First Coventry Music Wall Of Fame Plaques Presented

Last updated : 04 November 2011 By Kev Monks

In another day of celebration for the City of Coventry, The Coventry Music Wall Of Fame was today unveiled at the new 2-Tone Village on Ball Hill.

The first six plaques of what is an on-going celebration of the efforts of those involved in the Coventry music scene who have taken their musical talents all over the world, over the years, were unveiled.

Introduced by Touch FM's Brody Swain, who was on the steering committee which got this project into the public realm, the recipients were as follows:

Presenter, singer and charity guru Bob Brolly,

Noel Davies from The Selecter, 

The late Steve "Cardboard" Eaton, the face of the Selecter album "Too Much Pressure." and noted DJ and leader of fashion, represented by his wife Linzi.

Lynval Golding of the Specials,

Vince Holiday, who was involved Coventry's first rock n roll band in 1959 and is still involved in the rock n roll scene today

Panjabi MC, the best selling crossover Bhangra artist.

Voting for future nominations is on-going and you can vote via   The next set of recipients will be announced in due course.

Some of 2-Tone Village is now open with the cafe which does some excellent food and a shop which sells all sorts of 2 tone and scooter boy clothing and items.