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Trojan Records Bob Marley 23/09/2021
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We’re Jamming With These Latest Arrivals From Trojan Records

The latest collection from Trojan Records includes a Bob Marley inspired track top straight from the streets of Trench Town. Trojan Records was founded in North West London in 1968 by Island Records founder Lee Gopthal & Chris Blackwell. Trojan was all about bringing the sounds of Jamaica direct to the UK and became an instant with the growing skinhead culture of Britain in the late 1960s. The upbeat music with songs about sunshine and smoking reefer were a stark contrast to the grey London estates where discontent was everywhere,... Read More

Roll Neck Jumper Casuals 19/09/2021
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Roll With It: The Classic Roll Neck Jumper At 80s Casual Classics

Even before the Casuals came on the scene with their wedge haircuts, adidas trainers and flamboyant sportswear, there was already something super cool about the classic roll neck jumper. Think Steve McQueen in his Mustang in Bullit from 1968 and it doesn’t really get much cooler than Mr Cool himself. A style traditionally associated with artists, creatives & sailors was given a whole new direction thanks to the original dressers of the late 70s & early 80s. Apple founder Steve Jobs was famously photographed in 1984 by Norman Seef with... Read More

Trojan Records 29/01/2020
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Rocksteady, Reggae & Rudeboys: The Story Of Trojan Records

Trojan Records have now introduced their very own Trojan clothing label to 80s Casual Classics. 1960s Britain saw mass immigration from Jamaica and the Caribbean. The British government invited these countries to come to work in major cities like London & Birmingham on the public transport and services with the promise of a better life. The reality was far from this. The Windrush generation were housed in social housing areas in the likes of Brixton & Hackney where poverty was rife and general living conditions were poor. Throughout these inner... Read More