Special Beat

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Special Beat
Origin England
Genres 2 Tone
Years active 1992–present
Labels Trojan, Dojo, Cleopatra, Receiver
Associated acts The Specials, The Beat
Members Ranking Roger
Graham Hamilton
John Bradbury
Anthony Harty
Horace Panter
Neville Staple

Special Beat is a 2 Tone band founded by members of The Specials and The Beat in the early 1990s. The band toured England, Japan and North America, and released some live albums.


  • Live (1992)
  • Gangsters (1998)
  • Tears of a Clown Live! (1999)
  • Enjoy Yourself DVD (2006)

A video:

  • Shibuya on Air Special Beat Japan Tour (1993 VHS)