Alibi V.26 No.30 • July 27-Aug 2, 2017 
Wounded Giant

Show Up!

Where the Sunbeams End

And the starlight begins

August March, beset by disappointment, sees rock as part of the way through it. And so can you, along with Wounded Giant, Lynyrd Skynyrd, YOU and Tobin Sprout.
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Special Beat Service

The English Beat • ska

Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …
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