Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: June 6, 2015 (Stream + Tracklist): Triple Crown Edition!

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Triple Crown winner American Pharoah: The Bob Marley of thoroughbreds

Greetings,

<Saturday Afternoons on 90.9FM. Don’t touch that dial!>

History was made on Saturday. First time since Affirmed in 1978, that a horse won the Triple Crown: Kentucky Derby, Preakness and lastly, the Belmont Statkes. Nuff Respect to American Pharoah! 17 sec.

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Here is what I’ve got on tap for the June 6 2015: Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives

3 hours of all killer, no filler; 59 sec.

 Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: June 6, 2015 Annotated Playlist: photos, captions, Reggae History Lessons, soundbytes

Set 1:

  • Michael Palmer – Jah Jah You Come; Ghetto Living (Bebo’s Music) ’85 Wheaton, MD vinyl
  • Earl “Heptones” Morgan – DC Dub Connection (Auralux) ’82 Dub Album of the Week
  • Ras Midas – Can’t Stop Rastaman Now; Confirmation (Scorcher) ’82 Request
  • Taj Weekes & Adowa – Lonesome in Babylon; Hope & Doubt (Alpha Pocket) ‘95 St. Lucia
  • Winston Holness – Mutiny; 10” (PK) ‘79

<How Winston Holness got the nickname “Niney”; 8 sec.>

  • Prince Far I – Commandment of Drugs; Message From the King (Virgin Front Line) ‘78

<He who smokes dope will hang by the rope; 19 sec.>

  • Phyllis Dillon – Midnight Confessions; Midnight Confessions (Westside) ’68 Grass Roots AM hit

<AM Radio; 12 sec.>

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Set 2: Best of Smile Jamaica: 25 Years

  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – Soul Man; Double Seven (Trojan) ’70 Sam & Dave cover

<Soul Man: Isaac Hayes; 14 sec.>

  • Gregory Isaacs – Private Beach Party; Private Beach Party (Greensleeves) ‘85
  • Sophia George – Runnings Well Dread; For Everyone (Pow Wow) ‘89
  • Burning Spear – Red, Gold & Green; Marcus Garvey (Mango) ‘75

<Burning Spear: Meet me on the bank of the beautiful river; 14 sec.>

  • Black Disciples – Workshop; Garvey’s Ghost (Mango) ’76; dub to vox
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Bozeman, MT. Lived here from 1983-1986. Meet me on the bank of the beautiful river

<Before the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives, lived in Bozeman, MT; 28 sec.>

 Set 3:

  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Exodus; Exodus (Tuff Gong) ’77; Riddim Shower: Vox (1)

<Exodus: Bob’s journey to England after almost being assassinated in JA, 1976; 22 sec.>

  • I Roy – Commandment I (Exodus); Ten Commandments (Virgin Front Line) ’80 Riddim Shower: DJ (2); picture sleeve, yellow vinyl

<Riddim Shower: Vox to Deejay; 10 sec.>

  • Enforcer – Africa Way; 10” (Narrows)
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Exodus – Movement of Jah People

Set 4:

  • Mr. Bojangles – Selassie I Cup; 7” (Joe Gibbs Record Globe) ’77 American Pharoah livication

<Dreadlocks won, Baldhead place, Soul Youth to show; 17 sec.>

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  • Sandra Reid – Ooh Boy; 600% Dynamite (Soul Jazz) ‘82
  • Peter Tosh – Get Up Stand Up; Talking Revolution (Pressure Sounds) live acoustic on WXFM Chicago
  • Leroy Smart – Love & Happiness; 10” EP (PK) Al Green cover

R-2258278-1272807329.jpegSet 5: Vinyl is Vital

<No digital for I ‘n’ I>

  • Edi Fitzroy – Dreadlocks Party; Youthman Penitentiary (Alligator) ’82 Chicago; Vinyl is Vital set
  • Chantells – Rub Me Down; Waiting in the Park (Phase 1) ’77 UK
  • 10 Ft. Ganja Plant – It’s True; Skycatcher (ROIR) 2013 Upstate NY
  • Full Experience – Can’t See You; Full Experience EP (Blue Moon) ’76 France; Aura Lewis + Lee Perry
  • Junior Byles – Callyweed; Rasta No Pickpocket (Nighthawk) ’86 St. Louis; herbtune
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All killer no filler, youthman having dreadlocks party

 Set 6: Rockers do Reggae

  • The Members – The Model; Uprhythm, Downbeat (Arista) ‘82 

<The Members UK New Wave; 18 sec.>

<Kraftwerk tune; 34 sec.>

  • Ruts DC Meets Mad Professor – Push Yourself (Make It Work); Rhythm Collision Dub (ROIR) ‘82

<Ruts DC: Punkdub; 20 sec.>

  • St. Germain – Dub Experience; From Detroit to St. Germain (F Communications) ’99
  • Toure’ Kunda – Africa Lelly; E’mma (Celluloid) ’81 Senegalese
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UK New Wave group

Set 7 Instrumental Set

  • Boss Capone – No Toys in the Yard (Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula); Another 15 Dance Floor Crashers (Grover) 2013 Germany
  • Scientist – Jab; Heavyweight Dub Champion (Greensleeves) ‘80
  • Dubkasm – Gideon Armour; 12” (Sufferer’s Choice) 2006 UK

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Set 8: Mutant Dub

  • Dubdadda – Cross the Border; Abassi All Stars Showcase (Universal Egg) 2006 UK Riddim Shower (1) 2006
  • Sis Sanae – Suffering Abassi All Stars Showcase (Universal Egg) 2006 UK Riddim Shower (2)
  • Disrupt – Asteroid Dub Force; Jahtarian Dubbers 3 (Jahtari) 2012 Germany
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – On the Wire; On the Wire (Trojan) 2000 UK
  • African Head Charge – Dancing With My Drums; Live Goods (Bonjo)
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Stream of conscious champ Lee “Scratch” Perry

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