Re: Silent Poets/French rap questions

Mark Turner (
Wed, 2 Apr 1997 12:55:27 -0800 (PST)

> You're right that song is truly great.. it comes off of an album which
> paired up the silent poets with a variety of different vocalists... the
> album is called Words and Silence and is out on Belissima records. That
> track features Menelik who is Mc Soular's brother (I think!) other great
> tracks on that album feature Ranking Anne, and the Last Poets. It's
> definitely woth picking up although I don't know where to begin looking
> (it's been out for at least a year and a half) I somehow managed to pick
> up a copy on vinyl as well as the CD that Belissima (the label) sent me,
> so I know that vinyl copies exist, for the vinyl junkies out there. Good
> luck ij your quest... that record is still in regular rotation at my
> house and still sounds as fresh as the day I got it.

Drop Beat Records currently has a vinyl copy of WORDS AND SILENCE
for $18, and they do mail order. Go to

 Mark Turner