Song of the Day: The Specials “Ghost Town”


I knew I had to come up with a good Halloween Song of the Day! I thought about all of the typical songs I could do (you know the ones). Then I came across “Ghost Town,” released in 1981 by The Specials, and knew it was perfect. I loved ska when I was about 14 and The Specials were my absolute favorite. The guitar, horns and vocals are distinctly ska but there’s a spooky vibe with the background vocals, and those ghostly keys. Happy Halloween!

And the rare extended 12″ version:

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