I’d like to acknowledge and thank the following for information or inspiration in putting together this website:

British Film Institute –

BBC Genome Project –

TV Pop Diaries –

Sonuma –

Madness on TV 1979-86 Website –

2 Tone Records Discography & Fan Site –

The Specials Fan Site & Forum –

Sound of the Crowd –

Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision –

Mace Archive –

The TV Times Archive Page –

This Way Up Blog –

TOTP 80 Blog –

Angelo’s Top of the Pops Blog –

Youtube – All the channels which have provided the performance links I’ve used on this website including Tony P, WiggyStHelensUK, Vince Van Guff, deddlesknoxville, Mr Wheeze, dicka101, Get Your Kix, MadFranko008, MrTelevisionMan, mike1970c, Urbansnug, fritz51341, woodhouse122, bikkebooboo, paulska67, The Beat, kozmik1000, 2tonefootage, Tony Hinks, Betaman31252, thisisCov, paulska67, TOTP from the 80s, TopPop, brucemox, walt jabsco, London6940, trevor m, Eddy Doolittle, ChannSkhoreultra, mangeire, ReelinInTheYears66, robbanzana, Metroplois Touring, John Heston…so far.

Music Magazines including The Face, Melody Maker, NME and Sounds.

Books including You’re Wondering Now – A History of The Specials (Paul Williams) with Michael Sanderson’s concert listings, 2-Tone-2 (Pete Chambers), Ska’d For Life (Horace Panter), Dance Craze (Garry Bushell), Original Rude Boy (Neville Staple),  Black by Design (Pauline Black), Wheels Out Of Gear: 2 Tone, The Specials and a World in Flame (Dave Thompson), Sent from Coventry: The Chequered Past of 2 Tone (Richard Eddington) and Walls Come Tumbling Down (Daniel Rachel).

Big thanks to Javier, Chris Dabbs, Declan McDermott, Chris Cole, Tom Steenbergen and Xrayfour for some missing information.