Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: May 24, 2014: From One Bob to Another (Stream + Playlist)

Bob Dylan turned The Beatles on to the Seven Leaf


Here is the Bob Dylan 73rd Birthday Ark-Ive of Smile Jamaica (May 24, 2014)

  • First set devoted to Bob Dylan on his birthday: 2 Bobs, 2 vinyls
  • Wailers Family Tree: Live Bob, rare Peter, 80s Bunny, 70s Marcia, Marley cover
  • Vinyl is Vital: Jah-ronto, Canajah by way of Emoryville, Collie-fornya, Ja-High-O Seven Leaf, Live Sunsplash to Bob, Rockers Soundtrack, Inner Circle covers Rupie Edwards
  • Mutant Dub World Tour: France, Jah-many, UK

11 of 33 Vinyl. Coincidence? I think not!

bless, robt



Don Carlos – I Love Jah; 10” (Negus Roots) ‘80

4th Street Orchestra – Higher Ranking; (Scientific) Higher Ranking Dubb (EMI) ’77 Dennis Bovell: Dub Album of the Week

Bob Dylan – Don’t Ever Take Yourself Away; Hawaii Five-O Soundtrack (CBS); Happy Birthday Bob Dylan Set

Matumbi – Man in Me; Best of Matumbi (Trojan) ’76 UK vinyl roots update of Dylan song from New Morning

Arthur Louis – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door; This Is Reggae Music vol. 2 (Island) ’75 US vinyl from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Soundtrack

Bob Dylan – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright; Live at Budokan (Columbia) Jah-pon 1979; ***End of Set 1

Also ran to Cheap Trick in Best 1979 Budokan, Jah-pon live album

Abja – Good Sensimilla; Mahogany Road (I Grade) 2006 US Virgin Islands; 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement

Horace Andy – Problems; 10” (Glimmer) ‘78

Pato Banton – Absolute Perfection; Never Give In (Primitive Man) ’88 UK toaster

Marcia Griffiths – Steppin’ Out in Babylon; Steppin’ (Shanachie) ‘79***End of Set 2

The Aretha Franklin of Reggae

Bob Marley & the Wailers – The Heathen; Live Forever (Tuff Gong); last live show: Pittsburgh, Jah-sylvania; 9/23/80

Peter Tosh – Blame the Yout (sic) (Dub Version); Equal Rights (Columbia/Legacy) ’77 dubble disk of rarities

Bunny Wailer – Cry to Me; Rootsman Skanking (Shanachie) ’86; Wailers update

Pluto Shervington – Natty Dread; Jah Love (Music Club); **End of 3, Wailer Family Tree


Aswad – Roxanne; Big Up (Gut/Mesa) ’97 The Police cover

Johnny Clarke – Don’t Let Jah Down!; 10” (Sip a Cup) 2007 UK militant steppers

Aisha – Downpressor; High Priestess (Ariwa) ’88 Mad Professor prod’n

Bedouin Soundclash feat. Vernon Buckley – Higher Ground; Street Gospels (Sideondummy) 2007 Jah-ronto, Canada; lead singer of The Maytones; ***End of Set 4

1988 foundation record in the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives

Lillian Allen – Rub a Dub Style in a Regent Park; Revolutionary Tea Party (Redwood) ’85 Canadian dub poet; Vinyl is Vital set

Satta – Ganga Bongo; Light of the World (Satta) ’87 Beechwood, Ja-high-O herb tune

Inner Circle – Irey Feelings; Blame It on the Sun (Trojan) ’75 UK Rupie Edwards herb instrumental

The Wailers – Them Belly Full; Live at Reggae Sunsplash: Tribute to Bob Marley (Elektra) ’82 US

Burning Spear – Jah No Dead; Rockers Soundtrack (Mango) ’79 Jah-maica***End of Set 5

Vinyl Is Vital rhymes with Ital!

Bob Dylan – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door; Live at Budokan (Columbia) ’79 in Jah-pon

Gregory Isaacs – Rock On (Horns Version); 10” (Observer Gold) Niney prod’n

Black Uhuru – Plastic Smile; Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Heartbeat) ’87 rmx “don’t show I your teeth, your plastic smile nah work”***End of Set 6

“Don’t show I your teeth, your plastic smile nah work”…Michael Rose, Black Uhuru

The Selecter – Red Reflections; Celebrate the Bullet (Chrysalis) ’81 2 Tone ska w/ female vox

Robert Emanuel – You Can’t Push I Over; 10” (Main Line) ‘77

Easy Star All Stars – Money (Mad Professor rmx); Dubber Side of the Moon (Easy Star) 2010***End of Set 7


Botom Botom – Something Divine; This Is Not a Stereotype (Hammerbass); Mutant dub: France w/ female vox

Manasseh Meets the Equalizer – Angry Dub; King Size Dub vol. 10 (Echo Beach) Jah-man label

The Chosen – Mash Down Rome; Rhythm & Sound w/ the Artists + Versions (Asphodel) Zion Train – Hovercraft; Get Ready EP (China) ’95 UK

Zion Train – Hovercraft; Get Ready EP (China) ’95 UK

Yoda loves the Mutant Dub


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