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04.14.2018

Listening to Small Axe 54

13 December 2017
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Popcaan Where We Come From album cover by Small Axe 54 cover artist Ricardo Edwards

by Tiana Reid

For the playlist to accompany Small Axe's latest issue, we stayed close to the Jamaican 1960s special section. And yet the afterlife of music—Peter Tosh's "I Am That I Am" (1977) or even Popcaan's "Where We Come From" (2014)—suggests that the 1960s as an era lived much longer than its nominal decade.

Small Axe 54 playlist