|Also known as||Blackbeard|
|Born||22 May 1953|
Saint Peter, Barbados, West Indies
|Genres||Dub, lovers rock, reggae, post-punk|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, record producer|
|Associated acts||Linton Kwesi Johnson|
The 4th Street Orchestra
Dennis Bovell (born 22 May 1953) is a Barbados-born reggae guitarist, bass player and record producer. He is based in England. He was a member of the British reggae band Matumbi. He also released dub-reggae records under his own name as well as the pseudonym Blackbeard. He is most widely known for his decades-spanning collaborations with Linton Kwesi Johnson.