Better think of your future Time you straighten right out Creating problems in town Rudy, a message to you Rudy, a message to you
What an earworm. Once you listen to it, you’ll be humming it all day long. RIP Terry Hall.
Today I learned that “rudy” is slang. I always thought it was about a specific person!
A ‘Rudy’ (or rudi or rude boy) is a 1960s Jamaican slang for a youth who is out of control. The term became popular in England in the late 1970s, referring to teens who listened to ska and their fashion of the time.https://genius.com/2215187
While you’re here, take a look at my photo tour of Coventry Music Museum. There are lots of Specials memorabilia, a signed guitar, and even the car they used in the Ghost Town video!