Making History (Linton Kwesi Johnson album)

Making History
Studio album by Linton Kwesi Johnson
Released October 1983 (UK)
Recorded Studio 80, 6-8 Emerson Street, London
Genre Dub reggae
Jazz blues
Length 33:31
Label Island
Producer Linton Kwesi Johnson
Dennis Bovell
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Linton Kwesi Johnson chronology
LKJ in Dub
(1980)
Making History
(1983)
LKJ Live in Concert with the Dub Band
(1985)

Making History is an album by dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson, released in 1983 on the Island Records label. It was produced by Linton Kwesi Johnson and Dennis Bovell (credited as Blackbeard).

Track listing

All tracks written by Linton Kwesi Johnson

  1. "Di Eagle an' di Bear" – 4:14
  2. "Wat About di Working Claas?" – 5:12
  3. "Di Great Insohreckshan" – 4:02
  4. "Making History" – 4:19
  5. "Reggae fi Radni" – 4:24
  6. "Reggae fi Dada" – 4:50
  7. "New Craas Massahkah" – 6:30

Personnel

  • Linton Kwesi Johnson - voice
  • Dennis Bovell - bass
  • Richard Stevens - drums
  • John Kpiaye - guitar
  • Paget King - keyboards
  • Nick Straker - synthesizer
  • Patrick Tenyue - trumpet
  • Henry Tenyue - trombone
  • Geoffrey Scantlebury - percussion
  • Tony Utah - other percussion
  • Everald Forrest - other percussion

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