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Poet And The Roots: Dread Beat An' Blood

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 26 August 1978

'All oppression
Can do is bring
Passion to de heights of eruption
An' songs of fire we will sing'

– 'All Wi Doin' Is Defendin'

Total word count of piece: 574


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