Roy Graham

Pressure Sounds * PSS085 * 2014

Why Should You

Why Should You


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An obscure Black Ark rarity that was produced by Phil Pratt at the Black Ark. 'Why should you' has a strong Lee Perry influence both in the vocal style and in the production. Bobby Kalphat's rhythmic melodica stabs away alongside Roy Graham's vocals. A funky 45 that has never been re-pressed since its original small first run on the Sunshot label. Has a nice version on the filpside. Comes in a handmade recycled Pressure sounds sleeve.

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