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The Beat


English ska group founded by Dave Wakeling, active 1978-83. Known as The English Beat in the U.S.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rankin' Roger
21-Feb-1961   General Public


I Just Can't Stop It (1980, Sire)
1Mirror in the Bathroom
2Hands Off She's Mine
3Two Swords
4Twist and Crawl
5Rough Rider
6Click Click
7Big Shot
8Whine and Grine/Stand Down Margaret
9Noise in This World
10Can't Get Used to Losing You
11Best Friend

Wha'ppen? (1981, Sire)
1Too Nice to Talk To
2Doors of Your Heart
3All Out to Get You
4Monkey Murders
5I Am Your Flag
6French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud)
8Dreamhome in NZ
9Walk Away
10Over and Over
12Get a Load of That
13The Limits We Set

Special Beat Service (1982, Sire)
1I Confess
4Sole Salvation
5Spar Wid Me
6Rotating Head
7Save It for Later
8She's Going
9Pato and Roger a Go Talk
10Sugar and Stress
11End of the Party
12Ackee 123

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