We have a wide range of ska/reggae titles in our store right now. Check out these collectable 45s from the era:
ROY LEE KING I-WAH THE 1ST/THE UPSETTERS Give Me Power/ The Tackro (Very Rare 1971 Jamaican wide centred 7″ single written by Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’, housed in a plain die-cut card sleeve. The vinyl remains in Excellent condition with just minorevidence of play).
SOUL TOPS Rain & Thunder (Rare Rocksteady 1968 UK four-prong centre 7″ single on Nu Beat distributed by Pama Records, also featuring ‘Swing Baby Swing’, plain die-cut sleeve. The vinyl is Excellent to Near Mint with barely any evidence of playNB002).
DERRICK MORGAN A Night At The Hop (Skinhead Reggae 1969 UK four-prong centre 7″ single on the yellow Crab label with red script, with backing from The Rudees. Also features the b-side ‘Telephone’, plain die-cut sleeve. The vinyl is Near Mint with few signs of play – unheard of in this condition! CRAB44).
Monster rarities for the collector:
THE TERMITES Push It Up (Rocksteady Monster 1968 UK first press 7″ single on a rough textured orange & black Pama Records label with four-prong centre intact, not actually about you-know-what but a crooked card game, it’s an incredible track &very sought after by collectors. Also features ‘Two Of A Kind’, complete with the original Pama Records die-cut company sleeve. The vinyl sounds pristine & grades Near Mint PM729).
JOE NOLAN Confidential (Very Rare 1969 UK four-prong centre 7″ single on the Jolly label, also featuring the fantastically named ‘Poison Reggay’ on the b-side. The labels have no tears or writing & the vinyl grades Excellent with a nice deep sheen both sides & very few signs of play at all, housed in a plain die-cut card sleeve JY016).
Our ska/reggae/dub experts at EIL are happy to appraise your collection. We are currently looking for UK 45s on all the Pama subsidiaries including Pama Supreme, Supreme, Crab, Bullet, Gas, Nu Beat/New Beat, Success, Camel, Escort, Unity & Punch & many more besides. Call or email Rich Wilson on +44 (0)1474 816059 or Richard.Wilson@eil.com if you’d like to sell.
Be sure to check out the rest of our Reggae catalogue on eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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