23 December 2011

I-smas... the podcast

I-smas Version

No matter what your denomination, or lack of...
Happy H0lidays, y'all.

Peace... And Blessings.

"At The Christmas Ball"
- Bessie Smith - Besside Smith: Th e Complete Recordings [Columbia]
"S-90 Skank" - Big Youth - Tougher Than Tough: The Story Of Jamaican Music [Mango]
"Fat Baby" - Augustus Pablo - 45RPM [Message]

"Be Thankful" - Bunny Clarke - Shocks Of Mighty [ATTACK!]
"Dubbin' In The Back Seat" - Lee Perry - Shocks Of Mighty [ATTACK!]
"Happiness" - Black Uhuru - Black Uhuru [Mango]
"Christmas In Jamaica" - Brent Dowe - Reggae Schristmas From Studio One [Heartbeat]
"79 Rock" - Revolutionaries - Babylon Central [ESL]

"Christmas Feeling Ska" - Toots & the Maytals - Christmas Greetins From Studio One [Heartbeat]
"It's Alright" - Derrick Morgan - I Am The Ruler [Trojan]
"Earthquake" - Prince Buster - FABulous Greatest Hits [Sequel]
"I'm Not Losing You" - Ethoipians - 45RPM [JJ's]
"Real Christmas Rock" - Tennessee Brown & the Silvertones - Reggae Christmas From Studio One [Heartbeat]
"Santa Claus In Skaing To Town" - Granville Williams Orchestra - Natty & Nice [Rhino]

"Do The Downbeat" - Roots Nation - Temperature's Risin' [Rare Roots]
"Trod On" - Don Carlos - Counter Attack [Dub Vision]
"Reggae Pension" - Easy Star All Stars - First Light [Easy Star]
"Jah Mercy" - Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars - Rise & Shine [Cumbancha]
"Imidiwan Win Sahara" - Tijnariwen - Tassili [ANTI-]
"Recession" - Prince Jazzbo/10 FT. Ganja Plant - Shake Up The Place [ROIR]
Murphy's Kids - Anthemic Pandemic [Murphy's Kids]
"Why Oh Why Version" - Ernest & the Sound Dimension - Version Dread [Heartbeat]

"Gee Whiz It's Christmas" - Frankie Paul - Natty & Nice [Rhino]
"O Holy Night" - Delroy Wilson - Blue Mountain Christmas [Blue Mountain]
"Million Dollar Baby" - Roy Shirley - 45RPM [Island]
"I'm So Proud" - Joe Smith (?) - Trojan Lovers Rock [Trojan]
"Memories By The Score" - John Holt - Trojan Lovers Rock [Trojan]
"On The Twelve Days Of Ismas" - Jacob Miller - Natty Christmas [RAS]
"Home, Home, Home" - Ken Boothe - A Man And His Music [Studio One]

16 December 2011

My Christmas Wish

...would be that very last song.

"Sound & Pressure"
- Prince Buster - 45RPM [FAB]
"Merry Christmas (War Is Over)" - John Holt - Natty & Nice [Rhino]
"Watching The Wheels" - Victor Essiet & the Mandators - Crucial [Mystic Reciords]
"Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Natty Dread [Island]
"Rude Boy Prayer" - Alton, Peter & Zoot - 45RPM [No Label]
"It's Serious" - Roots Nation - Temperature's Risin' [Rare Roots]
"Too Much War" - Inner Circle & the Fatman Riddim Section - Heavyweight Dub/Killer [Blood & Fire]

"Hong Kong Flu" - the Ethiopians - 45RPM [JJs]
"Merry Christmas" - the Kingstonians - Natty & Nice [Rhino]
"Zunguzungzunguzunguzeng" - Yellowman - The Reggae Box [Hip-O]
"What's This World Coming To" - Junior Byles - Curly Locks [Heartbeat]
"Graduation In Zion" - Kiddus I - Rocking Rebel [MVD]
"Love Child" - Kiddus I - Kiddus I [Rhino]
"My Time Is The Right Time" - Alton Ellis - 45RPM [PAMA]
"Meditation Dub" - Inner Circle & the Fatman Riddim Section - Heavyweight Dub/Killer [Blood & Fire]

"O Holy Night" - Delroy Wilson - A Reggae Christmas [RAS]
"Reign Into Light" - See-I - See-I [Fort Knox]
"There's A Fire" - Soul Syndicate - Friends & Family [Epiphany]
"Bling Bling Christmas" - the Silvertones - Christymas Greetings From Studio One [Heartbeat]
"All I Want For Christmas" - Jacob Miller - Natty Xmas [RAS]
"Collieman Skank" - Ray I - Natty Xmas [RAS]

"To Be A Lover (Have Some Mercy)" - George Faith - Arkology [Island]
"Groovy Little Thing" - Beres Hammond - Beres Hammond [WRC]
"Sea Of Love" - Heptones - Sea Of Love [Heartbeat]
"Baby Lay Your Head Down (Gently On My Bed)" - Eddie Floyd - 45RPM [STAX]
"It Must Be True Love" - Toots - Trojan Lovers Rock Box [Trojan]

"Peace Perfect Peace" - Toots - Mango Greats: Toots & the Maytals [Mango]

02 December 2011

Music Is MY Occupation... LIVE preformance of DownBeat Project

"Life In Living Colors" - Prince Buster - 45RPM [Prince Buster]
"We Shall Overcome" - Prince Buster - 45RPM [FAB]
"Music Is My Occupation" - Don Drummond & tommy McCook - Out Of Many, One [Trojan]
"Temperature's Rising" - Roots Nation - Temperature's Rising [Rare Roots Records]
"The Law" - Andy Capp - Skinhead Reggae Box [Trojan]
"The World Has A Feeling" - The Three Tops - Run For Cover [Trojan]
"Get My Bruce Lee On" - Illuminati Congo - All Eye See [Nyah Banga Recs]
"Ambush In The Night" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Survival [Island]
"Dub The Downbeat" - Roots Nation - Temperature's Rising [Rare Roots Records]

"Rastasfari Is" - Peter Tosh - Wanted Dread & Alive [EMI]
"No Peace" - Max Romeo - Open The Iron Gate [Blood and Fire]
"People Make The World Go Round" - the Chosen Few - Trojan Soulful Reggae Box Set
"The Beatitude" - Uniques - Best of the Uniques 1967-69 [Trojan]
"Blessed Are The Meek" - Trinity - Shanty Town Determination [Blood and Fire]
"Mr. President" - the Heptones - Party Time [Mango]

"Imidiwan Ma Tenam" - Tinariwen - Tassili [ANTI-]
"The Leaders" - Afrikan Dreamland - The Leaders [Soptek]

"LIVE" - Downbeat Project

"Don't Stop The Music" - Easy Star All Stars - First Light [Easy Star]
"This Is Soul" - Pioneers with Lynn Taitt & the Jets - 45RPM [Amalgamated]