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Linton Kwesi Johnson - Forces Of Victory (Cassette, Album)


1979
Label: Island Records - 7206 027 • Format: Cassette Album, Stereo • Country: France • Genre: Reggae • Style: Reggae, Dub Poetry
Linton Kwesi Johnson - Forces Of Victory (Cassette, Album)

Linton Kwesi Johnson - Forces Of Victory - 03 - Sonny's Lettah (Anti-Sus Poem)/5(64).

This version has different blue labels to this version: Linton Kwesi Johnson - Forces Of Victory, fading from a light blue at the top to a deeper blue at the bottom. The labels also credit "EMI RECORDS LTD" at the bottom of the label, "FORCES OF VICTORY" is over two lines not one, and on the right side of the label it has "℗ Island Records Ltd", omitting "Original sound recording made by"/5(68).

Piano – Dennis Bovell, Webster Johnson. Producer – Linton Kwesi Johnson. Vocals [Additional Voices] – Dennis Bovell, Vivian Weathers, Winston Bennett. Written-By [Words And Music By] – Linton Kwesi Johnson.

 · If Dread Beat An' Blood brought Johnson and initial flush of notoriety, then Forces of Victory was the record that cemented his growing reputation as a major talent. Bovell and the Dub Band swing hard on this set, especially on the album's opening track "Want Fi Goh Rave." This contains some of Johnson's most memorable songs/poems, such as the heartfelt prison saga "Sonny's Lettah" and /10(93).

Linton Kwesi Johnson / Forces Of Victory [Limited] [Import] / LP Limited Edition, United Kingdom - Import / Rock /


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1 thoughts on “Linton Kwesi Johnson - Forces Of Victory (Cassette, Album)”

  1. In the 90s made a cassette copy of the album & wore out the title track on the drive in to work every day; it's phenomenal. Deeply appreciate LKJ, Dennis Bovell, & whoever made it available on CD keep it alive & morphing with the tech, OK? From memory: We're the forces of viktry /5(81).

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