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Limited double vinyl LP pressing. 2014 collection of tracks from the influential British Ska label. To celebrate the music and cultural movement that the label helped inspire, this compilation brings together the best tracks from their historic catalog. THE BEST OF 2 TONE features 18 tracks, including the first single from Madness ('The Prince'), the Beat's classic cover of Smokey Robinson's 'Tears of a Clown,' and Body snatchers' 'People Do Rocksteady,' plus three more songs by the Selector: 'On My Radio,' 'Three Minute Hero' and 'Missing Words.' Half of the album features music recorded by the Special AKA, which was shortened later to the Specials. Along with 'Gangsters,' the collection also includes both of the band's U.K. #1's - 'Too Much Too Young' (1980) and 'Ghost Town' (1981) - as well as several Top 10 songs: 'A Message to You, Rudy,' 'Rat Race,' 'Stereotype,' 'Do Nothing,' and 'Free Nelson Mandela.'

Track List
  1. Gangsters - By Special AKA
  2. The Selecter - By The Selecter
  3. The Prince - By Madness
  4. On My Radio - By The Selecter
  5. A Message to You Rudy (feat. Rico) - By The Specials
  6. The Tears of a Clown - By The Beat
  7. Too Much Too Young (Live) - By The Special AKA
  8. Three Minute Hero - By The Selecter
  9. Ranking Full Stop - By The Beat
  10. Rat Race - By The Specials
  11. Let's Do Rock Steady - By The Bodysnatchers
  12. Missing Words - By The Selecter
  13. Stereotype - By The Specials
  14. Sea Cruise - By Rico
  15. Do Nothing - By The Specials
  16. Ghost Town - By The Specials
  17. Nelson Mandela (Edit) - By The Special AKA
  18. The Boiler (with The Special AKA) - By Rhoda

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