Friday, May 26, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 5/24/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

5/24/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- Step 'Cross The Border / Jack Radics / Open Rebuke / Heartbeat/Star Trail
2- Without You / Jason "Todah" O'Neil / The Servant's Quarters Riddim Sessions 5 (VA) / Servant
3- I'm Stepping On It / Luciano / After All / VP
4- Born Again Dub / Solomon Jabby / SINGLE (mp3) / Altarsound
5- Big Finger / Cultural Roots / Running Back To Me / Mango
6- Da Plan / Alan Charles feat. Tendai / Da Plan / Focus Arts
7- God's World (Do The Right Thing) / Ben Okafor / Generation / Plankton
8- Majek Fashek In A New York / Majek Fashek / Spirit Of Love / Interscope
9- No Rest 'Til Zion / Blaminack / SINGLE (mp3) / versionist.com
10- Peace Officer / Jimmy Cliff / Special / Columbia
11- Soldier / Dwayne Fyah / Silent Cry Riddim (VA) / JahLight
12- Soldier Dub / JahLight Records / Silent Cry Riddim (VA) / JahLight
13- What Is Going On / Emrand Henry / A New Song / Emrand Henry
14- Man To Man / Warren Brady / Man To Man / Brady Productions
15- Somewhere / Freddie McGregor / RAS Portraits / RAS
16- Green Island / The Skatalites / The Best Of The Skatalites / Trojan
17- When The Saints Go Skankin' In / Joe Ferry / Skallelujah / BIG
18- Blessed Is He / Fikre Selassie (Love Of The Trinity) / Blessed Is He / Fikre Selassie
19- Man Without Sin / DJ Stereoman / Good News / FJ/Jet Star
20- Deliver Me From My Enemies / Yabby You feat. Vivian Jackson & The Prophets / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
21- Deliver Dub (Exclusive Dub Plate Mix) / King Tubby & Yabby You / Deeper Roots / Pressure Sounds
22- I Shall Not Die / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
23- Reggae Got Soul / Toots And The Maytals / Time Tough: The Anthology / Island Jamaica
24- King's Highway / Monty G feat. Divinity / King's Highway / Lion Of Zion
25- You Can't Be A Beacon / Denzil Dennis / Give Thanks / Jet Star Gospel Times

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 5/17/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

5/17/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- Jamming / Bob Marley & The Wailers / SINGLE (7") / Island
2- Jesus, You're My King / Kujo Oti / Africa Anointed (VA) / Lion Of Zion
3- Parasites / The Movements / Running Out Of Time / GMI
4- Guidance Dub / King Tubby / Blood & Fire All Stars: Run It Red (VA) / Blood & Fire
5- Faith / Junior C feat. Stacey Hollis / Faith / Red Clay Recordings
6- Born Again Dub / Solomon Jabby / SINGLE (mp3) / Altarsound
7- Nicodemus (7" Single Mix) / The Congos / Heart Of The Congos (Deluxe Edition) / Blood & Fire
8- This Train / Bitty McLean And Skatalites / SINGLE (7") / Peckings
9- Aslan / The Israelites / Roots / JumpUp!
10- Love God And Live / George Nooks / Peace, Love, Unity & Justice (VA) / Katsjam
11- Raise Your Conscience / Ben Okafor / Shadows / Roadsweeper
12- Revelation / Al G / Signature / AWG
13- Charity / Alan Charles / Strength Ah Mi Life / Focus Arts
14- Blessed Are The Poor / Yabby You feat. The Prophets / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
15- Can't Serve Two Masters / Sherwin Gardner / Leaning / Lion Of Zion
16- Things A Gwan, Things A Go Dung / Andrew Bees / Militant / Music Lion/RAS
17- All Over The World / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture feat. Lynette White / Made In Zion / Lion Of Zion
18- Tell Me Who / Ziggy Soul / Genesis / Glory
19- Rude Walking / Lee Perry & The Upsetters / News Flash / Esoldun
20- Children, Children / Lion Zion / Reggae In America / House Of Natty
21- Quiet Place / Temple Yard / Temple Yard / Gotee
22- Hidden Dub / Christafari / Gravitational Dub / Lion Of Zion
23- Everywhere He Went / Change / Change / Freedom
24- Your World And Mine / Luciano / Where There Is Life / Island Jamaica

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Friday, May 19, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 5/10/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

5/10/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- Good Soil / Jah Servant / Good Soil / Servant
2- Dig A Hole / Easton Clark / SINGLE (7") / Burning Sounds
3- Plant A Seed / Tribe Of Judah / Bloom Where You're Planted / TOJ Enterprise
4- To Plant / Breeze / Word Sound 'Ave Power: Dub Poets And Dub (VA) / Heartbeat
5- Fork And Hoe / Word Sound 'Ave Power: Dub Poets And Dub (VA) / Heartbeat
6- Seeds You Sow / Mr. Lynx / Seeds You Sow / Lion Of Zion/Lion Of Judah
7- Jah Seed / Asherman Meets Dub Street Rockers / Zion Ready / JumpUp!
8- Seed Grow / Asherman Meets Dub Street Rockers / Zion Ready / JumpUp!
9- In The Springtime / Maxi Priest / Best Of Me / Charisma
10- You're Gonna Reap What You Sow / Mikey Spice / Reggae For Christ, Voume 1 (VA) / OFMB
11- Reap What You Sow / Zema with Gladiators Band / Jubilee / Melchizedek
12- Spring Summer / Luciano / A New Day / VP
13- Firmly Planted / Solomon Jabby / Firmly Planted / Altarsound
14- Firmly Planted In Dub / Solomon Jabby / Firmly Planted In Dub / Lion Of Zion
15- The Gardener / Judy Mowatt / Love / African Love/ Jet Star
16- Planted In Zion / Jah Servant feat. Drae (Andrae Ricardo) / Jah Servant And Friends (VA) / Servant
17- Sun Is Shining / Prince Alla / Only Love Can Conquer / Blood & Fire
18- Taking In The Son / Christafari / No Compromise / Lion Of Zion
19- Like A Flower / Marge Blackman / The Gathering: Trinidad & Tobago (VA) / Lion Of Zion
20- Tragic Flower / Sankoh / Tragic Flower / Sankoh 
21- It's Gonna Rain / Howie Hutchinson / The Naked Truth / bb music/World Sounds
22- Love Rain Down On Me / Barri / Lovelight Shining / Valley Vue
23- Orchid Unkown / Joshua Alo / Orchid Unknown / World Souljah



For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at mikeroots@gmail.com

Saturday, May 6, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 5/3/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

5/3/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- Wars, Rumors Of Wars / JD Smooth & Friends feat. Roman Stewart / An Inspirational Journey / Wearl "G"
2- I Don't Want To Be Late / Prince Alla / Only Love Can Conqueror / Blood & Fire
3- Born Again Dub / Solomon Jabby / SINGLE (mp3) / Altarsound
4- Fire In Town / King Tubby's Meets Larry Marshall / I Admire In Dub / Motion
5- Blessed Are The Peacemakers / Osmond Collins feat. Tony Rich/ Do It Again / Jet Star Gospel Times
6- See And Blind / Albert Griffiths & The Gladiators / A Whole Heap / Heartbeat
7- Babylon / Ram1 / Riddim Culture Presents Ram1 / Riddim Culture
8- Cool It Off / Ini Kamoze / Reggae Jamdown: The RAS Tapes (VA) / RAS
9- Fisherman / Howie Hutchinson / Journeyman / gospelreggae.com
10- Behold I Come / Culture / Baldhead Bridge / Shanachie
11- Behold I Come / Bobby Kalphat / Zion Hill / Pressure Sounds
12- Satan Is A Deceiver / Landlord / Never Forget Where U Come From / FAM
13- Shepherd Rod / Scratch & The Upsetters feat. Lloyd & Devon / Magnetic Mirror Master Mix (1989) (VA) / Anachron
14- Home Free / Madge Sutherland / Home Free / Tree Roots
15- Glory Dawn / Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus / Rastafari / Greensleeves
16- Zion Shepherd / Solomon Jabby / Firmly Planted / Altarsound
17- Dry And Heavy / Burning Spear / Harder Than The Best / Mango
18- Freedom / Singaton / Zion I Sampler (VA)/ Zion I
19- Night Run / Jah Servant / SINGLE (mp3) / Servant
20- Count Your Blessings / Norris Weir / I Believe / TG/Jet Star
21- Seeds Of Love And Life / Dubmatix feat. Luciano / Rebel Massive / Echo Beach
22- Blowing With The Wind / Yabby You / Yabby You Meets Mad Professor & Black Steel In Ariwa Studios / Ariwa/RAS
23- He Who Dwells / Livingstone Linton / Destiny / Livingstone Linton
24- Checkers Champion / Austin Kimble / Space Age Riddim (VA) / Music4Life
25- Draw Me Nearer / Katalys Crew / Roots Gospel Volume 2 (VA) / Katsjam


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For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at mikeroots@gmail.com

Thursday, April 27, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 4/26/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

4/26/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- Let Righteousness Cover The Earth / Majek Fashek / Prisoner Of Conscience / Mango
2- Rainy Dub / Tippa Irie / Rebel On The Roots Corner / RAS
3- I Believe / Lytie / A21 Campaign: Set The Captives Free (VA) / G&D
4- The Dub Of Gold (Heart Made Of Stone) / The Viceroys / Time Warp Dub Clash: Old School vs. New School (VA) / Island Jamaica
5- What Will It Take / Monty G / Until Life / LOJ Sounds
6- Get Back / Michael E. Johnson & The Killer Bees / Live In Berlin / Rykodisc
7- We Have A Message / Change / High Praise: Reggae Sunsplash 98' Gospel Night (VA) / Glory
8- Still Going Strong / Glen Washington / Number One Girl / VP
9- Power Struggle / Solomon Jabby / Rocksteady / Lion Of Zion
10- Wise Man / Desmond Dekker / Rockin' Steady: The Best Of Desmond Dekker / Rhino
11- Summer Breeze Riddim Instrumental / Katalys Crew / Summer Breeze (VA) / Katsjam Digital
12- South Africa / The Zawinul Syndicate / Lost Tribes / Columbia
13- Black And White / Wayne Stoddart feat. Troy Genius / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
14- Stars / Cornell Campbell / Silver Jubilee: 25 Classic Cuts / Rhino
15- Starring Dub / Cornell Campbell & The Eternals / Dub Specialist: 17 Dub Shots From Studio One (VA) / Heartbeat
16- Starlight / Andrae Ricardo / Starlight Single (mp3) / Andrae Ricardo
17- Dublight / Andrae Ricardo / Starlight Single (mp3) / Andrae Ricardo
18- The Word / Antus / The Servant's Quarters Riddim Sessions (VA) / Servant
19- Opportunity Rock / Big Youth / SINGLE (7") / Pantomime
20- Vision Of Jahovah / Owen Uriah feat. Steve Morrison / More Than A Conqueror / Vibes
21- Armageddon / Kay Morris & The Jewels / Armageddon / Jewel
22- Birds Have Their Nest / Dennis Brown / Go Now / Rohit
23- Birdman Hunting / Charlie Chaplin / Red Pond (Red Pond & Chaplin Chant) / Tamoki Wambesi
24- Sitting & Watching (Fly Away) / Christafari / Soulfire / Gotee
25- Senses / Joshua Alo / Orchid Unknown / World Souljah
26- Heavy Surf On A Rocky Point And Along A Sand Pit / Dan Gibson / "Solitudes" Sampler (Nature Recordings) / Dan Gibson

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For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at mikeroots@gmail.com

Thursday, April 20, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 4/19/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

4/19/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- He's Risen / Beloved / River Of Life / More Gospel Music
2- Worthy Is The Lamb / Glen Washington / SINGLE (7") / Ranking Joe
3- My Redeemer Lives / George Nooks / Giving Thanks / VP
4- March Of The Warrior King / Solomon Jabby / Zion Gates / Altarsound
5- Reggae Ambassador / Third World / Serious Business / Mercury
6- Walk Foot Man / Albert Griffiths And The Gladiators / Heartbeat Reggae Now! (VA) / Heartbeat
7- Who Set The Captive Free? / Al G / Be Strong / AWG
8- Son Of Man / Clinton Senior / SINGLE (7") / Stone House
9- Remember Dub / Rod Taylor / Trust In Jah / Cousin
10- Wars, Rumors Of War / JD Smooth & Friends / An Inspirational Journey / Wearl "G"
11- Sugar Merengue / Sugar Belly / Sugar Merengue / Studio One
12- Seek For The Old Path / Denis McLean / Seek / Heart
13- Tell Me Why / Ben Okafor / Generation / Plankton
14- Song For The Band / The Love Circle / Children Of The Jamoo Journey / Jamoo Goodnews Ltd.
15- Sam Fi Man / Stanley Beckford / The Caribbean (VA) / Putumayo
16- Go Down Emanuel Road / Harry Belafonte / Jump Up Calypso / RCA Victor
17- Play On / Ras Shorty I & The Love Circle / Jamoo Victory / Jamoo Goodnews Ltd.
18- Don't You Trouble Zion / King Arthur / Unmovable  / Kings Music
19- Skokian / Sugar Belly / Sugar Merengue / Studio One
20- Tru Luv / Sahmuel / Redemption / Sahmuel
21- Babylon, Babylon / Ini Kamoze / Here Comes The Hotstepper / Columbia
22- Devil Hafi Run / Lewster Lewis feat. Soul Construction / The Servant's Quarters Riddim Sessions 5 (VA) / Servant
23- Glimpse (Melodica Roots Mix) / Jah Servant / The Servant's Quarters Riddims & Dubs 5 (VA) / Servant
24- Different Colours / Lucky Dube / Greatest Moments / Gallo
25- Instru 3 / The Slickers / Breakthrough / Tad's

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For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at mikeroots@gmail.com

Friday, April 14, 2017

"Reggae Explorations" playlist 4/12/17

"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
WAPJ.org
Wednesdays 1-3PM

4/12/17

Song / Artist / Album / Label
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1- King Of Kings (previously unreleased) / Yabby You / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
2- Triumphal Entrance Chant / Solomon Jabby / Dub From The Gates Of Zion / Altarsound/mp3.com CD
3- Swing Wide The Gates / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Made In Zion / Lion Of Zion
4- Hosanna In The Highest / Ziggy Soul / Born Again / Righteous Corner
5- Hosanna / Christafari / Hosanna Maxi Single / Lion Of Zion
6- King Of Glory Dub / Christafari / Hosanna Maxi Single / Lion Of Zion
7- Tuimbe Hosanna / David Mporampora & Sifa! Sifa! Africa / African Safari Of Praise / mp3.com CD
8- Jerusalem / Lloyd Brown / Against The Grain / Jet Star/Charm
9- Jerusalem / Mr. Lynx / Seeds You Sow / Lion Of Zion
10- Jerusalem (Live) / Joseph Israel / Kingdom Road (Live) / Lions Of Israel
11- At The Cross / Home T / I'm Free (VA) / Righteous Corner
12- Roots / Bullwackie's All Stars / Roots / Aires
13- Reggae Rhythm / Horace Andy / SINGLE (7") / Concord
14- Visions Of The Father / 'Imisi / Visions Of The Father / Lion Of Zion
15- Man Of Sorrows / Ben Okafor / Shadows / Roadsweeper 
16- Walls Of Jerusalem / Vivian Jackson And The Prophets / Yabby You: Jesus Dread 1972-77 / Blood & Fire
17- Jerusalem Dub / King Tubby's / Yabby You: Jesus Dread 1972-77 / Blood & Fire
18- Truths And Rights / Johnny Osbourne / Truths And Rights (Deluxe Edition) / Heartbeat
19- I'm Not Ashamed / Owen Uriah / The Heart Of Uriah / Star Recordings
20- Satta Massagana / Ernest Ranglin / Below The Bassline / Island Jamaica Jazz
21- The Cross / Mo' Than Conquerors / Power / Malak
22- Old Rugged Cross / Hensley King / My God Is Real / Jet Star Gospel Times
23- Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus / Tony Brevette / I Must Tell Jesus / Jet Star Gospel Times
24- The Resurrection In Dub / Solomon Jabby / Dub From The Gates Of Zion / Altarsound/mp3.com CD

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For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at mikeroots@gmail.com