Tag: Specials

In memoriam: Terry Hall 1959-2022

Terry Hall (hellomagazine.com)

In memoriam: Terry Hall 1959-2022

More Specials, the best album of 1980?

The Specials 1980 (thespecials.com)

The story on the second album by The Specials. Amidst chaos, fights, resentment and creativity the band emerges with the sublime More Specials. A look back.

Paradiso, the most beautiful concert venue turns 50

Paradiso Design Front and Back Wall (beeldbank.amsterdam.nl)

Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.

Best albums, 1966 – 2017: A Pop Life, 1 year anniversary

In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.

Concerts, top 50

Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!

Album top 50, numbers 25 to 11

On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 25 to 11.

Album yearlist 1980

Album yearlist 1980

Album yearlist 1979

Album yearlist 1979

The Specials, 11/26/2014

Specials 11/26/2014 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

3/5: Despite the many songs off personal favorite More Specials, it still was a rather disappointing concert.

The Specials, 09/14/2011

The Specials 09/14/2011 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4½/5: Completely sold-out Paradiso, end of summer and The Specials giving lots of attention to More Specials. Can life get any better?