"Gangsters" by The Special AKA Limited Edition Print of Original Painting

£195.00

Please note that the 'Oversize' Edition is now sold out.

In 1979, Jerry Dammers formed 2 Tone Records and The Special AKA released their debut single ‘Gangsters’, a reworking of Prince Buster's ska hit ‘Al Capone’. The song became a Top 10 hit in 1979. The Specials recorded their debut LP in 1979, produced by Elvis Costello. The album lead off with Dandy Livingstone's ‘Rudy, A Message to You’ (slightly reworded) and also had Prince Buster and Toots & The Maytals covers from the late 1960s. In 1980, the EP ‘Too Much Too Young’ (credited to The Special AKA) was a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart, despite controversy over the song's lyrics, which reference teen pregnancy and promote contraception.

Limited Edition Print
Strictly limited to just 75 numbered copies
Printed on fine art paper with an attractive frame and mount
Signed and stamped and numbered by Morgan HowellSize: 430mm x 530mm (17" x 21")

Framed Oversize Print
Strictly limited to just 9 numbered copies
3D Print construction on fine art paper with an attractive box frame
Signed and stamped and numbered by Morgan Howell
Size: 410mm x 410mm (16" x 16’)

Framed Supersize Print
Strictly limited to just 9 numbered copies
3D Print construction on canvas with 27" vinyl disc & printed fine art paper label
Signed and stamped and numbered by Morgan Howell
Size: 810mm x 810mm (32" x 32")
Bespoke Art Glass Frame

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