Articles Posted in the " Album Rewind " Category

  • BBC Takes a Look at LKJ album Dread Beat an’ Blood

    BBC Takes a Look at LKJ album Dread Beat an’ Blood

    Found a story on the BBC player where Benjamin Zephaniah reassesses dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson’s 1978 debut album. Dread Beat an’ Blood which expressed the black British experience as it had never been heard before. Using his trademark spoken word style set to an instrumental reggae beat, the record voiced the frustration of a generation.


  • 2 Tone All-Stars Meet The Pioneers on Starvation

    2 Tone All-Stars Meet The Pioneers on Starvation

    I thought it would be interesting to take a look back at single that most collectors probably pass up all together even though they shouldn’t for various reasons. It’s “Starvation” a double A-sided charity single released in 1985 on Madness’ Zarjazz label. The aim of the single was to raise money for the starving people of Ethiopia.