not To Lie / Rude Boys Outa Jail 7".
Track 1-15 taken from Ghost Town 7".
Track 1-16 taken from Ghost Town 7".
Track 1-17 taken from Ghost Town 7" and taken from Ghost Town (Extended Version) 12".
Track 1-18 taken from Concrete Jungle (Dutch release).
Track 1-19 taken from Concrete Jungle (Dutch release).

Track 2-1 taken from The Boiler 7" and CHS TT 1217 12".
Track 2-2 taken from The Boiler 7" and CHS TT 1217 12".
Track 2-3 taken from Jungle Music / Rasta Call You 7" and taken from Jungle Music 12".
Track 2-4 taken from Jungle Music / Rasta Call You 7" and taken from Jungle Music 12".
Track 2-5 taken from Jungle Music 12".
Track 2-6 taken from War Crimes 7" and War Crimes 10".
Track 2-7 taken from War Crimes 7" and War Crimes 10".
Track 2-8 taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 7" and taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 12".
Track 2-9 taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 7" and taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 12".
Track 2-10 taken from Nelson Mandela 7".
Track 2-11 taken from Nelson Mandela 7".
Track 2-12 taken from What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend 7".
Track 2-13 taken from What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend 7".
Track 2-14 taken from Free Nelson Mandela (Special 70th Birthday Remake) Special 70 Birthday remake.
Track 2-15 taken from Ghost Town Revisited 7".
Track 2-16 taken from CHS TT 30.

Track 3-1 taken from Ghost Town (Extended Version) 12".
Track 3-2 taken from Ghost Town (Extended Version) 12".
Track 3-3 taken from War Crimes 10".
Track 3-4 taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 12".
Track 3-5 taken from Racist Friend / Bright Lights 12".
Track 3-6 taken from Nelson Mandela 12".
Track 3-7 taken from Nelson Mandela 12".
Track 3-8 taken from What I Like Most About You Is Your GirlFriend 12".
Track 3-9 taken from What I Like Most About You Is Your GirlFriend 12".
Track 3-10 taken from Free Nelson Mandela (Special 70th Birthday Remake) 12".
Track 3-11 taken from Ghost Town Revisited 12".

Printed in the EU.

UPC printed in text on disc rim:
Disc 1: 7243 5 27154 2 8 (7243 5 27155 2 7)
Disc 2: 7243 5 27154 2 8 (7243 5 27156 2 6)
Disc 3: 7243 5 27154 2 8 (7243 5 27157 2 5)

Contains all The Specials/Special AKA singles, A's, B's & rarities.
Packaged in a standard double jewel case with a 16-page booklet.

Special thanks: Drew Lorimer.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724352715428
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 5271572 1 :1:2. EMI UK
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 5271562 1 :1:2. EMI UK
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): 5271552 1 :1:2. EMI UK
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L042
  • Mastering SID Code (Discs 2, 3): IFPI L041
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 1464
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 1441
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI 1449
  • Rights Society: BEL BIEM
  • Label Code: LC / 0542
  • Price Code (F): PM 617
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 2): 5271552 1:1:1 EMI UK
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 2): 5271562 1:1:4 EMI UK
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 2): 5271572 1:1:10 EMI UK
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1, variant 2): IFPI 1476
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2, variant 2): IFPI 1452
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3, variant 2): IFPI 1464
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1, 2 variant 2): IFPI L041
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 3, variant 2): IFPI L042

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Stereo-Typical (A's, B's & Rarities) (3×CD, Compilation)EMI, EMI527 1542, 7243 5 27154 2 8UK & Europe2000
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Stereo-Typical (A's, B's & Rarities) (3×CD, Compilation)EMI, EMI527 1542, 7243 5 27154 2 8EuropeUnknown
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Stereo-Typical (A's, B's & Rarities) (3×CD, Compilation)EMI, EMI527 1542, 7243 5 27154 2 8EuropeUnknown
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Stereo-Typical (A's, B's & Rarities) (3×CD, Compilation, Repress)EMI, EMI527 1542, 7243 5 27154 2 8EuropeUnknown

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