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All our MP3s are encoded to 240kbps and are of the highest quality. Browse Shop Categories Albums and Cds This section contains physical format albums, singles and CDs Books, DVDs and other items This section contains books, DVDs and other items MP3 downloads Download individual tracks or entire albums in MP3 format Products Shake Keane – Real Keen: Reggae Into Jazz CD ALBUM (LKJ CD 001) A jazz reggae feast with some poetic...
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All our MP3s are encoded to 240kbps and are of the highest quality. Browse Shop Categories Albums and Cds This section contains physical format albums, singles and CDs Books, DVDs and other items This section contains books, DVDs and other items MP3 downloads Download individual tracks or entire albums in MP3 format Products Shake Keane – Real Keen: Reggae Into Jazz CD ALBUM (LKJ CD 001) A jazz reggae feast with some poetic...
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Shake Keane"> Shake Keane

Ellsworth McGranahan Keane was born in St Vincent in 1927. He started playing the trumpet at the age of 6 and was a bandleader by the time he was 14. He also had a great love of literature and words and was nicknamed ‘Shake’ after Shakespeare. In 1952 Shake moved to the UK. He started reading literature at London University by day and playing in nightclubs in Soho by night, as well as doing session work and recording with legends such as Lord Kitchener, the calypsonian. In 1960 he joined Jamaican saxophonist Joe Harriott who considered him the partner that he had been waiting for. Together the two...
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In this section you can preview and buy either whole MP3 albums or individual tracks. All our MP3s are compressed in high quality 44.1khz, 240kbps variable bitrate directly from the CD source. Browse MP3 Albums Click on the following to browse and preview individual albums LKJ – In Concert With The Dub Band LKJ In Dub Volume 2 Jean Binta Breeze – Tracks LKJ – Tings And Times John Kpiaye – Red Gold And Blues Steve Gregory – Bushfire Shake Keane – Reggae Into Jazz Browse Shop Categories Shop Home Albums and Cds This section contains physical format albums, singles...
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In this section you can buy music by all the artists on the LKJ Records label – Linton Kwesi Johnson, Dennis Bovell, Jean Binta Breeze, Fizze, Winston Francis, Steve Gregory, Shake Keane and John Kpiaye. You can also purchase books and DVDs from this site as well. You can also purchase and download our albums in MP3 format, as well as purchasing individual tracks if you’d prefer. You can preview these before you buy. You can shop securely and safely with your Paypal account or if you do not have a Paypal account, you can use your Visa, Delta, Electron, MasterCard, Maestro, Solo, American...
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Welcome to the new, improved official website of Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ), world-renowned reggae poet and recording artist. As well as information on LKJ himself, here’s the place to find out about LKJ Records, Johnson’s record label, and the artists on it. Catch up on news and forthcoming events; read Linton Kwesi Johnson’s personal blog; or simply purchase music and books from the LKJ shop. We hope you’ll visit regularly and tell all your friends about us! LKJ Records Artists Please click on the following to view more information about our artists. Dennis Bovell Fizzé Steve...
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LKJ Records Artists

LKJ Records was established in 1981 to ‘put the music back into reggae’. Its stable of artists reflect the quality and musical originality that Linton Kwesi Johnson first envisaged then, whilst the small but ever-growing catalogue provides listeners with albums that are creative, surprising and eminently worth hearing… again and again. Please click on the following to view more information about our artists. Dennis Bovell Fizzé Steve Gregory John Kpiaye Jean Binta Breeze Winston Francis Shake Keane The Dennis Bovell Dub...
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Discography

Artist CatNo Label Year Tracks Musicians Format Other   Independent Intavenshan Johnson, Linton Kwesi 5245752 Island, UK and USA 1998 Want Fi Go Rave It Noh Funny Funny Dub Sonny’s Lettah Iron Bar Dub Independent Intavenshan Fite Dem Back Brain Smashing Dub Reality Poem Reality Dub Forces of...
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Linton Kwesi Johnson

Photo by David Corrio Linton Kwesi Johnson was born on 24 August 1952 in Chapelton, a small town in the rural parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He came to London in 1963, went to Tulse Hill secondary school and later studied Sociology at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London. Whilst still at school he joined the Black Panthers, helped to organise a poetry workshop within the movement and developed his work with Rasta Love, a group of poets and drummers. In 1977 he was awarded a C Day Lewis Fellowship, becoming the writer-in-residence for the London Borough of Lambeth for that year. He went on to...
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