23 January 2009

Dawning Of A New Era

It's early days, yet... but, already the tone has changed, and more has been accomplished in two days than in the last eight years. Positively, that is.

Yes... NOW, i am proud to be American.

Thank You, Mister President.
Time to step up, People.

"Double Barrel" - Dave & Ansel - Story Of Jamaican Music [Mango]
"Glory Of Love" - Dave & Ansel - Double Barrel [RAS]
"I'll Take You There" - Staples Singers - Can You Dig It? Vol. 3 [Rhino]
"I'll Take You There" - General Public - 12" [Epic]
"the Liquidator" - Harry J's All Stars - Story Of Jamaican Music [Mango]

"Work" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Uprising [Island]
"Trod On" - Luciano - The Biggest Reggae One Drop Anthems [Greensleeves]
"Living Drum" - MidniteBand with Youssoupha Sidibe - For All [Sacred Sounds]
"Enter The Kingdom Of Zion" - Anthony B - Story Of Jamaican Music [Greensleeves]
...with Horace Andy
"Reincarnate" - Bobby Ellis - Trojan Suedehead Box Set [Trojan]

...a parting shot at our former Dictators:

"Hit The Road Jack"
- Big Youth - Ride Like Lightning [Trojan]
"War Party" - Eddy Grant - Killer On The Rampage [Portrait]
"Aid Travel With A Bomb" - Sister Breeze - Heartbeat Reggae [Heartbeat]
"Move Out Of My Way" - Bunny Clarke - Shocks Of Mighty [ATTACK!]
"(Dawning Of A) New Era" - The Specials - The Specials [Chrysalis]
"Natty Dread Taking Over" - Culture - Two Seven Clash [JGM]
"Move Out Of My Way version" - Upsetters - Shocks Of Mighty [ATACK!]

"Ease Off" - Tarrus Riley - Challenges [VP]
"Dun Dem" - Fanton Mojah - Stronger [Greensleeves]
"I Am Not Afraid" - Etana - The Strong One [VP]
"Peace Conference Inna Westen Kingston" - Trinity - Shanty Town Determination [Blood and Fire]
"Satta Massagana" - Abyssinians - Satta Massagana [Hearteat]
"Give Praises" - Big Youth - Ride Like Lightning [Trojan]

"Green Pepper" - Dr. Ring Ding - Dandimite! [MOON]
"I Don't Want To Know" - Pietasters - All Day [Indication]
"Stay Out Late" - Dr. Ring Ding - Dandimite! [MOON]
"Don't Touch Me" - NIcky Thomas - Explosive Rock Steady [Heartbeat]
"How Long Do I Have To Wait For You?" - Sharon Jones - Daptones Remixed [Daptone]
...by Victor "Ticklah" Axelrod, Easy Star All Stars

"Dub The Frequencies" - Golgol Bordello - Super Taranta! [Side Onde Dummy]
...and greetings to our followers in eastern Europe.
"Mission In Progress" - Morgan Heritage - Mission In Progress [VP]

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