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7″ Vinyl Of The Year 2014 – Vote Now

Vinyl Single Of The Year 2014

7″ Vinyl Of The Year 2014 –  this category of the Reggae Steady Ska polls addresses the djs and vinyl diggers of the global ska community.

Here’s how you can yote.
Voting is closed.

1. Listen, Watch

Listen to or watch the 7″ Vinyl Of The Year 2014 youtube playlist.

2. Learn

Vinyl records from the following artists are on the nominations list:

The Black Emeralds – Bed Bug, The Keeper (Jandisc Records)
The Bluebeaters – Toxic, Catch That Teardrop (Record Kicks)
Brooklyn Attractors – Jingle Bells, God Rest Dem Irie Gentlemen (Jump Up Records)
Charley Organaire meets The Prizefighters – Sweet Jamaica, Island Girl (Jump Up Records)
Charley Organaire meets The Prizefighters – My World, I Won The Prize (Jump Up Records)
Charley Organaire meets The Prizefighters – Troubles, Elusive Baby (Jump Up Records)
The Clerks, The – 21st Century Digital Boy, Melancholia (Steh Auf Records)
Dr. Ring Ding Ska-Vaganza – Sammy Don’t Go Out No More, Crazy (Jump Up Records)
Dr. Ring Ding Ska-Vaganza – Dancing With The Fat Man’s Lady b/w It Don’t Mean It’s Over (Jump Up Records)
Jamaica 69 – Ven Dame Tu Amor, Olivdame (Jump Up Records)
Johnny Reggae Rub Foundation feat. Victor Rice – Coolit Down (self)
Kingston Rudieska, The Eskargot Miles – Far East Asia (Wood Luck Records)
Leo & The Lineup – Run Around (Tighten Up Records)
Los Granadians – Idolos De La Juventud Audaz, El Reggae A Go–Go (Liquidator Music)
Los Hamptons – Stop! In The Name Of Love, Born To Lose (Jewels Recordings)
Masons Arms, Babayaga – Fuß nach Vorn, Redheaded Woman (Rocking Records)
Phoenix City All-stars/The Sidewalk Doctors – Satisfaction/All My Loving (Hotshot & Scorcher Records)
Prince Fatty vs. Mungo’s Hi Fi – Sugar Water (Mr. Bongo Records)
Roy & Yvonne – My Jealous Eyes, I Dig You (Liquidator Music)
Roy Ellis You Can’t Leave Now Liquidator Music
Roy Ellis with Thee Hurricanes – Can You Feel It, Get Up (Angel City Recordings)
Ruben Lopez & The Diatones – Leftovers (Liquidator Music)
The Silver Sonics – Peasant’s Revolt (Gem-Tone Records)
The Silver Sonics – Westwind, How Soon (Gem-Tone Records)
Smooth Beans – Turn The Coin (Jewels Recordings)
Soul Radics – Day Ruler, Walk Your Own Line (Jump Up Records)
Stahl feat. Keith & Tex – Solid As A Rock, Pripyat (Angel City Recordings)
Tempranos – I Giorni dell’Ira El Paso (El Paso Records)
The Drastics vs. Michael Jackson – The Love You Save, Remember The Time (Jump Up Records)
Various: Bim Skala Bim, King Hammond Night Boat To Cairo, Bed & Breakfast Man (taken from Specialized 3 – Mad Not Cancer) (Jump Up Records)
Various: Susan Codogan, Ken Boothe Love Story (Jump Up Records)
Various: The Hotknives, Crabs Corporation, The Values feat. Neil Innes & Bedders, Rude Boy George Razorblade Alley, The Opium Eaters, Madness, DRIVING IN MY CAR, (taken from Specialized 3 – Mad Not Cancer) (Jump Up Records)
David Hillyard & The Rocksteady Seven Little Man Blues, Sisyphus (Brainlab Groove)

We try to keep track of all the vinyl single and ep releases. If we missed out on some, let us know here. Thank you.

3. Vote

If you haven’t already, register to vote. Follow the link to the poll and cast your vote.


(Login is easy, via Facebook, Twitter or Email, community functions are being added).

Note: We made it obligatory to log in to take part in our polls to make sure that it’s “one person, one vote”.

4. Share

We have also created a Facebook event for the polls. You may invite your friends. For any shout-outs, you are welcome to use the comment section of this article. Better not comment on the poll itself, since it is restricted to members).

Deadline for voting is 23:59, Sunday 11 January 2015 (Central European Time).

Background information

We try to keep our polls in a spirit where the light shines on all the bands, artists and activists that have been creative in the past year. We make introductions easy by attaching a playlist with many of the participants and by passing info and audio links to you voters, the community. You can take it from there.

The Reggae Steady Ska 2014 polls have 6 categories now:

1. Album Of The Year 2014 (only until Jan 07, 2015)
2. Debut Album Of The Year 2014 (until Jan 11, 2015)
3. Best Live Band (until Jan 11, 2015)
4. 7″ Vinyl Of The Year (until Jan 11, 2015)
5. Best Festival (until Jan 11, 2015)
6. Video Of The Year (until Jan 11, 2015)

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With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. In 2016, he published his solo debut album "Songbook Vol. II" as Joe ScholesJoe Scholes
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