Greensleeves The First 100 Covers, 2010

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Barrington Levy, Robin Hood album shoot

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Junjo Lawes in deep meditation

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Greensleeves "UK Dancehall Scene" 12" disco bag graphic

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Hugh Mundell, 1982

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Beenie Man, aged 9

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Yellowman & Fathead, 1982

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Freddie McGregor on board the Cutty Sark

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Capital Letters "Headline News" & Augustus Pablo "Original Rockers"

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Scientist "Meets The Space Invaders" & Toyan "How The West Was Won"

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Eek-A-Mouse "Wa-Do-Dem" & Nicodemus/Toyan "DJ Clash"

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Scientist "Rids The World Of The Evil Curse Of The Vampires" & Various Artists "Whole New Generation Of D.J."

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Yellowman versus Josey Wales "Two Giants Clash" & Reggae Regular "Ghetto Rock"

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Yellowman "Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt" & Gregory Isaacs/Dennis Brown "

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Greensleeves, The First 100 Covers poster

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greensleeves-pin-badges

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johnny-osbourne-fally-lover-stussy-greensleeves-tee

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two-giants-clash-t-shirt-stussy-greensleeves

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prince-jammy-destroys-the-invaders-t-shirt-stussy-greensleeves

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gappy-ranks-greensleeves-hat-and-tee

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Gappy Ranks modelling the hat and one of the eight t-shirts produced alongside the book

Monograph, September 2010

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“Greensleeves The First 100 Covers” feature in Monograph (Creative Review), September 2010.

Greensleeves The First 100 Covers

“Greensleeves The First 100 Covers”, documents the history and first one hundred album covers of the UK reggae label, Greensleeves Records.

Published by Stüssy Deluxe, the book includes interviews with Greensleeves’ designer/illustrator, Tony McDermott and label founders Chris Sedgwick and Chris Cracknell, who tell the Greensleeves story in their own words.

Compiled and edited by Al Fingers. Foreword by Paul Simonon. Design by Al Newman Design. Published by Stüssy Deluxe, 2010.

A mixtape, Greensleeves The First 10 Years, mixed by Al Fingers, was produced alongside this book and is available for free download here.

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Published by Stüssy Deluxe
June 2010
164 pages
27.8 × 21.3 cm
ISBN: 978-0-9793513-1-0