26 December 2008

Boxing Day Edition

...and someone blabbed the Arsenal result to me, anyway! a pox on you!

Mikey Dread "Knock, Knock" Best Sellers (RYKO)
Jacob Miller "Twelve Days Of Christmas" Natty Xmas (RAS)
Dub Specialist "Starring Dub" DUB (Heartbeat)

Garnett Silk "Let It Flow" Toe To Toe (Jetstar)
Heptones "Party Time" (Mango)
Midnite/Youssoupha Sidibe "Strong Will" For All (Sacred Sounds)

Buju Banton "Chuck It So" Til Shiloh (Island)
Busy Signal "People So Evil" Loaded (VP)
Richie Spice "Wrap Up A Draw" Gideon Boot (VP)
Rudy Mills "John Jones" Tighten Up! Vols 1 & 2 (Trojan)

Bob Marley and the Wailers "Forever Loving Jah" Uprising (Island)
Peter Tosh "Creation" Honorary Citizen (Columbia)
THC (from Hawaii) "Hi Town Ting" Jah Music (THC)
Gov't Mule/Willi Williams "Rebel With A Cause" Mighty High (ATO)
Michael Franti/Spearhead "Hey World" All Rebel Rockers (ANTI)
Dub Specialist "Queen Of The Dub" DUB (Heartbeat)

Dub Specialist "Banana Walk" DUB

Mikey Dread "Positive Reality" Best Sellers
Delroy Wilson "I'll Never Hurt You" Channel One Story Vol 2 (VP)
Bim Sherman "Love Forever" Tribulation (Pressure Sounds)
Carlton & the Shoes "Better Days" A Live Injection (Trojan)
Bad Manners "That'll Do Nicely" Global Ska (MOON)

Beres Hammond "No Disturb Sign" 12" (Elektra)
Pato Banton "Life Is A Miracle" (Surfdog)
Dillinger "Leggo Violence" Rebel Music (MOJO)

next week, 2008 in the rearview.

24 December 2008

Greetings... and Seasonings, Part II

Merry Christmas.

Joyeux Nöel.

Feliz Navidad.

Merii Kurisumasu.

Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia.

Fröhliche Weihnachten.

however you say it, wherever you are, whatever your religion... Peace, Perfect Peace, is the Reason for the Season.

19 December 2008

Greetings... and "Seasonings"

this, the last show before Christmas, is devoted to all of the downpressed.
consider those less fortunate in this crisis time.

Bob Marley & The Wailers "Coming In From The Cold" Uprising (Island)
Dub Specialist "Runnings" DUB (Heartbeat)

the RAS Posse: Freddie McGregor, Peter Broggs, Don Carlos, J. C. Lodge, Michigan & Smiley, (and the inimitable) Eek-A-Mouse "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" A Reggae Christmas (RAS)
Delroy Denton/Lee Perry "Give Thanks" A Live Injection (Sanctuary/Trojan)
Slim Smith "A Place In The Sun" Motor City Reggae (Trojan)
Burning Spear "Rocking Time" (Studio One/Forward Records vinyl)
Silvertones "Bling Bling Christmas" Christmas Greetings From Studio One (Heartbeat)
Mikey Dread "Operator's Choice" African Anthem (Dread At The Controls)

Toots & The Maytals "Light Your Light" (Fantasy)
Richie Spice "The Plane Land" Gideon Boot (VP)
Barrington Levy/Trinity "I Saw My Mommy Kiss A Dreadlocks/Sinsemilla Man" A Yard Style Christmas (EKO)

Fanton Mojah "How Can I Be Ungrateful" Stronger (Greensleeves)
Bob Marley/Wailers "Johnny Was" Rastaman Vibration (Island)
Luciano "Trod On" Biggest One Drop Anthems 2008 (Greensleeves)
Midnite/Youssoupha Sidibe "Selassie Bring It On" For All (Sacred Sounds)
Alton Ellis "Thank Jah It's Christmas" Christmas Greetings From Studio One
Kiddus I "Love Child" Natty & Nice (Rhino)

Granville Williams Orchestra "Santa Claus Is Ska-ing To Town" Natty & Nice

Sleng Teng Extravaganza:
Wayne Smith "Under Mi Sleng Teng" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Tenor Saw "Pumpkin Belly" Hey Punk! Get Riddim! (Victory)
Johnny Osbourne "Buddy Bye" Sleng Teng Extravaganza (VP)

Scottie "Draw Your Brakes" The Harder They Come Soundtrack (Mango)
Clint Eastwood/General Saint "Stop That Train" (Greensleeves)
Dub Specialist "Starring Dub" DUB (HB)

Delroy Wilson "Oh Holy Night" A Blue Mountain Christmas (Blue Mountain)
Yellowman "Morning Ride" One In A Million (Shanachie)
John Brown's Body "Give Yourself Over" Amplify (Easy Star)
Jacob Miller "Twelve Days Of Ismas" Natty Christmas (RAS)
Bob Marley & the Wailers "Jah Live" Songs Of Freedom (Tuff Gong/ Island)

12 December 2008

playlist 12 December... Season of the Upsetter

Big Youth "S-90 Skank" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Mikey Dread "Operator's Choice" African Anthem (DATC vinyl)
Lee Perry/Sandra Robinson "Merry Christmas, Happy New Year" Natty And Nice (Rhino)
Carlton & the Shoes "Better Days" A Live Injection (Sanctuary/Trojan)
Maytones/I-Roy "Money Worries" Best of the Maytones (Heartbeat)
Untouchables "Tighten Up" A Live Injection
Bill Laswell "Clean Escape" ...Meets Roots Tonic (ROIR)

Prince Buster "Al Capone" Tougher Than Tough
...for the errant Governor of Illinois
Midnite/Youssoupha Sidibe "Selassie Bring It On" For All (Sacred Sounds)
Upsetters "Drum Rock" Dub Massive Vol. 1 (Trojan)
Scientist "Scientist/Stalog 17(sp)" Dub Massive

...another Train set:
Junior Murvin "Roots Train" Police And Thieves (Island)
Ethiopians "Train To Skaville" Engine 54 (Jamaican Gold)
Toots & the Maytals "Freedom Train" Toots In Memphis (Mango)
Ethiopians "Train To Skaville" (version) Engine 54

all i want for Christmas:
African Brothers "Want Some Freedom" (Easy Star)
Richie Spice "Wrap Up A Draw" Gideon Boot (VP)
Jacob Miller "All I Want For Ismas" Natty Christmas (RAS)
Yellowman "Morning Ride" First Family Of Reggae (Shanachie)
Overtakers "Girl You Rough" Explosive Rock Steady (Heartbeat)
Etana/Amborosie "Blessing" The Strong One (VP)
Jimmy Riley "A Woman's Got To Have it"(Bobby Womack) A Live Injection

Rico Rodrigues "Sea Cruise" Dawning Of A New Era (MOJO)
Equators "Baby Come Back" Dawning Of A New Era

Midnite/Sidibe "Strong Will" For All
John Brown's Body/Vaughn Benjamin (Midnite) "Speak Of The Devil" Amplify (Easy Star)
Busy Signal "People So Evil" Loaded (VP)
Noiseshaper "Bushmaster" Real To Real (Quango)
Jacob Miller "All Night 'Til Daylight" Dread, Dread (Liberty)
Upsetters "Liquidator" Tougher Than Tough

05 December 2008

Goldfinger gives you a train set for Xmas.

Given the militaristic/jihad trends, wishing for World Peace is more than a "stretch".
all i can give is Roots, Culture... and a "train" set.

"Keep Your Seat," adviseth Leonard Dillon.

Hopeton Lewis "Sounds And Pressure" Roots of Reggae/Rock Steady (Rhino)
Dubmatix "Dub In Me Hand" Renegade Rockers (Dubmatix)
Midnite/Youssoupha Sidibe "Selassie Bring It On" For All (Sacred Sound Records)
Bob Marley/Wailers "Work" Uprising (Island)
Lucky Dube "Crazy World" Retrospective (RYKO)
Ethiopians "Come On Now" Rock Steady Box (Trojan)
Soul Vendors "Things A Come Up To Bump" Version Dread (Heartbeat)

Richie Spice "Wrap Up A Draw" Gideon Boot (VP)
John Brown's Body "Push Some Air" Amplify (Easy Star)
Michael Franti "Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong" All Rebel Rockers (ANTI)
Busy Signal "People So Evil" Loaded (VP)
Noiseshaper "Me Done" Real To Reel (Echo Beach)

A Train Set:
Ethiopians "Engine 54" (Jamaican Gold)
Ken Boothe "Train Is Coming" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Bob Marley/Wailers "Zion Train" Uprising (Island)
Don Carlos "Zion Train" Just A Passing Glance (RAS)
Culture "This Train" Reggae Train (Heartbeat)

Big Youth "Hit The Road Jack" Ride Like Lightning (Trojan)
Basil Daley "Hold Me" When Rhythm Was King (HB)
Dennis Brown "Cassandra" Best of... The Niney Years (Heartbeat)
Gaylads "It's Hard To Confess" Musical Feast (Heartbeat)
Yellowman "If You Should Lose Me, You Lose A Good Thing" King Yellowman (RAS)

Linton Kwesi Johnson "Seasons Of The Heart" More Time (LKJ)
Kingstonians "Singer Man" Sufferer (ATTACK!)
Midnite/Sidibe "Still" For All
Slim Smith "Time Has Come" This Is Reggae: The Golden Years (Trojan)

28 November 2008

Giving Thanks on Black Friday

Big Youth "S-90 Skank" The Story Of Jamaican Music (Mango)
Eek-A-Mouse "Bad Friday" Assassinator (RAS)
John Brown's Body "Give Yourself Over" Amplify (Easy Star)
Desmond Dekker "Rudy Got Soul" This Is Reggae: The Golden Years (Trojan)
Burning Spear "Creation Rebel" (Heartbeat)
Burning Spear "Dub Creation" Living Dub Vol. 3 (Heartbeat)

the Specials "Ghost Town" 12" (Chrysalis)
Neville Tate "See A Man's Face" 129 Beat St. (Blood and Fire)
Etana "I Am Not Afraid" The Strong One (VP)
Beres Hammond "Giving Thanks" In Control (Elektra)
Bill Laswell "Concrete Sunrise" ...meets Roots Tonic (ROIR)

Michael Franti/Spearhead "Hey World" All Rebel Rockers (ANTI-)
Miriam Makeba "Pata Pata 2000" Homeland (Putumayo)
Burning Spear "Walk" Putumayo World Party
Thievery Corporation "From Creation" Richest Man In Babylon (ESL)
(for Tom)
Joy Harjo/Poetic Justice "My House Is The Red Earth" Letters from the End of The Twentieth Century (Silver Wave)
the Fire This Time "Waking Dreamer Dub" Dancing On John Wayne's Head (Extreme)

Byron Lee & Dragonnaires "Elizabethan Reggae" The Trojan Story
Desmond Dekker "007" The Trojan Story

Freddie McGregor "Africa Here I Come" The Real Authentic Sound of Studio One (RAS)
Michael Rose/Dubmatix "Easy Down" Renegade Rocker (Dubmatix)
Buju Banton "Destiny" Best Of... (Island/Hip-O)
(...for Akeela)
Taj Weekes "MPLA" Hope & Doubt (Jatta)
Tapper Zukie "MPLA" MOJO Presents Rebel Music (MOJO)

Toots & The Maytals "Beautiful Woman" Knockout! (Island)
Ken Boothe "Crying Over You" The Trojan Story
Derrick Harriott "Do I Worry?" Rock Steady Box (Trojan)
Mikey Dread "S.W.A.L.K." Best Sellers (Rykodisk)

21 November 2008

playlist 21Nov 08_You Never Miss Your Water...

...until your well runs dry.

the unemployed and underprivileged know this. it's High Time some CEOs did, as well.

Joe Higgs "Black Man Know Yourself" (Shanachie)
(the original theme for the show, circa 1979)
Mikey Dread "Two Track Dub" Dub Catalogue (Dread At The Controls LP)

Desmond Dekker "It Mek" This Is Reggae Music: The Golden Era (Trojan)
Lee "Scratch" Perry "Put Some Water In" Roast Fish Collie Weed & Cornbread (Lion Of Judah LP... from Randy's Record Shop)
Misty In Roots "Food Clothes And Shelter" Jah Sees, Jah Knows (SMD)
Etana "Roots" The Strong One (VP... the new home of Randy's)
Lucky Dube "Abathakathi" Retrospective (Rydodisk)
Sierra Leone All Stars "Living Like A Refugee" (ANTI-)
Busy Signal "People So Evil" (VP)
Mikey Dread "Front Room Dub" Dub Catalogue

Jacob Miller "Please Mr. Officer" Mixed Up Moods And Attitudes (Top Ranking)
Bob Marley/Wailers "Who The Cap Fit" Rastaman Vibrations (Island)
Prince Blanco/Dubmatix "Pressurize Me" (Dubmatix MP3)
Freddie McGregor "I Was Born A Winner" Jamaican Classics 2 (VP)
John Browns Body "Give Yourself Over" Amplify (Easy Star)
Mikey Dread "Control Tower Dub" Dub Catalogue

Dillinger "Jamaican Collie" Real Authentic Sounds From Studio One (RAS)
Mighty Diamonds "Pass The Koutchie" Best of (Times Square)
the Ethiopians "Naw Give Up" Real Authentic Sounds...

Luciano "Never Give Up My Pride" Messenger (Island)
the Wailers "One Dub" Songs Of Freedom (Island)

Rico (Rodrigues) "Ramble" Countryman (Island)

Gondwana "Dulce Amor" Second Coming (RAS)
el Juri "Una Ola" (MP3)
Osibisa "Sunshine Day" Putumayo World Party

Derrick Morgan "You Never Miss Your Water" I Am The Ruler (Trojan)
Lord Creator "Man To Man" The Real Jamaica (SONY... originally produced by Curtis Mayfield)
Uniques (w/Slim Smith) "Speak No Evil" Best of... (Trojan)
Bunny Clarke "Be Thankful" Shocks Of Mighty (Attack!)

Give Thanks, y'all.

14 November 2008

The Master Mixer's No-Show Show... playlist 14 Nov

the last two letters in "Goldfinger" are ER: meaning, Emergency Response.

arriving a half-hour late, i had to banish the substitute playing Pharoah Sanders "Gas Music From Jupiter" to the tiki bar from whence he came.

the remainder of the show:

Michael Franti/Gov't Mule "Play With Fire" Mighty High (ATO)
Lucky Dube "Baxoleleni" Retrospective (Rykodisc)
John Brown's Body "Give Yourself Over" Amplify (Easy Star)
John Brown's Body "All Time" (I-Town)

Mikey Dread "Love The Dread"
the Ethiopians "Owner Fe De Yard" (Heartbeat)
Hopeton Lewis "Boom Shaka Laka" Treasure Isle Showtime (Heartbeat)
Tommy McCook "Real Cool" By Special Request (Heartbeat)

The Termites "Love Up, Kiss Up" By Special Request
Taj Weekes "Hollow Display" Deidem (Spectra)
(...appearing live at Richmond's (VA) Landmark Theater next Thursday, 20th)

Etana/Alborosie "Blessing" The Strong One (VP)
Heptones "Party Time" Best Of Studio One (HB)
Melodians "Sweet Sensation" Rivers Of Babylon (Trojan)

Dubmatix "Happy Dub" Renegade Rocker (Dubmatix)

Afrikan Dreamland "The Leaders" (Soptek)
Baba Brooks "River Bank" Guns Of Navaronne/Ride Your Donkey (Trojan)

Slim Smith/Uniques "Time Has Come" This Is Reggae Music: The Golden Years

(in the pod-o-matic sidebar, check out the interview with the late Joseph Hill of Culture, recorded
in the summer of 1993. in days to come, others with Sister Carol and Ansel Cridland of the Meditations, and others that reveal themselves)

08 November 2008

Barack Culture Shock

4 November 2008, America finally roused to it's wake-up call. it took this man, Obama, to make it happen.

"Barack" means "blessing" in Swahili.
"Uhuru", "freedom".

i think everybody deserves some of that... especially those that strive for it.

Friday's playlist:

Hopeton Lewis "Sounds And Pressure" Roots of Reggae: Rock Steady (Rhino)

Black Uhuru "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?" The Reggae Box (Mango)
Toots & the Maytals "See The Light" Light your Light (Fantasy)
Uniques "Build My World Around You" Roots of Reggae: Rock Steady
Jimmy Cliff "You Can Get It If You Really Want" The Harder They Come (Mango)
The Fire This Time "Waking Dreamer Dub" Dancing On John Wayne's Head (Extreme)

Etana "I Am Not Afraid" The Strong One (VP)
Richie Spice "Gideon Boot" (VP)
/the Slickers "Johnny Too Bad" The Harder They Come

(...hmmm... "Sarah Too Bad", too.)

John Holt "Ali Baba" Treasure Isle Showtime (Heartbeat)
Israel Vibration "The Same Song" Skelly Vibes (RAS)
Burning Spear "Columbus" Hail H. I. M. (Heartbeat)
Michigan & Smiley "One Love Jamdown" Best of Studio One (Heartbeat)
Dubconscious "American Dream" Realization (Dubconscious)

John Browns Body "Push Some Air" Amplify (Easy Star)
Morgan Heritage "Mission In Progress" (VP)
Bob Marley/Wailers "So Much Things To Say" Exodus (Island LP)
John Browns Body "Amplify/Give Yourself Over"

Alton Ellis "Can I Change My Mind" Best of Studio One (HB)
w/Gaylads "Joy In The Morning" Sunday Coming (HB)
"Wide World" Alton & Hortense Ellis (HB)
Ken Boothe "Just Another Girl" Best of Studio One (HB)
Dr. Ring-Ding "What A Day" Dandimite! (MOON Ska)

Dave & Ansel "Impossible Mission" Double Barrel (RAS)

Bob Marley "One Love/People Get Ready" Exodus (Island)

...get ready to stand up and make a difference.

one of the reason's why i'm "Goldfinger"

of course, 1/4 of my heritage being the Bond family doesn't hurt. there's also Mr. Goldfinger's roadside bar in Montego Bay to acknowledge.

fascinating article, in today's New York Times.

Cheers, Ian Fleming.

new playlist to come.

02 November 2008

Previously... 3 October 2008

Lucky Dube "Khulueka" Captured Live (Shanachie)
Joe Higgs "Upside Down" Family
Taj Weekes "Orphan's Cry" Deidem (Spectra)
Tarrus Riley "Ease Off" Challenges (VP)
Ini Kamoze "Them Ting Deh" Ini Kamoze (Mango)

Richie Spice "World Crisis" Gideon Boot (VP)
Toot And The Maytals "Time Tough" Funky Kingston (Island)
Etana "I Am Not Afraid" The Strong One (VP)
Michael Rose "Easy Down" Renegade Rocker (Dubmatix)
The Clash/Mikey Dread "Justice Tonight/Kick It Over" (Black Market Clash (Epic)

Michael Franti "Hey World" All Rebel Rockers (ANTI)
The Ark Band "Boom Shot" Na Give Up (The Ark Band)
Corey Harris "Know Your Culture" Zion Crossroads
Taj Weekes "Propaganda War" Deidem (Spectra)
Willie Williams/Govt Mule "Rebel With A Cause" Mighty High
Dubmatix "Happy Dub" Renegade Rocker (Dubmatix)

Toots "Pain In My Heart" Light Your Light
Dennis Brown "Love Has Found It's Way" (A&M)
Mikey Dread "S.W.A.L.K." Best Sellers (RYKO)
Taj Weekes "Hollow Display" Deidem (Spectra)
Just Dale "Until You Come Back To Me" Roots Daughters (RAS)

The Upsetters "Justice To The People" This Is Reggae:The Golden Era
Ethiopians "Free Man" Original Reggae Hit Sound (Trojan)
The Wailers "One Drop" Survival (Island)

Previously... 19 September 2008

Long Beach Dub All Stars "Listen To DJs" Wonders Of The World
Love Trio/U-Roy "Rock The Riddim" Love Trio In Dub (Nublu)
Michael Franti/Spearhead "Life In The City" All Rebel Rockers (ANTI)
Jacob Miller/Inner Circle "Silver And Gold" Jacob Miller Meets the Fat Man Riddim Section (EKO)
Pinchers/Dubmatix "Rock And A Hard Place" Renegade Rockers (Dubmatix)
Maytones/I-Roy "Money Worries" Their Greatest Hits (Heartbeat)

Taj Weekes "Louisiana" Deidem (Spectra)
Ethiopians "Everything Crash" This Is Reggae: The Golden Era (Trojan)
The Clash "Pressure Drop" Black Market Clash-12" (Epic)
Bob Marley/Wailers "The Real Situation" Uprising (Island)
Fun Boy Three "The Lunatics" MP3
Fat Man Riddim Section "Straight To Cuddley's Chest" (EKO)

Morgan Heritage "Electioneering" Radiodread (Easy Star)
Bad Brains "Roll On" Build A Nation (Oscill-O-Scope)
Heptones "Pretty Looks Isn't All" Respect To Studio One (Heartbeat)
Guano Boys "Sinking Ship" (unreleased)

Tarrus Riley "Ease Off" Challenges (VP)
Norma Frasier "First Cut Is The Deepest" Studio One Soul (Soul Jazz)
Gaylettes (Judy Mowatt) "I Like Your World" Guns Of Navarrone/Ride Your Donkey (Trojan)
Slim Smith/Uniques "Gypsy Woman" Best Of The Uniques 67-69 (Heartbeat)
Etana/Alborosie "Blessing" The Strong One (VP)

Willie Williams "No One Can Stop Us Now" Studio One Soul
Richie Spice "Gideon Boot" (VP)
Toots And The Maytals "Peace Perfect Peace" Reggae Greats (Mango)

Previously... 12 September 2008

Hopeton Lewis "Sounds And Pressure" Roots Of Reggae: Rock Steady (Rhino)
Bob Marley/Wailers "Wake Up And Live" Survival (Island)
Prince Far I "Bedward The Flying Preacher" Sound Of The Beat (The Beat)
Ben Harper "You Can't Blame The Youth" CD single
Peter Tosh "Bumbo Klaat" Honorary Citizen (Columbia)
Sly & Robbie "On The Drop Of One" Dub Revolutionaries (Sanctuary)

Mighty Diamonds "The Right Time" The Sound Of The Beat (The Beat)
Etana "I Am Not Afraid" The Strong One (VP)
Tarrus Riley "Ease Off" Challenges (VP)
Heptones "Equal Rights" Sweet Talking (Heartbeat)
Desmond Dekker "Fu Manchu" Rockin' Steady (Rhino)
Dubmatix "Soulful Dread Dub" Renegade Rocker (Dubmatix)
w/Pinchers "Rock And A Hard Place" Renegade Rocker
Alton Ellis "Everything Crash" This Is Reggae: The Golden Era (Trojan)
Lucky Dube "Affirmative Action" Trinity (TABU)
Rico "Ramble" Countryman (Mango)
El Juri "Una Ola" MP3
Pacha Massive "All Good" MP3
Marya Vega/Ticklah "Si Hecho Palante" Latin Reggae (Putumayo)

Osibisa "Sunshine Day" World Party (Putumayo)
Tarrus Riley "Better This Way" Challenges (VP)
Dennis Brown "If I Follow My Heart" Foul Play (Atlantic)

31 October 2008

Riddim LIVE!

Charlottesville (VA)

Pavilion (downtown mall)

Robert Randolph & the Family Band
Fri Oct 31st

The Paramount Theater (downtown mall)
Allen Toussaint
Sat Nov 15th

Soweto Gospel Choir
Sat Nov 22th


Landmark Theater 6 North Laurel St. (wMain,nBelvidere)
Taj Weekes & Adowa/Kevin Kinsella (fmr JBB)/
Joseph Israel/Jah Roots

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley (b/n 17th & 18th St.)

Canal Club Shockhoe Bottom
SOJA/Jah Works
Sat Nov 8th

Downstairs... Bembe Sundays with Flava Mix/Jahmecca Music Machine

Toad's Place 140 Virginia St (Shockhoe)
Dropkick Murphys
Sat Nov 8th

Fridays At Sunset Kanawah Plaza


the Norva 317 Monticello Ave (across from MacArthur Center Mall)
Thurs Nov 6th

Washington, DC

Nightclub 9:30 815 V. St, NW.
Fri Oct 31st

17 October 2008

Politrix... and Taj Weekes

America is less than three weeks away from making history... good history.
As Robert Nesta Marley sang, "When one door is closed, another is open."

Close That Door. Open A New One.
Get Up. Stand Up.

Playlist for Friday, 17 October:

Big Youth "S-90 Skank" Tougher Than Tough (Mango)
Dave (Barker) & Ansel (Collins) "Impossible Mission" Double Barrel (RAS)
Harry J's All Stars (Joe Higgs) "Downside Up" Tighten Up Vols. 5 & 6 (Trojan)
Culture "Iron Sharpen Iron" Harder Than The Rest (Shanachie)
Kingman & Jonah "World War III" Sign Time (Sun King)
Thievery Corporation "Richest Man In Babylon" (ESL)
Tarrus Riley "Ease Off" Reggae Gold 2008 (VP)
Culture "Iron Sharp (Dub)" Culture In Dub (Heartbeat)

Taj Weekes Interview (Live performance with Joseph Israel, Kevin Kinsella [from John Brown's Body], Jah Roots at Richmond [VA's] Landmark Theater, Nov 20th, 2008)

The Ark Band "Na Give Up" (Ark Band)
Taj Weekes "Hollow Display" Deidem (Spectra)
Rico "Ramble" Countryman (Mango)
John Brown's Body "Sky Juice" Amplify (Easy Star)
Big Youth "Sky Juice" The Chanting Dread Inna Fine Style (Heartbeat)
Alton Ellis (in heaven) "Can I Change My Mind" Best Of Studio One (Heartbeat)

...a livication to the memory of my mother:

Joe Higgs "There's A Reward" Family (Shanachie)
Culture "Behold" Harder Than The Rest (Shanachie)
Abyssinians "Forward Unto Zion" Satta Massagana (Heartbeat)
Johnny Osbourne "Jah Promise" Best Of Studio One (HB)
Toots & The Maytals "Peace Perfect Peace" Greatest Hits (Mango)