Caribbean Connections - patois

Background

This conversation is from Caribbean Connections, a series of radio programmes broadcast by BBC Radio 4 in 1984. The interviewees describe the origins and poetry of Caribbean patois or dialect.

The interviewees are:

The Hon. Louise Simone Bennett-Coverly (Miss Lou) a Jamaican folklorist, writer and patois poet

Linton Kwesi Johnson a dub and performance poet, activist and musician

Vince Herbert a television and radio presenter

Taken from: Caribbean Connections
Author / Creator: Edited by Joan Griffiths
Publisher: Commission for Racial Equality / BBC Continuing Education
Date: 1984
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: X.529/65684