'There's that northern-soul kind of thing here' - The Specials on why they LOVE playing Nottingham
Pioneering 2 Tone band The Specials play Rock City in this month. Bassist Horace Panter tells Jamie Barlow why their music remains timeless, how the dynamic of the band has changed and about his art career
Perhaps most well-known for playing bass in The Specials – a band who were, at the tail end of the seventies and dawn of the eighties, one of the best in the land – Horace Panter, otherwise known as Sir Horace Gentleman by other members of the band, has also carved out a successful career as a professional artist, via stints as a teacher.
Hailing from Coventry, the city he now lives just... read more
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