19 May 2012

Graduation In Zion

    "Get On Up" - The Creations - Get On Up: Joe Gibbs Rocksteady 1967-68 [Trojan] 
    "Z-90" - Trinity - Shanty Town Determination [Blood and Fire]
    "Want Some Freedom" - African Brothers - Want Some Freedom [Easy Star]
    "Graduation In Zion" - Kiddus I - Rocking Rebel [MVD Audio]
    "Pippy Pip" - The Black Seeds - Dust And Dirt [Easy Star]
    "Open My Eyes" - Soldiers Of Jah Army - Get Wiser [SOJA]
    "Wide Open" - The Black Seeds - Dust And Dirt [Easy Star]
    "Dub Investigator" - King Tubby & Friends - Dub Like Dirt [Blood and Fire]
    "Sleepwalk" - Guano Boys - Guano Happens [Rippin Records]
    "'Tis A Shame" - Dub Nation - Rising Force For Change [Epiphany]
    "The Sufferer" - the Aggrolites - IV [Hellcat]
    "Country Roads" - Toots & the Maytals - Reggae Greats [Mango]
    "I Won't Lie" - Brownout - Oozy [Nat Geo Music]
    "Beat Them In Dub" - King Tubby & Friends - Dub Like Dirt [Blood and Fire]
    "Dis Poem Burns Babylon" - Mutabaruka/DJ Spooky - Creation Rebel
    "Every Man Ought To Know" - Max Romeo - Open The Iron Gate [Blood and Fire]
    "Food Clothes And Shelter" - Misty In Roots - Jah Sees... Jah Knows [Recall]
    "Dreadlocks In Moonlight" - Lee Perry - Countryman [Mango]
    "Jolly Joseph" - Jacob Miller - MIxed Up Moods [Top Ranking International]
    "Starring Dub" - Dub Specialist - DUB [Heartbeat]
    "Ramble" - Rico - Countryman [Mango]
    "Left With A Broken Heart" - Paragons - Trojan Lovers Box Set [Trojan]
    "Girl You Cold" - Hopeton & Lewis - 45RPM [Studio One]
    "Kingston Town" - Lord Creator - Trojan Originals Box Set [Trojan]
    "Silly Wasn't I?" - Sharon Forrester - Trojan Lovers Box Set [Trojan]
    "Love Don't Love Nobody" - Ken Boothe - Trojan Singles Box Set [Trojan]
    "Tommy's Rock Steady" - Tommny McCook - Greatest Jamaican Beat: Rock Steady [Treasure Isle]
    "Triangle Version" - Skatalites/Lester Sterling - 12" 45RPM [Deep Groove]

13 May 2012

24 Hours A Day

"Sounds And Pressure" - Hopeton Lewis - Roots of Reggae: Rock Steady [Rhino]
"Jah Music" - Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking [Virgin]
"Dust And Dirt" - Black Seeds - Dust And Dirt [Easy Star]
"Dawn Is Breaking" - Dry & Heavy - Full Contact [BSI Records]
"Top Ranking" - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Survival [Island/Tuff Gong]
"The West" - Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking [Virgin]
"Dance Pon Your Corner" - Brent Dowe - 45RPM [Sky Note]

"I Won't Lie" - Brownout - Oozy [Nat Geo Music]
"The Bend" - Black Seeds - Dirt & Dust [Easy Star]
"Survive" - Garrison Hawk - Survive [MOD]
"Love Is Overdue" - Gregory Isaacs - ...Ulitmate Collection [Hip-O]
"24 Hours A Day" - Hugh Mundell - 45RPM [Jah Guidance]

"My Boy Lollipop" - Millie Small - Tougher Than Tough [Mango]
"Israelites" - Desmond Dekker - Tougher Than Tough [Mango]
"First Cut Is The Deepest" - Norma Fraser - Studio One Soul [Soul Jazz]
"Queen Majesty" - the Techniques - Tougher Than Tough [Mango]
"Can I Change My Mind" - Alton Ellis - Best of Studio One [Hearbeat]
"Hold Me Tight" - Johnny Nash - Hold Me Tight [Trojan]
"Time Is Tight" - Sound Dimension - Studio One Soul [Soul Jazz]

"No One Can Stop Us Now" - Willie Williams - Studio One Soul [Soul Jazz]
"Catfish John" - Toots Hibbert - Fire On The Mountain [Pow Wow]
"Montego Bay" - Freddie Notes & the Rudies - Trojan Originals Box Set [Trojan]
"Napoleon Solo" - Lynn Taitt & the Jets - Hold Me Tight [Trojan]

06 May 2012

Run For Cover!

Two hours of Jamaican-style adaptations of great domestic hits... and the export of some Hits grown on home soil that changed the rest of the music world.

All to benefit the Best Radio That There Is, WTJU/Charlottesville
The Sound Choice in Central Virginia.
Or anywhere.