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Bad Manners

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Bad Manners
Bad Manners.jpg
Genre(s) 2 Tone
Years Active 1976–present
Origin London, England

Bad Manners was a 2 Tone band from London that gained special exposure due to the antics of their frontman, vocalist Buster Bloodvessel, which included mooning a concert audience from Italian TV after being told that the Pope was watching [1]. They spent 111 weeks in the UK singles chart between 1980 and 1983, while their albums Gosh It's... Bad Manners, Loonee Tunes!, and Ska 'n' B charted as well. In 1987, the members of Bad Manners began to work on side projects but Buster soon reformed the band with many of the original members and they continue to be active today.


  1. Vanhoof, Ian. "History of SKA." Web. 13 Nov. 2009. <>.
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