Midnight Mango is proud to present, at THE ORIGINAL RUDE BOY RETURNS NEVILLE STAPLE FROM THE SPECIALS And his band!... Plus Special Guests...  Any use in editorial or listings would be greatly appreciated.  Further band & support bands’ Info, can be found under “ARTIST   DETAILS”  OCTOBER Fri        22        BRIGHTON Concorde2        01273 673 311 Sat        23        BISHOPS STORTFORD Rhodes Arts        01279 651 746 Sun        24        LONDON Dingwalls                0844 4771000 Wed        27        BATH Komedia        0845 293 8480 Thu        28        BRIDGWATER The Palace        0844 4771000 Fri        29        EXETER Phoenix        01392 667 080 Sat        30        BRIDPORT The Electric Palace        01308 424 901 Sun        31        READING Sub 89        0844 4771000 DECEMBER Fri        03        BARNSLEY The Lucorum        0871 220 0260 Thu        09        SALISBURY Arts Centre        01722 321 744 Fri        10        GLOUCESTER Guildhall        01452 503 050  guildhall Sat        11        OXFORD O2 Academy2        0871 220 0260 Sun         12        NORTHAMPTON Picturedrome        0871 220 0260 Fri         17        St OSYTH ESSEX The Venue        08458 159709  --  NEVILLE STAPLE (UK) Web: Myspace: Facebook: Youtube: Press Release: Best known as singer, toaster and composer with The   Specials, and as one of the founding members of Fun Boy 3, Neville Staple is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice.  Catch his show these days, and you'll get a mix of old favourites   from The Specials/Fun Boy three back catalogue plus choice solo   releases.  Neville's first involvement with The Specials was when they were   still called The Coventry Automatics. He initially joined as their   roadie but at a gig supporting The Clash, Neville took to the stage   and never looked back. For a while, The Clash’s manager Bernard   Rhodes managed The Specials. Neville used to toast of Bernie, "Bernie   Rhodes knows. Don't argue" at the beginning of the Specials hit   single "Gangsters".  When The Specials split up, Neville departed with Terry Hall and   Lynval Golding, to form Fun Boy Three. They had a string of chart   hits, some in collaboration with the all-female trio Bananarama.  It was officially confirmed on the 7 April 2008 that the Specials   were to reform, and on the 6 September 2008, six members of the band   performed on the Main Stage at the Bestival billed as the 'Surprise   Act'. By December 2008, the band had announced 2009 tour dates to   celebrate their 30th anniversary. Throughout 2010 the band have been/  are playing festival dates and touring the USA in the early autumn.   After which Neville returns to the UK with a string of dates with his   own incredibly tight band.  Nevile’s autobiography, THE ORIGINAL RUDE BOY, was published by   Aurum Press in the UK in May 2009.  Tour dates are listed below, tickets for all shows are available from & as well as from most of the   venues websites and box offices.  
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