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LINTON KWESI JOHNSON - DISCOGRAPHY












LINTON KWESI JOHNSON - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Albums:
.1978 - Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)
.1979 - Forces Of Victory
.1980 - Bass Culture
.1980 - LKJ In Dub
.1984 - Making History
.1985 - LKJ Live In Concert With The Dub Band
.1991 - Tings An' Times
.1992 - LKJ In Dub Vol 2
.1996 - LKJ A Cappella Live
.1998 - More Time
.2002 - LKJ In Dub Vol 3
.2004 - Live In Paris - (Versions: Cd and Dvd)


2) Compilation/Best of:
.1985 - Reggae Greats
.1985 - Dub Poetry
.1998 - Independant Intavenshan (The Island Anthology)
.2003 - Straight To Inglan's Head


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Linton Kwesi Johnson - Discography
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Albums:

.1978 - Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)
(Original Press):
"Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)" 1978 - (Virgin Label)

Reissue: "Dread Beat An' Blood" 1981 - (Heartbeat Label).

Reissue: "Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)" 1990 - (Virgin/Frontline Label).

Reissue: "Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)" 2004 - (Virgin Label) with 2 Bonus Tracks.

Editions:

"Dread Beat An' Blood (Poet And The Roots)" 1978 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dread Beat An' Blood. 2) Five Nights Of Bleeding. 3) Doun De Road. 4) Song Of Blood. 5) It Dread Inna Inglan [For George Lindo]. 6) Come Wi Goh Dung Deh. 7) Man Free [For Darcus Howe]. 8) All Wi Doin Is Defendin.
Cd Bonus Tracks: (2004 Edition*)
9) Command Counsel. 10) Defense [Dub].
[Labels: Virgin (Lp: 1978)(Cd: 1990)(Cd: 2004*), Caroline (Cd: 2001)]

Reissue: "Dread Beat An' Blood" 1981
Tracks:
1) Dread Beat An' Blood. 2) Five Nights Of Bleeding [For Leroy Harris]. 3) Doun De Road. 4) Song Of Blood. 5) It Dread Inna Inglan [For George Lindo]. 6) Come Wi Goh Dung Deh. 7) Man Free [For Darcus Howe]. 8) All Wi Doin Is Defendin.
[Label: Heartbeat (Lp: 1981)(Cd: 1989)]
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.1979 - Forces Of Victory
(Original Press):
"Forces Of Victory" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Want Fi Goh Rave. 2) It Noh Funny. 3) Sonny's Lettah [Anti-Sus Poem]. 4) Independant Intavenshan. 5) Fite Dem Back. 6) Reality Poem. 7) Forces Of Viktry. 8) Time Come.
[Labels: Island (Lp: 1979), Island/Mango (Cd: 1991)]
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.1980 - Bass Culture
(Original Press):
"Bass Culture" 1980 - (Island Label)

Reissue Cd: "Bass Culture" 1990 - (Island/Mango Label)

"Bass Culture" 1980 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Bass Culture. 2) Street 66. 3) Reggae Fi Peach. 4) Di Black Petty Booshwah. 5) Inglan Is A Bitch. 6) Loraine. 7) Reggae Sounds. 8) Two Sides Of Silence.
[Labels: Island (Lp: 1980), Island/Mango (Cd: 1990)]
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.1980 - LKJ In Dub
(Original Press):

"LKJ In Dub" 1980 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Victorious Dub. 2) Reality Dub. 3) Peach Dub. 4) Shocking Dub. 5) Iron Bar Dub. 6) Bitch Dub. 7) Cultural Dub. 8) Brain Smashing Dub.
[Labels: Island (Lp: 1980), Island/Mango (Cd: 1990)]
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.1984 - Making History
(Original Press):
Lp: "Making History" 1984 - (Island Label)

Reissue Cd: "Making History" 1990 - (Island Label)

"Making History" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Di Eagle An' Di Bear. 2) Wat About Di Workin' Claas?. 3) Di Great Insohreckshan. 4) Making History. 5) Reggae Fi Radni. 6) Raggae Fi Dada. 7) New Craas Massahkah.
[Labels: Island (Lp: 1984), Island/Mango (Cd: 1990*)]

!!!
Cd* out of Print!
All songs of "Making History" have been reissued in the compilation:
"Independant Intavenshan (The Island Anthology)" 1998 - (2 Cd) - (Island Label)
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.1985 - LKJ Live In Concert With The Dub Band
(Original Press):

Editions:

"LKJ Live In Concert With The Dub Band" 1985 - (Original Version)
Lp Tracks:
Disc: 1
1) Five Nights Of Bleeding. 2) Dread Beat An' Blood. 3) Intro. 4) All Wi Doin Is Defendin. 5) It Dread Inna Inglan. 6) Man Free. 7) Want Fi Goh Rave. 8) It Noh Funny. 9) Forces Of Victory.
Disc: 2
1) Independent Intavenshan. 2) Reggae Fi Peach. 3) Di Black Petty Booshwah. 4) New Craas Massahkah. 5) Reality Poem. 6) Wat About Di Workin Claas?. 7) Di Great Insohreckshan. 8) Making History.
[Labels: Lkj/Rough Trade (2 Lp: 1985), Megadisc (2 Lp: 1985), Shanachie (2 Lp: 1985)]

Reissue Cd: "LKJ Live In Concert With The Dub Band" 1988
Cd Tracks:
1) Five Nights Of Bleeding. 2) Dread Beat An' Blood. 3) Intro. 4) All Wi Doin Is Defendin. 5) It Dread Inna Inglan. 6) Man Free. 7) Want Fi Goh Rave. 8) It Noh Funny. 9) Forces Of Victory. 10) Independent Intavenshan. 11) Reggae Fi Peach. 12) Di Black Petty Booshwah. 13) New Craas Massahkah. 14) Reality Poem. 15) Wat About Di Workin Claas?. 16) Di Great Insohreckshan. 17) Making History.
[Label: Shanachie (Cd: 1988)]
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.1991 - Tings An' Times
(Original Press):
"Tings An' Times" 1991 - (Lkj Records Label)

"Tings An' Times" 1991 - (Shanachie Label)

"Tings An' Times" 1991 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Sense Outa Nansense. 2) Story. 3) Tings An' Times. 4) Mi Revalueshanary Fren. 5) Di Good Life. 6) Di Anfinish Revalueshan. 7) Dubbin Fi Life.
[Labels: Lkj Records (Lp/Cd: 1991), Shanachie (Cd: 1991), Wea (Cd: 1991),...]
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.1992 - LKJ In Dub Vol 2
(Original Press):

"LKJ In Dub Vol 2" 1992 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Historic Dub. 2) Cold War Dub. 3) Guyanese Dub. 4) Timeless Dub. 5) Sensical Dub. 6) Sensical Dubprise. 7) Face Card Dub. 8) Dub Tale. 9) Dubbin Di Revalueshan.
[Label: Lkj Records (Lp/Cd: 1992)]
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.1996 - LKJ A Cappella Live
(Original Press):

"LKJ A Cappella Live" 1996 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Five Nights Of Bleeding. 2) Reggae Sounds. 3) Bass Culture. 4) Sonny's Lettah. 5) It Noh Funny. 6) New Craas Massahkah. 7) Di Great Insohreckshan. 8) Reggae Fi Dada. 9) Story. 10) Mi Revahlueshanary Fren. 11) Tings An' Times. 12) Di Anfinish Revahlueshan. 13) If I Woz A Tap Natch Poet. 14) Hurricane Blues.
[Labels: Lkj Records (Cd: 1996), ...]
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.1998 - More Time
(Original Press):
Cd: "More Time" 1998 - (Lkj Records Label).

Lp: "More Time" 1998 - (Lkj Records Label).

"More Time" 1998 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) More Time. 2) Reggae Fi Bernard. 3) Hurricane Blues. 4) Liesense Fi Kill. 5) If I Was A Tap Natch Poet. 6) Reggae Fi May Ayim. 7) Poems Of Shape And Motion. 8) Season Of The Heart. 9) New Word Hawdah.
[Labels: Lkj Records (Lp/Cd: 1998), Wea (Cd: 1998)]
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.2002 - LKJ In Dub Vol 3
(Original Press):

"LKJ In Dub Vol 3" 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dirty Langwidge Dub. 2) Rootikal Dub. 3) Liesense Fe Dub. 4) Dubbin Di Tradition. 5) Time Fi Dub. 6) Row Man Tik Dub. 7) Mensch Dub. 8) Afro-German Dub. 9) Dubbin Di Diaspora. 10) Poetic Dub.
[Labels: Lkj Records (Lp/Cd: 2002), Wea (Cd: 2002)]
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.2004 - Live In Paris - (Versions: Cd and Dvd)
(Original Press):
Cd:

Dvd:

"Live In Paris" 2004 - (Cd and Dvd) - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Intro/Di Eagle An' Di Bear. 2) Want Fi Goh Rave. 3) Sonny's Lettah. 4) Dread Beat An' Blood. 5) Fite Dem Back. 6) Reggae Fi Peach. 7) Reggae Fi Radni. 8) Di Great Insohreckshan. 9) Mekkin Histri. 10) Tings An' Times. 11) Liesense Fi Kill. 12) More Time. 13) Reggae Fi Bernard.
[Labels: Lkj Records (Cd: 2004), Bmg (Cd: 2004)), Wrasse (Dvd: 2004)]

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LKJ "Want Fi Goh Rave"


LKJ "Sonny´s Lettah"


LKJ "Fight dem back"


LKJ "Reggae fi Radni"


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