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The Specials: The Whisky, Los Angeles

Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 1 March 1980

WE GOT to hear the second – the best – half of the show twice. The first time sardined in the long line outside the draughts board that used to be the old brown Whisky. An enterprising Chrysalisperson stayed up half the night painting black and white checks on every available space; could have painted the punters too for all we knew, most everyone in black and white, entitling them to a free raffle ticket for a black and white telly.

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