Two songs by Dougie Young. Dread beat and blood

Australia, 1979

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Two Songs by Dougie Young (Melb., 1979, 7 min.): Aboriginal singer Dougie Young sings two of his songs as the basis of an animated film about aboriginal issues. “Dread Beat and Blood” (U.K., 1979, 47 min.): A unique combination of poetry, music and politics is portrayed in this film about black reggae musician Lindsay Kwesi Johnson.

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