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National Poetry Day with Anthony Joseph


The 4th October marks National Poetry Day here in the U.K, to celebrate we welcome one of Britain’s most celebrated poets, Anthony Joseph.

Anthony Joseph is a poet, novelist, musician and lecturer described as ‘the leader of the black avant-garde in Britain’. His written work and performance occupies a space between surrealism, Jazz and the rhythms of Caribbean speech and music. He is the author of four poetry collections and a novel The African Origins of UFOs.

Listen now Tracklist

Edward Brathwaite – Caliban [Decca Records]
Nikki Giovanni – Great Pax Whitie (Peace Be Still) [Right-On Records]
Boscoe – Writin’ On The Wall [Numero Group]
Mansa Musa – Mansa’s Tribute To Ogun (Trad.) [Kalinda]
Michael Smith – Trainer [Mango]
Kain – Black Satin Amazon Fire Engine Cry Baby [Collectables Records]
Adam Pieronczyk & Anthony Joseph – The Ark (Live) [For Tune]
Felipe Luciano with Eddie Palmieri – Jibaro/My Pretty N****r [Tico Records]
Brother Resistance – Glory of Kings [Riddum Distribution Network]
Gil Scott-Heron – On Coming From A Broken Home (Part 1) [Moon Records]
Linton Kwesi Johnson – Man Free (For Darcus Howe) [Virgin]
Meshell Ndegeocello – Interlude: 6 Legged Griot Trio (Weariness) [Maverick]
Oscar Brown Jr. – Bid ‘Em In [Mermot Music]
Anthony Joseph – On The Move [Heavenly Sweetness]
Lancelot Layne – Bringin’ Off [Jumbie Bead]
Mutabaruka – Dis Poem [Guidance Recordings]
Brother Ah – Transcendental March (Creation Song) [Ikef]
Marion Brown – Karintha [ABC Records]
The Last Poets – True Blues [Celluloid]
Louise Bennett – Colonizing in Reverse [Imani Music]