Linton Kwesi Johnson: FITE DEM BACK

Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, August 1st, 2009 - 6 comments
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6 comments on “Linton Kwesi Johnson: FITE DEM BACK”

  1. felix 1

    So this is fairly recent? I had no idea he was still performing.

    Great clip.

    • Daveski 1.1

      He actually visited NZ a couple of years ago but in his dub poet capacity.

      Funny also that Blair Peach has been in the news recently too.

      Street 66 would be in my top all time 5 songs.

      More surprises Sprout!

  2. great stuff. Think he performed in Ch-Ch in 2005 (’04?), with Dennis Bovell to boot. Gonna long regret not travelling up to see that…

    • The Voice of Reason 2.1

      Yeah, you missed a great night. Front bar of the Civic, packed. Only downer was a drunk guy who who was loadly bemoaning the lack of a band early on in the set.
      Like beats from mi selector Dennis Bovell weren’t worth the 20 bones, aye.

  3. Daveo 3

    sweet. cheers for that sprout.

  4. Cheers guys. Quite a scar sound in that one. Here are a few more goodins

    Daveski’s fav Street 66, it has a more traditional LKJ militant sound

    Di good life has an almost zydeco element

    Doun de road, also quite trad

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