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Last Poets (Douglas pressing)

LP (Item 6340) Douglas, 1970 — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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4.90 11

The first album by the second group to call themselves the Last Poets – and as fierce a document of their rich talents as you'll ever find – bursting forth with anger and righteousness at a level as tight as Gil Scott-Heron's first album! The group here is the key second lineup of the ensemble of wordsmiths – comprised of Abiodun Oyewole, Alafia Pudim, and Omar Ben Hassan, plus the percussionist Nilaja – and most cuts feature only spare percussion backing over the spoken protest poetry – delivered with a brutal edge that really sums up the righteous politics of the time. Titles include "Run, N*gger", "On The Subway", "When The Revolution Comes", "Jones Comin' Down", "Black Thighs", "N*ggers Are Scared Of Revolution", and "Wake Up, N*ggers" – all of which should give you a good picture of what's going on with the record! (Side 2 has marks that clicks on tracks three through six. Cover has some wear, a bit of seam splittting, yellow tape on the bottom seam, a couple of small stains, and some pen inside the gatefold.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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