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The Beat, known in the United States as The English Beat (and the British Beat in Australia and New Zealand) in order to avoid confusion with Paul Collins' band of the same name, was a popular Two Tone ska and pop music group. Formed in the English city of Birmingham in 1978, The Beat disbanded in 1983, but has reformed in the early 2000s with some of the original line-up. One of the more popular and enduring groups of a… read more

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  • This should really be autocorrected to just "The Beat."
  • Who the hell are The English Beat? It's THE BEAT. Bloody fascist rewriting of history and American Imperialism at work. Well I for one will never listen to The English Beat, The Beat yeah I'll keep listening to them.
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  • yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!
  • What a great band.
  • I have fond memories of driving around Hawaii (the Big Island), slamming The English Beat in my rental car. Also saw them live in San Jose, CA a few years back. Free show in the park. It was killer!
  • Coming to Calgary in 3 days, next day is a holiday. Perfect
  • listening to you right now, not knowing you were here in NYC. cheers

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