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Boston 1980 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA; January 30, 1980. [Some say it’s The Rainbow in Denver.] Vinyl rip. Radio broadcast?

Thanks to dubwise1 for sharing the show at Dime.

Original Vinyl “Gangsters” > wav Soundforge > cd Wave to split > FLAC level 8

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (320 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

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Track 01. (Dawning Of A) New Era 2:17
Track 02. Do The Dog 2:02
Track 03. It’s Up To You 4:29
Track 04. Monkey Man 2:22
Track 05. Rat Race 3:07
Track 06. Blank Expression 2:20
Track 07. Rude Boys Out Of Jail 2:32
Track 08. Concrete Jungle 2:57
Track 09. Too Hot 2:44
Track 10. Doesn’t Make It Alright 3:40
Track 11. Stupid Marriage 4:01
Track 12. Too Much Too Young 2:45
Track 13. Guns Of Navarone 2:27
Track 14. Little Bitch 2:46
Track 15. A Message To You Rudy 2:48
Track 16. Nite Klub 4:12
Track 17. Gangsters 3:54
52 mins

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  1. 13 Responses to “THE SPECIALS - BOSTON 1980”

  2. Nobody knows who these are!

    By HHH on Sep 17, 2021

  3. Not me above. Another name stealer . Probably Hebrew Mark , or Harmon the hard on . I try to discuss important issues when I post , not frivolous bullshit like the comment above .

    By HHH on Sep 17, 2021

  4. Rumor has it this was a band of Lil Uns

    By U L E on Sep 17, 2021

  5. You NEVER have anything of interest to discuss HHH.

    By Bernardnvx on Sep 17, 2021

  6. Every track a classic

    By Stickman on Sep 17, 2021

  7. Twernt me above . More fakes

    By U L E on Sep 17, 2021

  8. You won’t be laughing when I turn you in .

    By HHH on Sep 17, 2021

  9. You’ll be laughing when you smell my shitty pants.

    By HHH on Sep 18, 2021

  10. One of these guys might be my Dad, Mom fucked a lot of ugly guys like them.

    Most of them were toothless hillbillies.

    By DD on Sep 18, 2021

  11. I got ass fucked last night.

    By Derrick on Sep 18, 2021

  12. It was wonderful!

    By Derrick on Sep 18, 2021

  13. My mother and father were in deliverance and i was the hillbilly playing the banjo. My father was the one who was yelling squeal louder and my mother was in the barn sucking on a horses coc k

    By SPUNK BOY on Sep 18, 2021

  14. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Sep 18, 2021

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