2 Tone Nation

  • Specials Gangsters record label

    Specials Gangsters record label

    On Friday 4th May the release of the debut single from The Specials 'Gangsters'  and the first from the brand new independent record label Coventry-based 2 Tone, TT1. Our design uses the original lab…
    £24.00
  • The Face of 2 Tone

    The Face of 2 Tone

    Invented by The Special's Jerry Dammers, the 2 Tone records' logo was called 'Walt Jabsco'. Jerry had bought an old American bowling shirt from a charity shop and it had the name Walt Jabsco embroi…
    £24.00
  •  2 Tone Nation

    2 Tone Nation

    2 Tone Records. The '79 label that launched the careers of The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat, The Bodysnatchers. Ska, the sound Jamaica brought to Britain in the 1960s and reinvented by …
    £24.00
  • 2 Tone Union Jack

    2 Tone Union Jack

    2 Tone followed on from Rock against Racism (RAR), the original Specials final gig was the Leeds Rock against Racism Carnival of '81. But unlike the dayglo DIY activism of RAR, 2 Tone was a musica…
    £24.00
  • The Selecter record label

    The Selecter record label

    'Selecter' is Jamaican slang for a DJ. The haunting instrumental written in early 1979 by Neol Davies and John Bradbury, of The Specials, was a vital part of the original Coventry ska sound. Two mo…
    £24.00
  • Madness The Prince record label

    Madness The Prince record label

    10th August '79 a Prince was born. 'Buster, he sold the heat with a rock-steady beat'. If that line and the frantic skanking that follows rings any bells you'll know precisely The Prince we're talkin…
    £24.00
  • Working for the Clampdown

    Working for the Clampdown

    Forty years ago 14.12.79. The Clash's third album London Calling is released. The double-album catapulted The Clash from punk originals to the frontline of a generation's cultural resistance against …
    £24.00
  • London Calling

    London Calling

    Forty years ago, on 14 December 1979, The Clash's third album London Calling was released. The double album catapulted The Clash from punk originals to the frontline of a generation's cultural resi…
    £24.00
  • Revolution Rock

    Revolution Rock

    Forty years ago 14.12.79. The Clash's third album London Calling is released. The double-album catapulted The Clash from punk originals to the frontline of a generation's cultural resistance against …
    £24.00
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