Neol Davies

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Neol Davies (born 26 April 1952)[1] is a musician, composer and original member and founder of the British ska group, The Selecter.

Born in Coventry,[1] Davies wrote the instrumental tune "The Selecter" from which the band got their name in 1979. It was a double A side with "Gangsters" by Special AKA which was the first 2 Tone Records single and reached 6 in the UK charts in July 1979.[2][3] Davies formed the seven piece band The Selecter and wrote their hit[4] songs "On My Radio", "Missing Words", "Three Minute Hero" and "The Whisper".[5][6][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chambers, Pete. The Two Tone Trail. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  2. ^ "Special AKA - The Selecter". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  3. ^ "UK Charts The Specials". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  4. ^ "UK Charts - The Selecter". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  5. ^ "On My Radio". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  6. ^ "Missing Words". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  7. ^ "Three Minute Hero". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  8. ^ "The Whisper". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16.
  9. ^ "Neol Davies". www.neoldavies.net. Archived from the original on 26 November 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.