The Specials

Mostly Credited As: The Specials
Sometimes Credited As: The Special AKA
The Coventry Automatics

Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Coventry, England

The Specials

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Specials In Concert (2010)As: Themselves
Episode Cast Credits 

Melvyn Bragg On Class And Culture (2012) 
  Episode 3 01x03: (Mar/09/2012) As Themselves 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Anne Heche, Ken Burns, The Specials 17x190: (Aug/26/2010) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

Later... with Jools Holland (1992) 
  Franz Ferdinand, The Specials, Carole King, Tapestry. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Mummers, Karima Francis 34x01: (Apr/10/2009) As Themselves 

Glastonbury (1994) 
  Glastonbury 2009 01x15: (2009) As Themselves 
  Glastonbury 2008 01x14: (2008) As Themselves 

Top Of The Pops (UK) (1964) 
  9 July 1981 18x27: (Jul/09/1981) As Themselves 
  2 July 1981 18x26: (Jul/02/1981) As Themselves 
  8 November 1979 16x43: (Nov/08/1979) As Themselves 
  25 October 1979 16x41: (Oct/25/1979) As Themselves 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Strother Martin/The Specials 05x17: (Apr/19/1980) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]
Crew Credits

Show Crew

The Specials In Concert (2010)• Music

Episode Crew

Featured Songs

The Real Football Factories Songs:
London + Dawning of a New Era
+ A Message to you Rudy 
Sugar Rush (UK) Songs:
Episode 3 + A Message To You Rudy 
Tracy Beaker Returns Songs:
Full Circle + A Message To You Rudy 
Later... with Jools Holland Songs:
Franz Ferdinand, The Specials, Carole King, Tapestry. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Mummers, Karima Francis + Gangsters
+ Little Bitch
+ A Message To You Rudy 
Sunday Brunch Songs:
Kayvan Novak, Natalie Pinkham, Anita Rani and Gordon Watson + A Message to you, Rudi 
Gotham Songs:
The Anvil or the Hammer + Do the Dog 
Doctors Songs:
Clinging Ivy + Gangsters 
Poetic Justice + Ghost Town 
Hollyoaks Songs:
Jake-ing The Mickey + Ghost Town 
Waterloo Road Songs:
Series 7, Episode 19 + Ghost Town 
Top Of The Pops (UK) Songs:
8 November 1979 + Message To You Rudy 
25 October 1979 + Message To You Rudy 
Six Feet Under Songs:
Hold My Hand + Monkey Man 
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Members 1977-1981: Terry Hall (Vocals), Neville Staple (Backing Vocals, Percussion), Lynval Golding (Backing Vocals, Rhythm Guitar), Jerry Dammers (Keyboards), Roddy Radiation (Lead Guitar), Sir Horace Gentleman (Bass) aand John Bradbury (Drums).
Members 1981-1984: Stan Campbell (Vocals), John Bradbury (Drums), Rhoda Dakar (Vocals), Jerry Dammers (Keyboards), Dick Cuthell (Flugel Horn), Gary McManus (Bass), Egidio Newton (Vocals, Percussion) and John Shipley (Guitar).

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