Linton Kwesi Johnson IS the Founding Father of Dub Poetry; in '79, Johnson signed with Island Records and during his 5 years with the label, he released 4 albums that not only established dub poetry's artistic validity, but have influenced subsequent generations of word-oriented artists. This 2-CD set contains all 4 of his groundbreaking Island albums; 35 remastered tracks including material previously unreleased in the U.S. and the U.K. and rare 12" remixes never before available on CD.
Linton Kwesi Johnson IS the Founding Father of Dub Poetry; in '79, Johnson signed with Island Records and during his 5 years with the label, he released 4 albums that not only established dub poetry's artistic validity, but have influenced subsequent generations of word-oriented artists. This 2-CD set contains all 4 of his groundbreaking Island albums; 35 remastered tracks including material previously unreleased in the U.S. and the U.K. and rare 12" remixes never before available on CD.
731452457523

Details

Format: CD
Label: ISLAND
Catalog: 73145245752
Rel. Date: 10/27/1998
UPC: 731452457523

Independant Intavenshan [Import]
Artist: Linton Johnson Kwesi
Format: CD
New: Available $13.99
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Want Fi Goh Rave
2. It Noh Funny
3. Funny Dub - (previously unreleased)
4. Sonny's Lettah
5. Iron Bar Dub
6. Independant Intavenshan
7. Fite Dem Back
8. Brain Smashing Dub
9. Reality Poem
10. Reality Dub
11. Forces of Vicktry
12. Victorious Dub
13. Time Come
14. Bass Culture
15. Cultural Dub
16. Street 66
17. Reggae Fi Peach
18. Peach Dub
19. Di Black Petty Booshwah - (previously unreleased, 12" version)
20. Di Black Petty Booshwah - (previously unreleased, Dub)

DISC: 2

1. Inglan Is a Bitch
2. Bitch Dub
3. Loraine
4. Reggae Sounds
5. Shocking Dub
6. Two Sounds of Silence
7. Di Eagle an' Di Bear - (previously unreleased, 12" Version)
8. Wat About Di Working Claas?
9. Di Great Insohreckshan
10. Insohreckshan Dub - (previously unreleased)
11. Making History
12. Historic Dub - (previously unreleased)
13. Reggae Fi Radni
14. Reggae Fi Dada
15. New Craas Massahkah

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Linton Kwesi Johnson IS the Founding Father of Dub Poetry; in '79, Johnson signed with Island Records and during his 5 years with the label, he released 4 albums that not only established dub poetry's artistic validity, but have influenced subsequent generations of word-oriented artists. This 2-CD set contains all 4 of his groundbreaking Island albums; 35 remastered tracks including material previously unreleased in the U.S. and the U.K. and rare 12" remixes never before available on CD.