Series nameKuljit Bhamra Recordings

This full colour seven inch record sleeve features a renowned photograph (taken by Nikhil Singala) of a South Asian man, standing behind his shop counter. The single is entitled ‘Patel Rap’ and is performed by UK based singer, Bali Brahmbhatt. The lyrics were written by Bali Brahmbhatt, Kuljit Bhamra and David Knowles. The single was released on Keda Records in 1989 and was an instant hit among South Asian British youth.

Date of Creation / Publication1989
CreatorBrahmbhatt, Bali
Associated Person/ OrganisationBhamra, Kuljit
Collection and Reference Number Kuljit Bhamra Collection (GB 2661 KB)
Catalogue NumberKB/KEDA/KB/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Kuljit Bhamra.
Series notesThe digital items in this grouping reflect the diversity of music recordings produced by Kuljit Bhamra as a producer and music arranger in his own right. The material includes cassette and LP sleeves of groups he as written lyrics and produced for, as well as Bhamra's own compilations since 1978.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Kuljit Bhamra Collection includes material related to Kuljit Bhamra as a solo artist as well as to his record company, Keda Records. The items include posters, flyers, documents, cassette and CD sleeves, photographs, performance programmes and musical scores.