Making History (Linton Kwesi Johnson album)

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Making History
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Studio album by Linton Kwesi Johnson
Released October 1983 (UK)
Studio Studio 80, 6-8 Emerson Street, London
Genre Dub reggae
Jazz blues
Length 33:31
Label Island
Producer Linton Kwesi Johnson
Dennis Bovell
Linton Kwesi Johnson chronology
LKJ in Dub
(1980)LKJ in Dub1980
Making History
(1983)
LKJ Live in Concert with the Dub Band
(1985)LKJ Live in Concert with the Dub Band1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Village Voice A[1]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  • Linton Kwesi Johnson - voice
The Dub Band
  • Dennis Bovell - bass, mixing
  • Richie Stevens - drums
  • John Kpiaye - guitar
  • Paget King - keyboards
  • Nick Straker - synthesizer
  • Patrick Tenyue - trumpet
  • Henry "Buttons" Tenyue - trombone
  • Geoffrey Scantlebury - percussion
  • Tony Utah - other percussion
  • Everald Forrest - other percussion
Technical
  • Dennis Bovell, Godwin Logie, Martin Rex, Stephen Street - engineers
  • Bruno Tilley - artwork
  • Peter Ashworth - photography

References[edit]