22 May 2009

Dr. Strangelove

Dueling press conferences on "torture", yesterday. One, hesitant, considered, resigned to repairing the irreparable. The Other: insane, recycled lies... supplanted with new ones. Either way: the "High Ground" is lost.

We begin with a music lesson about Paul Bogle, sacrificed for the Morant Bay Rebellion.

the "just"... pay.

the Unjust... play. For a while.

"Sounds And Pressure" - Hopeton Lewis - Roots Of Reggae: Rock Steady [Rhino]

"96 Degrees (1865)" - Third World - Reggae Box [Hip-O]
"So Much Things to Say" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Exodus [Island]
"Mr. Jailer" - Jah Cure - CD single
"Rat Race" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Rastaman Vibration [Island]
"Hurt My Soul" - Joe Higgs - Lynn Taitt & the Jets: Hold Me Tight [Trojan/Sanctuary]
"Smoky Places" - Lynn Taitt & the Jets - Lynn Taitt & the Jets: Hold Me Tight [Trojan/Sanctuary]

"Bad Lamp" - Richie Spice - Gideon Boot [VP]
"Words Of Divine" - Sizzla - MP3

"Pressure Drop" - Toots & the Maytals - The Harder They Come [Mango]
"No One" - Adele Harvey - From R&B To Reggae [Cousinsrecords]
"Hold Down Miss Winey" - Glen Adams - 7" [WIRL]
"Umbrella" - Sylvia Tella - From R&B To Reggae [Cousinsrecords]
"Morning Ride" - Yellowman - Mister Yellowman [Shanachie]

DJ Dave, Come Forward!

"Lean with It" - Mr. Vegas [Taxi]
"The Enemies" - Pinchers [Digital-B]
"Sweet Jamaica" - Luciano - Jah Is My Navigator [VP]
"One Two Order" - Tarrus Riley - Challenges [VP]

Goldfinger, returns:

"Skavoovie" - Skatalites - Skavoovie! [Shanachie]

"Fixing A Hole" - Max Romeo - Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band [Easy Star]
"Don't Let Me Down" - Marcia Griffiths - Reggae Anthology [VP]
"A Day In The Life" - Michael Rose - Easy Star's Lonely Hearts Dub Band [Easy Star]

"Speak No Evil" - Uniques - Best of... 67-69 [Trojan]
"Mad, Mad" - Alton Ellis - When Rhythm Was King [Heartbeat]
"Lesson Of Love" - Uniques - Best of... 67-69 [Trojan]
"Napoleon Solo" - Lynn Taitt - Lynn Taitt & the Jets: Hold Me Tight [Trojan/Sanctuary]

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