Dave Wakeling

I say this as someone who treasures those first three English Beat records: Dave Wakeling, please stop touring. You are making me sad. The English Beat tops even The Specials for the Most Crappy Offshoots and Cash-Ins award—though sometimes the .. Read more

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Dave Wakeling has some advice for any '80s band considering reuniting: Stay as far from VH1 as possible. Wakeling learned this lesson several years ago, when his early '80s ska-pop band, the Beat—known in America as the English Beat—a.. Read more

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Justin Vernon is at the beginning of what’s poised to be a very, very good year. Las Guys on Ice ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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