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.

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