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The Last Poets (album)

The Last Poets
Studio album by The Last Poets
Released 1970
Genre Spoken word, Jazz, Poetry
Length 30:36
Label Various
Producer East Wind Associates
The Last Poets chronology
The Last Poets
This Is Madness
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

The Last Poets is the debut spoken word album, released in 1970, by The Last Poets.

The song "Wake Up, Niggers" is featured on the Performance soundtrack album, also released in 1970.


  • Track listing 1
  • Personnel 2
  • Charts 3
  • References 4

Track listing

  1. "Run, Nigger" (Abiodun Oyewole) – 1:14
  2. "On the Subway" (Alafía Pudím) – 1:33
  3. "Niggers Are Scared of Revolution" (Omar Ben Hassen) – 5:16
  4. "Black Thighs" (Hassen) – 1:31
  5. "Gashman" (Oyewole) – 2:45
  6. "Wake Up, Niggers" (Pudim) – 2:49
  7. "New York, New York" (Oyewole) – 3:36
  8. "Jones Comin' Down" (Pudim) – 2:51
  9. "Just Because" (Oyewole) – 2:31
  10. "Black Wish" (Hassen) – 1:34
  11. "When the Revolution Comes" (Hassen) – 1:47
  12. "Two Little Boys" (Oyewole) – 1:51
  13. "Surprises" (Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin, Pudim) – 2:09



Year Chart Peak Position
1970 Black Albums #3
1970 Jazz Albums #11
1970 Pop Albums #29


  1. ^ Duffy, John. The Last Poets (album) at AllMusic
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