Ghost Town - The Specials
On My Radio - The Selecter
Too Much Too Young - The Special A.K.A.
Tears Of A Clown - The Beat
Do Nothing - The Specials
People Do Rocksteady - The Bodysnatchers
Stereotype - The Specials
The Prince - Madness
Rat Race - The Specials
The Boiler - Rhoda With The Special A.K.A.
Gangsters - The Special A.K.A.
I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down - Elvis Costello And The Attracti
Nelson Mandela - The Special A.K.A.
Missing Words - The Selecter
A Message To You Rudy - The Specials
The Selecter - The Selecter
And just to wring the last pennies out of 2 Tone Chrysalis release yet another compilation from the labels back catalogue. This time with the imaginative title The Best of 2 Tone with The Specials/Special AKA featuring on exactly half of the 16 tracks contained on the album. All tracks were chart hits for the label ('The Boiler' had the lowest placing of 35) with the exception of the single 'I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down' by Elvis Costello, which failed to gain official release.
Specials manger Rick Rogers provides sleeve notes which give an abbreviated year by year account of the label's development.
Scans courtesy of Kevin Farris.