The Beat in Truckee, California
|Also known as
||The English Beat, The British Beat
||New wave, ska, 2-tone, post-punk
||1978–1983, 2003, 2006–present
||Go Feet, 2 Tone, London, Sire, I.R.S., EMI, A&M, Chrysalis
||Ranking Roger, Pato Banton, General Public, Fine Young Cannibals, The International Beat, Special Beat,
||The English Beat starring Dave Wakeling
The Beat feat. Ranking Roger / The New English Beat feat. Ranking Roger
Mark 'Chiko' Hamilton
Dave 'Blockhead' Wright
Ranking Roger and Everett Morton's reformation of The Beat in London in 2006
The Beat (known in the United States and Canada as The English Beat and in Australia as The British Beat) are a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978. Their music fuses ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock.
The Beat, consisting of Dave waleling (vocals, guitar), Ranking Roger (vocals), Andy Cox (guitar), David Steele (bass), Everett Morton (drums), and Saxa a.k.a. Lionel Augustus Martin (saxophone), released three studio albums in the early 1980s: "I Just Can't Stop It" (1980), "Wha-ppen" (1981) and "Special Beat Service" (1982), and a string of singles, including "Mirror in the Bathroom," "Save It For Later", "Too Nice to Talk To," "Can't Get Used to Losing You," "Hands Off, She's Mine," and "All Out to Get You."
The Beat - Hand's Off, She's Mine / Twist and Crawl
UK Go Feet FEET 1 (1980).
Record produced by Bob Sargeant
The vinyl record attains a strong excellent grading, suggesting few plays.
Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.
Both record centre labels are clean, unmarked, and free from tears, stains or stickers.
The record centre hole displays no signs of spindle wear.
The record comes with an original company paper sleeve.