Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives (Stream + Tracklist) Jah-pril 30, 2016 UFOria – Dub Side of the Moon!



Heading into Spring on Smile Jamaica with 2 interivews: Easy Star All Stars and Dub Side of the Moon:

My old spar Grizzlite was in town lamenting the lack of Roots Reggae in Florida. Strictly dancehall in Palm Beach County. He was homesick for some home cooked Roots

Grizzlite my Reggae apprentice checking in

So enjoy the Jah-pril 30, 2016 Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive

bless, robt

❤ hour high-lights>

Set 1:

  • The Viceroys – Chucky; Hit Me With Music (Trojan) ’74 UK best of vinyl
  • The Revolutionaries – Dub Over Dub (Heartbeat) Dub Album of the Hour
  • Silvertones – When Knotty Came; Clocktower Classics vol. 1 (Clocktower/Abraham)

<Reggae History Lesson: Clocktower label; 12 sec.>

Jimmy Cliff – Sitting in Limbo; Muscle Shoals Soundtrack (Republic) recorded in Alabama studio

<Muscle Shoals, Alabama; 21 sec.>

  • Peter Broggs – Rastman Chant Niabingha; Never Forget Jah (Nocturne) ’85 Best of nyah drums

<Niyabinghi = Death to Black & White Oppressors; 18 sec.>

  • Sister Carol – Herbal Is Natural; Live (Catapult) 2001 live 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement

<Sister Carol’s pharmacopia; 12 sec.>

  • Augustus Pablo – Eastman Sound; 12” (Rockers International) melodica instrumental

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Set 2:

  • Easy Star All-Stars feat. Dr. Israel – Brain Damage; Dub Side of the Moon (Easy Star) 2003 Pink Floyd dubwise

<Dub Side of the Moon; 20 sec.>

  • Black Uhuru – Puff She Puff; Red (Mango) ’81 herbtune
  • Aisha – Gunman; True Roots (Ariwa) ’94 Mad Professor prod’n
  • Gregory Isaacs – Night Nurse; 12” (Island) ‘82

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Set 3: Wailers Family Tree

  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Johnny Was (Unreleased Album Mix); Rastaman Vibration (Deluxe Edition) (Tuff Gong) ’76: Wailers Family Tree Set
  • Bunny Wailer – Rock ‘n’ Groove; Retrospective (Shanachie) best of
  • Big Youth – Get Up Stand Up; Jah Love (Music Club) Bob Marley cover set
  • Peter Tosh – In My Song; No Nuclear War (EMI America) ‘87

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Set 4:

  • Easy Star All-Stars feat. Sluggy Ranks – Speak to Me + Breathe in the Air; Dub Side of the Moon (Easy Star) 2003: interview
  • Laurel Aitken – Rise & Fall; Rise & Fall (Doctor Bird/Unicorn) ’69 ska

<Reggae Pioneer – Laurel Aitken; 10 sec.>

  • 10 Foot Ganja Plant – Rooftop Duel; 10 Deadly Shots vol. 2 (ROIR) 2012 Upstate NY instrumental
  • Mike Brooks + Lone Ranger & the Ire Hi Fi – Live My Life + Play de Music; Play de Music (Planet Dread) 2007 Germ. Best of
Laurel Aitken
Laurel Aitken

Set 5: Vinyl is Vital

  • Johnny Clarke – Legalise It; Authorized Version (Virgin Front Line) ’76 UK Tosh cover: Vinyl is Vital Set
  • Jah Thomas – Stop Yu Loafing; Stop Yu Loafing (Greensleeves) ’78 UK
  • Chalice – Shine On; Stand Up! (CSA) ’85 UK
  • Bunny Brissett – Never Go Astray; Rockers Showcase III (Rockers International) ’87
  • Succulent – Chin Up; Natural Progression EP (Worship) 2002 US mutant dub


Set 6: Best of Smile Jamaica – 26+ Years

  • Burning Spear – Fire Down Below; Presenting (Studio One) ’72
  • Judy Mowatt – You’re My People; Only a Woman (Shanachie) ‘82
  • Dillinger – Flat Foot Hustlin’; Cocaine (Charly) ’83 over Dennis  Brown riddim
  • George Faith feat. Dillinger – To Be a Lover;  (Mango) ’77 Lee “Scratch” Perry/Black Ark/Upsetters
  • Augustus Pablo – East of the River Nile (Shanachie) ’78 Dub Album of the Hour



Set 7:

  • Senya – Children of the Ghetto; Cobra Style (Heartbeat) ’76 Aston “Familyman Barrett prod’n by female artist
  • Capital Letters Reality (Rootikal Rework); 12” EP (Greensleeves) 2014 rmx of UK group

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Set 8: Mutant Dub UFOria

  • Dubadelic – MIB; Bass Invaders (WordSound) ’98 Men in Black, UFOria set
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – UFO Attack (Instrumental); Technomajikal (ROIR) ’97 Techno produced by Yello member
  • Kingman + Jonah feat. Claudious Linton – Star Wars; Sign Time (Sun King) ‘98
  • Audio Active feat. Laraaji – Space Vistors for Tea; The Way Out is the Way In (Beat) ’95 Jah-pon
  • Jah Wobble – Moon Slow Beat Part I & II; Umbra Sumus (30 Hertz) ‘98
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