Round 9: WILD CARD

From Scott Schaffer:

LKJ - Sonnys Lettah (Anti - Sus Poem)   


From the 1979 release "Forces of Victory" LKJ tells a story of police brutality and harassment. Over a straight forward simple bass line laid down by Dennis "Blackbeard" Bovell, LKJ tells us a story through a letter home from a wrongly incarcerated man.  By reading "these few lines" we hear a story that has probably been told a million times, by innocent people, in every language.  LKJ makes it clear through this song of dub poetry how easily a men in  uniform can change your life, forever. I think we have all experienced it, to some degree. Thankfully, not like Sonny.

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