R.I.P Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (born July 18, 1918 in Mvezo, Transkei, South Africa, † December 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa) found last freedom today

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Music from the UK – The Specials

The Specials (sometimes called The Special AKA) are an English 2 Tone ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry, England.Their music combines a “danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk’s energy and attitude”, and had a “more focused and informed political and social stance” than other ska groups. The band wore mod-style “1960s period rude boy outfits (pork pie hats, tonic and mohair suits, and loafers). In 1980, the song “Too Much Too Young”, the lead track on their The Special AKA Live! EP, reached number one in the UK.In 1981, the unemployment-themed single “Ghost Town” also hit number one in the UK Singles Chart. After seven consecutive UK Top 10singles between 1979 and 1981, the band broke up.Their 1983 song “Free Nelson Mandela” was a No. 9 UK hit. It contributed to making Mandela a cause célèbre in the United Kingdom, and became popular with anti-Apartheidactivists. (wikipedia)

http://www.tape.tv/musikvideos/The-Specials/Nelson-Mandela

http://www.tape.tv/vid/31311 (best quality )