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The Selecter - 100% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When Coventry, England’s Specials needed a b-side for their own debut, ‘Gangsters’, they approached fellow local musician Neol Davies. With the assistance of John Bradbury aka Prince Rimshot (drums), and Barry Jones (trombone), Davies concocted the instrumental track ‘The Selecter’. Released on the Specials’ own 2-Tone label, the single took off wi Read more

The Specials - 62% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This ska-influenced band from Coventry, England, was formed in the summer of 1977 as the Special AKA, with a line-up comprising Jerry Dammers (Gerald Dankin, 22 May 1954, India; keyboards), Terry Hall (b. 19 March 1959, Coventry, England; vocals), Neville Staple(s) (vocals/percussion), Lynval Golding (b. 24 July 1951, Coventry, England; guitar), Roddy Radiation (b. Rodney By Read more

The Beat - 58% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 2000s
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Founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978, the original Beat comprised Dave Wakeling (19 February 1956, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar), Andy Cox (b. 25 January 1956, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; guitar), David Steele (b. 8 September 1960, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England; bass) and Everett Morton (b. 5 April 1951, St. Kitts, West Indies; drums). Local suc Read more

Madness - 43% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly regarded UK ska/pop band evolved from the London-based Invaders in the summer of 1979. Mike Barson aka Monsieur Barso (Michael Wilson Barson, 21 May 1958, London, England; keyboards), Chris Foreman aka Chrissy Boy (b. Christopher John Foreman, 8 August 1956, London, England; guitar) and Lee Thompson aka Kix/El Thommo (b. 5 October 1957, London, England; saxophone Read more

Skatalites - 40% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae Reggae
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Laurel Aitken - 35% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Oliver Stephens, 22 April 1927, Cuba, d. 17 July 2005, Leicester, England. Of mixed Cuban and Jamaican descent, Laurel, with his five brothers (including the veteran guitarist Bobby Aitken) and sisters, settled in his father’s homeland, Jamaica, in 1938. In the 40s he earned a living singing calypso for the Jamaican Tourist Board, as visitors alighted at Kingston Harbou Read more

Desmond Dekker - 34% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Reggae World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Desmond Adolphus Dacres, 16 July 1941, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 25 May 2006, London, England. Dacres spent much of his orphaned childhood near Seaforth in St. Thomas before returning to Kingston, where he worked as a welder. His workmates encouraged him to seek a recording audition and, after receiving rejections from leading producers Clement Dodd and Duke Reid, Read more

Derrick Morgan - 32% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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27 March 1940, Stewarton, Jamaica, West Indies. Morgan’s recording career stretches back to the birth of the Jamaican record industry at the end of the 50s. The young singer, who had first performed in public in 1957, recorded ‘Lover Boy’ and ‘Oh My’ for Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle imprint. An imposing figure, invariably topped with an almost brim Read more

The Busters - 27% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Maytals - 26% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Reggae
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Toots & The Maytals - 26% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Reggae Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Arguably, the Maytals were only ever kept from becoming ‘international’ artists by the runaway success of Bob Marley And The Wailers in the 70s. Rumour has it that Island Records’ Chris Blackwell originally only signed the Wailers because he was unable to obtain the Maytals’ signatures at the time. Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert (1945, May Pen, Jamai Read more

Don Drummond - 25% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1943, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies, d. 6 May 1969, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. One of the principal innovators in Jamaican music, Drummond tragically died before seeing the growth and success of the genre he helped to create. Don Drummond was educated at the famous Alpha Catholic Boys Home and School, in the heart of the Kingston ghetto, where he, like so many others, Read more

Prince Buster - 24% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Reggae
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The English Beat - 23% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Reggae
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - 22% match to Bad Manners

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, during the mid-80s, by Nate Albert (guitar), Joe Gittleman (bass) and Ben Carr (vocals). They were joined by Dicky Barrett (vocals) and Tim ‘Johnny Vegas’ Burton (saxophone) completing the line-up of the original Bosstones. After a laconic lacuna during the Reagan years the band returned as the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, having enro Read more


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