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Socialist Reggae?

ska invita

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Fire Facts - Injustice March
rare cut this one...... think you'll like this

Leroy Sibbles - Revolution
and the no time to waste version
not strictly socialist that one, but has some lyrics in it

heard a great anarchist roots tune the other day, struggling to find it again, but will hunt it down......
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ska invita

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Never heard that one, nice find :cool:
heard it on a dlx1 uploaded mannaseh tape last night (on this page: http://www.mixcloud.com/laserworshiper/ - i think he already passed you these tapes for your page Ringo)
going by the lyrics i wonder if Rock Against Racism might have had an influence on that... March against XXX gets replaced with Rock against XXX for a verse...
its from 1992 i think
March Against Church & State...not a lyric ive heard on a JA reggae record before

sounded a lot bottom heavier on the mannaseh show fwiw

That's one of my all time favourites
its a big tune - need to check the rest of the album


Climbing up the aerial
indeed and much appreciated
going to try and get some on vinyl (where possible) for a mayday do
I've been using keepvid.com to make a couple of compilations for the car from this thread. The kids love them :cool: Proud to be a dad of kids that love reggae music :D

ska invita

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before my time

^^^^^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grunwick_dispute

The Grunwick dispute was an industrial dispute involving trade union recognition at the Grunwick Film Processing Laboratories in Willesden, North London, that led to a two-year strike between 1976 and 1978.[1] During a decade of industrial unrest, the Grunwick dispute became a cause célèbre of trade unionism and labour relations law, and "at its height involved thousands of Trade Unionists and police in confrontations, ...over 500 arrests on the picket line and frequent police violence."[2][3][4] The total of 550 arrests made during the strike was at the time the highest such figure in any industrial dispute since the General Strike of 1926.[5] Journalist Paul Foot described the dispute as "a central battleground between the classes and between the parties."[6](1:15) The dispute was reported nightly on the national television news, depicting the often violent clashes between the strikers and the Metropolitan Police'sSpecial Patrol Group.[7] Grunwick was the first time that this paramilitary police unit had been deployed in an industrial dispute.[8][9] The mostly female, immigrant, East African Asian strikers – dubbed "strikers in saris" by the news media – were led by Jayaben Desai, whose membership of the union was later suspended following her hunger strike outside the Trades Union Congress (TUC) headquarters in November 1977.[10] This was also the first dispute where the majority of strikers were from an ethnic minority and still received widespread support from the labour movement – previous disputes involving immigrant workers which had taken place in Leicester and Southall had "remained marginalised" and had even led to "open and ugly racism on the part of white union members and their leaders."[11][12][13]
I needed this thread...

Had a London reggae station on the interweb while doing the catmas cards.

Some festive reggae I can cope with. Some would have been best left not done.

On which seasonal note, I offer

as the nearest compromise...