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Two Tone 7” Treasures

chrysalis records

limited edition 12 x 7" in bespoke 1960's style carry case + two tone 7" slipmat + signed jerry dammers art card (pre-order)

Expected Release: 15th Nov 2019


TWO TONE RECORDS was created in 1979 by The Specials founder Jerry Dammers.

The label spawned a youth movement and a number of well-known artists and singles through the its tenure including the aforementioned Specials with key singles ‘Gangsters’, the UK Number 1 singles ‘Too Much Too Young’ and ‘Ghost Town’. They also helped launch the careers of Madness with ‘The Prince’, The Beat with ‘Tears of A Clown’, The Selecter with ‘On My Radio’ and The Bodysnatchers with ‘Let’s Do Rock Steady’. The label ended its chart run of singles with ‘Nelson Mandela’ by The Special AKA.

This 40th Anniversary 7” collection has been curated by Jerry Dammers, selecting his favourite 12 singles released on the label between 1979 and 1984.

Presented with their original sleeve designs in a bespoke 1960’s style carry case along with a Two Tone 7” slipmat and an art card signed by Jerry Dammers.

Two Tone 7” Treasures


  1. Gangsters - the special aka
  2. The Selecter - the selecter
  3. The Prince - madness
  4. Madness - madness
  5. On My Radio - the selecter
  6. Too Much Pressure - the selecter
  7. A Message to You Rudy (feat Rico) - the specials
  8. Nite Klub (feat Rico) - the specials
  9. The Tears of a Clown - the beat
  10. Ranking Full Stop - the beat
  11. Too Much Too Young (Live) / 2. The Guns Of Navarone (Live) - the special aka
  12. Skinhead Symphony (Live) - the special aka
  13. Three Minute Hero - the selecter
  14. James Bond - the selecter
  15. Let's Do Rock Steady - the bodysnatchers
  16. Ruder Than You - the bodysnatchers
  17. Stereotype - the specials
  18. International Jet Set - the specials
  19. Sea Cruise - rico rodriques
  20. Carolina - rico rodriguez
  21. Ghost Town / 2. Why? (Edit) - the specials
  22. Friday Night, Saturday Morning - the specials
  23. Nelson Mandela - the specials
  24. Break Down The Door - the specials