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Mastertapes celebrates Handsworth Revolution with Steel Pulse

Mastertapes (BBC 4) celebrates Steel Pulse’s ‘Handsworth Revolution’ with David Hinds and Selwyn Brown. Originally formed at Handsworth Wood Boys School in 1975, Steel Pulse were initially refused live dates in Birmingham’s Caribbean venues because of their Rastafarian ideals. Instead they aligned themselves With Rock Against Racism and...
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10 things you didn’t know about Steel Pulse

2015-06-05 Steel Pulse , Live Festival Couleurs Urbaines - Photo Fred reGGaeLover 2015
1.  The band released their first single Kibudu, Mansetta And Abuku in 1975 on the Dip label. 2.  Steel Pulse was a regular opener for punk groups like Stranglers, Generation-X, XTC, and the Adverts around London from 1975-1977.  This resulted in the band being defined more as a...
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