24 November 2007

playlist 23 November 007

Buy Nothing Day? It was easy to observe, bailing out a last-minute absentee.
The ideal gift, this Holiday season? How about heating oil for someone needy?

The Last Minute Playlist:

Artist Selection Album (Label)
Lee Perry/Bunny Clarke "Be Thankful/Dubbing In The Backseat" Shocks Of Mighty (Attack!)
Melodians "Swing And Dine" Musical Feast (Heartbeat)
Big Youth "Feed A Nation" Congos & Friends (Blood and Fire)
John Browns Body "What We Gonna Do?" Pressure Points (Easy Star)
Gov't Mule/Michael Franti "Play With Fire" Mighty High (ATO)
Sugar Minott "Rough Ole Life" Sufferer's Choice (Heartbeat)
Ticklah "Scratch To Win" Ticklah VS Axelrod (Easy Star)

Toots & The Maytals "Pain In My Heart" Light Your Light (Fantasy)
Peter Tosh "Pound Get A Blow" Honorary Citizen (Columbia)
Mutabaruka "Sit Dung Pon The Wall" Check It! (Shanachie)
"Naw Give Up"
Katchafire "Say What You're Thinking" (Katchafire)
Corey Harris "You Never Know" Zion Crossroads (Telarc)
Mikey "Dread" Campbell "S.W.A.L.K." Best Sellers (RYKO)
Bob Andy "Unchained" When Rhythm Was King (Heartbeat)
Burning Babylon "Sativa" Garden Of Dub (Mars)

Cool Riddims/Sistah Teedy "Betcha By Golly Wow" Pledge To My People (NYNO)
Carlton & the Shoes "Me And You" When Rhythm Was King
Ethiopians "Incessantly" Owner Fi The Yard (Heartbeat)
Mikey General/Ticklah "Rescue Me" ...VS Axlerod (Easy Star)

Slackers "Tonight" Better Late Than Never (MOON Ska)

Pato Banton "Life Is A Miracle" (SurfDog)
Matisyahu "Ancient Lullabye" Youth (SONY)
Trio Electrico/Wailers "Trenchtown Rock" Roots, Rock, Remix (Tuff Gong)
Wailers "Soul Captives" The Complete Wailers-Vol 1 (JAD)
Ticklah/Marya Vega "Si Hecho Palante" ...VS Axlerod
Gov't Mule "Unblow Your Horn" Mighty High
Culture "Behold The Land" Full Up-Best Of Studio One (HB)

22 November 2007

playlist 16 Nov 007

Long Beach Dub All Stars "Listen To DJs" Wonders Of The World
Victor "Ticklah" Axelrod "Two Face" Ticklah VS Axelrod (Easy Star)
Prince Far I "Natty Champion" Sucker Punch (Trojan)
Dillinger "Natty Kung Fu" When Rhythm Was King (Heartbeat)
Dub Funk Association "Natty Dread Kung Fu" Roots Of Dub Funk (Tanty)

The Technician "East Of Bacchus Marsh" Roots Of Dub Funk

Gov't Mule/Michael Franti "Play With Fire" Mighty High (Easy Star)
Corey Harris "Keep Your Culture" Zion Crossroads

Bad Brains "Peace Be Unto Thee" Build A Nation (Oscill-O-Scope)
Gregory Isaacs "The Village" Reggae Legends III
Culture "International Herb" (Shanachie)
Mikey Dread "S.W.A.L.K" Best Sellers (RYKO)
...suffering, at the moment. we remember D.A.T.C., and wish him swift recovery.
...and Give Thanks for this Soul/Lover's Rock classic.
Toots & The Maytals "Pain In My Heart" Light Your Light (Fantasy)
Bob Andy "Unchained" When Rhythm Was King
Toots/Gov't Mule "Hard To Handle" Mighty High
Bob Marley "Give Thanks And Praises" Confrontation (Island)
Dr. Ring Ding "Green Pepper" Dan-Di-Mite! (MOON)
Corey Harris "You Never Know" Zion Crossroads
The Wailers "I'm Still Waiting" When Rhythm Was King
Rudy Mills "John Jones" Tighten Up!
Dave Grant "Grapevine Twist" Bubbalon By Bass
Linton Kwesi Johnson "Irish Irie" Peeni Walli (Shanachie)
Ticklah/Marya Vega "Si Hecho Palante" ...VS Axelrod
...lovely-voiced Roots Rocker.
Prince Buster "Take It Easy" ...Greatest Hits
Gov't Mule/Willi Williams "Rebel With A Cause" Mighty High

21 November 2007

Playlist 5 October 2007

Artist Selection Album (Label)

Long Beach Dub "Listen To DJs" Wonders Of The World (Alligator)
All Stars
Anthony B "My Hope" My Hope (Groove Attack)
Corey Harris "No Peace For The Wicked" Zion Crossroads (Telarc)
Bad Brains "Build A Nation" Build A Nation (Oscill-O-Scope)

Soul Vendors "Things A Come Up To Dub" Version Dread (Heartbeat)
Junior Reid "Respect Due" Firehouse Clash (Live & Learn)
"Natty Dread Upon The Mountaintop"
Horace Andy "Living In The Flood" (Melankolic)
MIkey General/Ticklah "Rescue Me" Ticklah vs Axelrod (Easy Star)
Horace Andy "After All" Living In The Flood

Toots & Maytals "Guns Of Navaronne" Light Your Light (Fantasy)
Viceroys "Love And Unity" Ya Ho (Heartbeat)
Heptones "Book Of Rules" Groove Yard (Mango)
Ras Myrdak "Prince Of Fyah" Prince Of Fyah (Minor 7 Flat 5)
Capleton "I Know" Bodo Rhythm (Minor 7 Flat 5)
Dr. Israel "Sinsemilla" Essential (ROIR)
Ticklah/Marya Vega "Mi Sonsito" ...vs Axelrod (Easy Star)
Corey Harris "Walter Rodney" Zion Crossroads

Wailers/King Kooba "African Herbsman" Roots Rock Remix (Tuff Gong)
Brent Dowe "Forward Up" Reggae Train (Heartbeat)
Ari Up "Me Done" Real To Reel (Noiseshaper)
Dispenza/Woolfolk "Can I Change My Mind" Bubbalon By Bass
Corey Harris "Heathen Rage" Zion Crossroads

19 October 2007

Lucky Phillip Dube 1964-2007

The world continues to be bent upon ridding us of our visionaries, and our heroes.

"If Music be the Food of Life, Play On."
---William Shakespeare/Isaac Hayes

"My Name Is Trinity, And My Game Is Unity."
---Lucky Dube

Time to step up, People.

24 September 2007

Coming to the Satellite Ballroom...

...Thursday, October 18th (2007):

Toots And The Maytals!

Another welcome visit from Jamaica's Soul Man of Reggae.

For more venue information, contact Satellite Ballroom via phone or email:
(434) 293-7005

The Ballroom is situated on Charlottesville's famous Corner, at
1435 University Ave.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903...

...directly opposite the Grounds of the University of Virginia.


Artist Selection Album(Label)

Long Beach Dub All Stars "Listen To DJs" Wonders Of The World
G.G.'s All Stars "Black Star Dub" Rootsman Dub (Heartbeat)
the Clash "Know Your Rights" Combat Rock (Epic)
Desmond Dekker "Rudy Got Soul" This Is Reggae (Trojan)
Bad Brains "Til Kingdom Comes" Build A Nation (Oscill-O-Scope)
Arthur Lewis "Knocking On Heaven's Door" This Is Reggae (Mango LP)
Cocoa Tea "Poverty" Bodo Riddim (Minor7-Flat5)
Fun Boy Three "The Lunatics" the Very Best of... (Cleopatra)
G.G.'s All Stars "Herbman Skank" Rootsman Dub (HB)

Bob Dylan "Jokerman" Infidels (Columbia)
Billy Mystic "Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" Is It Rolling, Bob? (RAS)
Jah Wobble "Lord Help Me Dub" Heart & Soul (Trojan)

Upsetters "Justice To The People" This Is Reggae (Trojan)
Wailers "Ambush In The Night" Survivors (Island)
Sound Dimension "Fire Coal Version" Version Dread (Heartbeat)
Ethiopians "Everything Crash" This Is Reggae (Troj)
Israel Vibration "On The Rock" (RAS)
Bad Brains "Leaving Babylon" Build A Nation (Oscill.)

Morgan Heritage "Wall Of Babylon" These Are Some Serious Times (XL)
Upground "Recumbia" Feel The Vibe (Upground)
Dispenza & Woolfolk "Can I Change My Mind?" Bubbalon By Bass bubbalonbybass.com)
Cornell Campbell "Wherever I Lay My Hat" Motor City Reggae Box (Trojan)
Delroy Wilson "Troubled Man" Best of... (HB)
Slim Smith "Time Has Come" This Is Reggae (Trojan)

26 August 2007

playlist 24 August 2007

Artist Selection Album (Label)

Big Youth "S-90 Skank" Tougher Than Tough (Island)
Bad Brains "Natty Dread 'Pon
The Mountain Top" Build A Nation (Oscilloscope)
Aswad "Natural Progressions" ASWAD (Mango)
Thievery Corporation "Richest Man In Babylon" (ESL)

Kush Arora "Seed Haffi Grow" From Brooklyn to SF (massive music)
Matisyahu "Watching The Wheels" Instant Karma (WB)
Wailers "Soul Rebel" Roots, Rock Revisited (Tuff Gong)
Jacob Miller "All Night 'Til Daylight" Dread, Dread (Liberty)
Freddie McKay "I'm A Free Man" MOJO Presents: Sun Is Shining
Heptones "Message From A Black Man" Sweet Talking (Heartbeat)

Horace Andy "Troddin'" Bodo Riddim (Rooftop/Minor 7 Flat 5)
Anthony B "More Pon More" My Hope ((Minor 7 Flat 5/Rooftop)
Bums Lie "Lies" Why Lie It's For Beer (Bums Lie)
the Clash "Bankrobber/Dub" Black Market Clash (Epic)
Heptones "Book Of Rules" Groove Yard
Citizen Cope "Karma Police" Radiodread (Easy Star)

GG's All Stars "Rootsman Dub/ Rootsman Dub (Heartbeat)
Mad Dub"
Congos "Cock Mouth Kill Cock" (Explore Music)
Kush Arora "Music A Mi Cultcha" From Brooklyn To SF
the Stingers "Give Me Power" This Is Reggae Music
Dennis Alcapone "Power Version" Forever Version (Heartbeat)
Linton Kwesi Johnson "Seasons Of The Heart" More Time (LKJ)
Dave Grant "Soul Shakedown Party" Bubbalon By Bass

27 March 2007

"Bring Me The Head Of Alberto Gonzales"

...a dedication to our wayward Attorney Generalissimo. wish you had habeas now, don't you?
Airdate, 23 March 007

Artist Selection Album

Hopeton Lindo "Sounds And Pressure" Roots Of Reggae/Rock Steady (Rhino)
Andy Capp "The Law" 20 Reggae Classics (Trojan)
Delroy Wilson/Wailers "I Want Justice" Wailers And Friends (Heartbeat)
Bob Andy "I've Got To Go Back Home" Wailers And Friends (HB)
Steven Marley "Iron Bars" Mind Control (Tuff Gong)
Fun Boy Three "The Lunatics" Fun Boy Three (TwoTone)
Rob Symeonn "No More" The Chosen One (Red Bud)

Subatomic Sound System "Breakin' Down Tha Barriers" On All Frequencies (Calabash)
Mutabaruka "Peoples Court" Blakk Wi Blakkk (Shanachie)
Derrick Morgan "Tougher Than Tough" Story Of Jamaican Music (Mango)
Lee Perry "Set Them Free" Rudies All Around (Trojan)
Derrick Harriott "Undertakers Burial" Fistful Of Dollars (Jamaican Classics)

Wailers "Chant Down Babylon" Confrontation (Island)
Pacha Massive "All Good Things"
Culture "Good Things" (RAS)
Noiseshaper/Juggla "All Dem A Do" Real To Reel (Miracle Sounds)
Turbulence "Do Good" Do Good (Minor 7 Flat 5))
Papa Levi "Mi God Mi King" Reggae Greats: DJs (Mango)
Subatomic/Rhiannon "Rize Up" On All Frequencies (Calabash)
Groundation "Mighty Soul" Upon The Bridge
Mutabaruka "Dis Poem (Remix)" Life Squared (Shanachie)
Skatalites "Exodus/King Solomon" Foundation Ska (Heartbeat)

Derrick Harriott "Float On"
The Cables "Love Is A Pleasure" Six The Hard Way (HB)
Delano Stewart "Wherever I Lay My Hat" Trojan 60s Box
Tony Tuff "Say Something" (Minor 7 Flat 5)

07 March 2007

Airdate 2 March 2007... Police & Thieves

Artist Selection Album(Label)

Harry J's All Stars "Downside Up" Tighten Up Vols. 5 & 6 (Trojan)
Tony Tuff "Say Something" Say Something (Minor 7 Flat 5))
Joseph Israel/Luciano "Ruff Times" Mankind (New Door)
The Good, The Bad
& The Queen "Behind The Sun" The Good, The Bad & The Queen (Honest John)
Black Uhuru "Elements" Anthem (Island)
Willie Williams "Master Plan" Six The Hard Way (Heartbeat)
Jackie Mittoo "Champion In The Arena" Champion In The Arena (Blood And Fire)
Noiseshaper/Ari Up "Me Done" Real To Reel (Minor 7 Flat 5)
Rob Symeonn/
Terry Ganzie "Roots Woman" The Chosen One (Red Bud)
Lady Sovereign "Fiddle With The Volume" Vertically Challenged (ROIR)
Ken Boothe "Danger Zone" A Man And His Hits (Heartbeat)
Harry J's All Stars "Liquidator" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)

Junior Marvin "Police And Thieves" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Papa Levi "Bonnie And Clyde" 12" (Island)
Prince Buster "Al Capone" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Specials "Enjoy Yourself" More Specials (TwoTone)
Chosen Few "Shaft" Tighten Up Vols. 5 & 6 (Trojan)
Gregory Isaacs "G.P." 12" (Full House)
Noiseshaper "Rough Out There" Real To Reel (Miracle Sounds)
(Tokyo Tower remix)
Katchafire "Hey Girl" Slow Burning (Katchafire)
Noiseshaper "Sly & Robbie" Real To Reel
Jah Warrior "Ridiculous Dub" Roots Of Dub Funk 4 (Tanty)
No More Babylon "Prise d'Assaut Dub" " " " "

Fat Freddy's Drop "Cay's Crays" Based On A True Story (Kartel)
Ken Boothe w/Wailers "Train Is Coming" A Man And His Hits (HB)
Ethiopians "Engine 54" Engine 54 (Trojan)

06 March 2007

Airdate 12 January 2007 (a little bit retro)

Artist Selection Album(Label)

Big Youth "S90 Skank" Tougher Than Tough: The Story Of Jamaican Music (Mango)

Morgan Heritage "Wall Of Babylon" Serious Times (Beggars Group)
Spanner Banner "Revelation" Real Love (Heartbeat)
The Clash "The Call Up" Sandinista (Epic)
Mr. Easy "Strangest Things" mp3
Israel Vibration "The Middle East" Strength Of My Life (RAS)
Bad Brains "Jah Calling" sampler (ROIR)

Dr. Israel/
Dreadtone Int'l. "Interference" sampler (ROIR)
Willie Williams "No Hiding Place" Messenger Man (Blood And Fire)
Uniques "The Freedom Song" Best Of The Uniques (Trojan)
Prince Far I "Natty Champion" Sucker Punch (Trojan)
Wailers "Chant Down Babylon" Confrontation (Island)

Derrick Harriot "Message From A Black Man" Creation Rockers (Mango)
Horace Andy "Airbag" Radiodread (Easy Star)
Baba Brooks "One Eyed Giant" Trojan Instrumentals Box (for GWBush)
English Beat "Ranking Full Stop" I Just Can't Stop It
Viceroys "Slogan On The Wall" 6 The Hard Way (Heartbeat)
Sound Dimension "Declaration" Creation Rockers (Mango)
the Vendors "Up To Dub" Version Dread (Heartbeat)
the Versatiles "Live It Up" Trojan Rock Steady Box
U-Roy "O.K. Fred" Now (Beatville)
Serge Gainsborough "Marilou Reggae Dub" Aux Armes, Etc.
Soldiers Of Jah Army "Strong For Them" Get Wiser (SOJA)
Katchafire "Reggae Revival" Reggae Revival (Katchafire)

Airdate 9 February 2007... Marley Earth Day

Artist Selection Album(Label)

Wailers "Music Lesson" Original Wailers (Tuff Gong)
Fat Freddy's Drop "Cay's Crays" Based On A True Story (Kartel)
Wailers "Nice Time" Songs Of Freedom (Island)
Katchafire "Roots Music" Slow Burning (Katchafire)
Wailers "Roots" Rebel Music (Island)
Peyote Sound Sys. "Born African" Rise of Eclectic Dread (Tanty)
Rob Symeonn "This Little Light" The Chosen One (Red Bud)
Rob Symeonn "Anything for Jah" Easy Star Volume One

Marley Mix Up "Exodus-Positive Vibration- 12" (island)
Pimper's Paradise-
Punky Reggae Party"
Noiseshaper/Ari Up "Me Done" Real To Reel (Minor 7 Flat 5)
The Good, The Bad "Kingdom Of Doom" The Good The Bad & The Queen (Honest John)
& The Queen
the Clash "Bankrobber" Black Market Clash 12" (Epic)
Noiseshaper/Juggla "Creator" Real To Reel

Matisyahu "Indestructible" Youth (Matismusic)
Refugee All Stars "Living Like A Refugee" Living Like a Refugee (Island)
the Wailers "Rastaman Chant" Countryman (Island)
Sang Hugh "Rasta No Born Yah" Reggae Classics (DCC)
John Holt "Happy Go Lucky Girl" Can't Get You Off My Mind (Heartbeat)
Gregory Isaacs "Change Your Style"
the Wailers "Stir It Up" (original) Songs Of Freedom (Island)
Slim Smith/Uniques "Glory Of Love" Best Of The Uniques (Trojan)
Ken Boothe "Second Chance" Reggae Classics (DCC)