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Graham Coxon and Don Letts to play The Specials' gig in London

Graham Coxon and Don Letts to play The Specials' gig in London

The band will host the event, called Friday Night And Saturday Morning, at the Troxy

The Specials announce autumn UK tour – ticket details

The Specials announce autumn UK tour – ticket details

The band will play 11 gigs including two shows at London's Roundhouse venue

Jerry Dammers leads special performance of 'Free Nelson Mandela' - watch

Jerry Dammers leads special performance of 'Free Nelson Mandela' - watch

The Spatial AKA Orchestra played a one-off version of the track for Channel 4

The Specials announce May 2013 UK tour – ticket details

The Specials announce May 2013 UK tour – ticket details

The ska band will play 10 shows including one night at London's O2 Brixton Academy

The Specials go back on their plans to split up

The Specials go back on their plans to split up

Band say they'll continue playing together and have no plans to part ways

The Specials announce London O2 Academy Brixton gig – ticket details

The Specials announce London O2 Academy Brixton gig – ticket details

Band expand 2011 UK tour with new October gig

The Specials announce 2011 European tour and ticket details

The Specials announce 2011 European tour and ticket details

Ska legends playing UK arenas next year

The Specials to headline Ibiza Rocks closing party - ticket details

The Specials to headline Ibiza Rocks closing party - ticket details

The band cap off a summer run of gigs in San Antonio

Jerry Dammers celebrates 40 years of Glastonbury by duetting with Arthur Brown on 'Fire'

Jerry Dammers celebrates 40 years of Glastonbury by duetting with Arthur Brown on 'Fire'

Former Specials man plays a dub and ska-tinged set

The Specials, Flaming Lips, Broken Bells added to Øya Festival line-up

The Specials, Flaming Lips, Broken Bells added to Øya Festival line-up

Acts to join Pavement, Paul Weller and Iggy And The Stooges at the Norwegian event

The Specials play 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards NME Big Gig

The Specials play 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards NME Big Gig

Though Terry Hall nips off stage to pee during show in association with Teenage Cancer Trust

The Specials reveal UK live plan at Shockwaves NME Awards - video

The Specials reveal UK live plan at Shockwaves NME Awards - video

Band say Teenage Cancer Trust show will be their only UK gig of 2010

Specials pick up Shockwaves NME Awards Outstanding Contribution To Music honour

Specials pick up Shockwaves NME Awards Outstanding Contribution To Music honour

Damon Albarn presents ska legends with trophy

The Specials speak on NME Radio as unique Royal Albert Hall gig goes on sale today (Feb 3)

The Specials speak on NME Radio as unique Royal Albert Hall gig goes on sale today (Feb 3)

Band set to play this year's Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust in March

The Specials to be honoured at 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards

The Specials to be honoured at 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards

Band also headline Big Gig as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust concerts

The Specials to make first US appearances since 1980

The Specials to make first US appearances since 1980

Ska legends will play in New York and at Coachella festival

The Specials announce live DVD details

The Specials announce live DVD details

Reunited band take fans behind the scenes on new DVD

The Specials tease Jerry Dammers onstage in London

The Specials tease Jerry Dammers onstage in London

Singer Terry Hall calls estranged bandmate 'Scrooge'

The Specials lash out at Gordon Brown at V Festival

The Specials lash out at Gordon Brown at V Festival

Plus the Coventry legends hail England's Ashes victory

Amy Winehouse makes surprise appearance with The Specials at V Festival

Amy Winehouse makes surprise appearance with The Specials at V Festival

Singer joins the legends for climax of Chelmsford set

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