Monday, 7 July 2014

Michael Smith - Peel Session 24/04/1982


Michael "Mikey" Smith was a Jamaican dub poet active in the 1970s and early 80s. A social worker by day, he came to the UK in 1982 for a brief tour supporting Linton Kwesi Johnson, who also produced his sole album Me Can't Believe It. He died in 1983 aged just 29 from a blow to the head following an argument with three men at a political rally. This was the only session he recorded for Peel.

More details about Smith's life on Wikipedia.


Me Can't Believe It
Long Time/Black And White
Roots
It A Come/Stuck/ Picture Or No Picture
Trainer

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