The Two Tone Story

The Compact Two Tone Story
The Album


The Book

By George Marshall

The Two Tone Story is surely the best known and difinitive publication on the label in existance. George Marshall and his ST Publishing house, with titles such as Zoot, Skinhead Times and Pulped, has written and published books which offer excellent insights into both the label and associated bands.
In addition to an excellent telling of the label’s story, the book includes many photo’s, gig ads, a discography and some nice promotional artwork for various releases.
The book was first appeared as a 32 page A5 effort in 1987 through the authors Zoot fanzine. In 1990 the book was expanded upon and printed commercially in A4 format, again via Zoot. In 1993 the book was reproduced yet again as part of the Compact 2 Tone Story. Although the author was obviously delighted to have his work included in an official 2 Tone release, Dammers was less than impressed with the concept of the
box set and was quite dismissive of the whole project.
The book was subsequently published in a smaller square format but has been out of print for some time.” …
Respect To Gobshyte For this Post

~ by lifeinmonochrome on July 15, 2009.

5 Responses to “The Two Tone Story”

  1. Cheers for text credit. Most people just nick the text without saying a word!!

  2. And Respect to you jason…your site is my gospel…Thankyou.

  3. My man, greetings from Brooklyn, NY.First off, a HUGE thank you for the musical education – I am blown away.I thought I knew before, but I was barely scratching the surface.So hit me "off-comment" sometime – got a couple of questions and requests.Also, any chance of a report of the book? that one expired…thanks!!!!!

  4. Actually this came from me originally! I know… it took me ages to scan in and clean up!!!!But nice to see others moving it around and enjoying it.PS. I like your site. I should get mine back up to speed one of these days!!!

  5. Uncle Ur Prob Right Mate…in fact i have got a few things from ur site….its very good…u should start posting again mate…show me how it's done! Thanks.

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