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Jerry Dammers

Jerry Dammers was born on May 22, 1955 in Ootacamund, India. See full bio »
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 2013 Toast of London (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The End (2013) ... (writer: "Ghost Town" - uncredited)
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rings of Akhaten (2013) ... (as Dammers, "Ghost Town", uncredited)
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Personal is Political (2012) ... (writer: "Too Much Too Young" - uncredited)
- The Dark Side of the Moon (2012) ... (writer: "Too Much Too Young" - uncredited)
 2012 Casualty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death and Doughnuts (2012) ... (writer: "Ghost Town" - uncredited)
 2011 Fresh Meat (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Ghost Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (writer: "Too Much Too Young" - uncredited)
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "Nelson Mandela")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anne Heche/Ken Burns/The Specials (2010) ... (writer: "Nite Klub" - uncredited)
 2010/I Sus (writer: "It's Up to You (Live at the Moonlight Club)")
 2009 House of Boys (writer: "Nelson Mandela")
  Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009) (arranger - 1 episode, 2009)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Nelson Mandela")
- Postpunk und Neue Deutsche Welle (2009) ... (arranger: "Do The Dog") / (writer: "Gangsters", "Too Much Too Young", "Ghost Town")
 2009 Endless Bummer (writer: "Ghost Town")
 2009 Glastonbury 2009 (TV Series) (arranger: "Do The Dog") / (writer: "Gangsters", "Man At C&A", "Too Much Too Young", "Ghost Town", "Nite Klub")
 2004 Shaun of the Dead (as Dammers, "Ghost Town")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Game Day (2002) ... (writer: "Ghost Town")
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Gangsters" - uncredited)
 2001 The Anniversary Party (writer: "Too Much Too Young")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Ghost Town")
 2000 Snatch. (writer: "GHOST TOWN")
 1999 Mystery Men (writer: "Gangsters" - as Jeremy Dammers)
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Gangsters" - as Dammers)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (writer: "Ghost Town" - as J. Dammers)
 1986 Absolute Beginners (performer: "Riot City") / (writer: "Riot City")
 1981 The Fan (writer: "DO THE DOG")
 1981 Dance Craze (Documentary) (writer: "Nite Klub", "Too Much Too Young", "Man at C and A" - uncredited)
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Strother Martin/The Specials (1980) ... (writer: "Gangsters", "Too Much, Too Young" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 August 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Gangsters")
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The Specials with Rico | The Specials

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The leadership of the South African people made it clear that a campaign of sanctions against isolating Apartheid South Africa was the way to get rid of Apartheid. History has shown it was the correct strategy. With any boycott, if you start making an exception for this pop musician, or that professor, then the whole campaign is in danger of being undermined... To walk into that situation in ... See more »


Dammers publicly opposed Paul Simon's decision to record his album Graceland in Apartheid South Africa in the 1980s. When Simon played the first of six nights at London's Royal Albert Hall on April 7 1987, Dammers joined Paul Weller and Billy Bragg in protesting outside and delivered a letter demanding that Simon give a "complete and heartfelt apology to the UN General Assembly".

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