Albums from The Class of 1978: Dread Beat an' Blood

Weekend Variety Wireless 21/10/2018
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This week music journalist Grant Smithies joins Graeme Hill to explore poet Linton Kwesi Johnson’s musical debut Dread Beat An' Blood.

A very English work brimming with real-place and real-time social tension.

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