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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Jah-tober 21, 2017: Jah-loween Monster Mashdown!

Nuff Jah-loween today. So don’t get stoned on my tombstone

Greetings,

I sent a Tweet that captures my nearly 30 years spinning Reggae Radio: Smile Jamaica love Halloween or as I call it Jah-loween as much as April 20th.

So I give you a taste of what I’m featuring for three hours Saturday Jah-tober 28th: 4-7 PM Mtn.; KRCL.or or 90.9FM i Salt Lake City.

Ghouls, Vampires, Witches, Frankenstein and The Mummy, Ghosts and Duppies in between Horror movie trailers and spooky soundbites.

<Smile Jamaica’s Jah-loween Monster Bash>

In today’s podcast I give you a preview of Halloween: Monster Hash, UB40, The Specials. 7″ Jamaican Jukebox, Vinyl is Vital and 12″ Disco Mixes.

Mutant Dub and 4 of my favorites from my usual Best of Smile Jamaica 28 Years set.

Boo-tiful!

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Jah-tober 21, 2017: Annotated Playlist; 55 sec.

bless, I should say curse Bobbylon

Set 1:

  • Lion Youth – Easy Skanking; Love Comes and Goes (Virgo Stomach) ’81 UK clear vinyl
  • Hi-Tech Roots Dynamics – M.S.G. Dub; New York Dub (Top Beat) ’96 UK vinyl dub album of the hour
  • Keith Hudson – Rasta Country; Greatest Hits (Sky High) ‘79
  • Althea & Donna – Jah Music; Uptown Top Ranking (Virgin Front Line) ‘78
  • Jah Lloyd – Natty Bid Goodbye; Good Old Days of the 70’s (Teams) ‘78
  • The Toyes – Monster Hash; The Toyes (CD Tunes) ’96 update of Boris Pickett; 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • The Gladiators – Evil Doers; 12” (Virgin Front Line) ’77 UK

Set 2:

  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Three Little Birds; Exodus 40 (Tuff Gong) ’77 + 2017 Ziggy rmx

<Exodus 40; 50 sec.>

<Three Little Birds – 77 to 2017; 36 sec.>

  • Peter Tosh – Rock With Me; Honorary Citizen (Columbia/Legacy) ’82 live in Detroit

<Oct. 19 – Peter Tosh birthday and the Black Monday Stock Market crash; 45 sec.>

  • Calman Scott – Devil in the City (Kingston Connexion) ’77 Fr.
Peter Tosh murdered Sept. 11; crashed the stock market on his birthday from the next world 6 weeks later

Set 3: Jamaican Jukebox 7″ Halloween

  • Jah Fish – Vampire Rock; 7” (Mod) ’72 over Keble Drummond’s “Dangerous”
  • Carl Dawkins – Witchcraft; 7” (Sir JJ) ‘72
  • Freddie McGregor – Mark of the Beast; 7” (Soul Syndicate) ‘78
  • Sky High & the Mau Mau – Cemetary Robbery; 7”
  • Bionic Steve – Bermuda Triangle; 7” (Crystal) ‘80
  • The Wailers – Get Up Stand Up Dub; Wailers Dub (Tabou1) Dub Album of the Hour
Rare 45 from the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive

Set 4:

  • Thievery Corporation feat. Sleepy Wonder & Gunjan (female) – Warning Shots; Cosmic Game (ESL) 2005 DC dubbers
  • Afro Omega – Love Letter; Love Emergency (Afro Omega) 2008 SLC dubbers w/ female vox
  • Black Slate – Mind Your Motion; Amigo (Ensign) ’80 UK
  • GG All Stars – Vampire Rock; 12” (GG Hit) ’78

Set 5: Jah-loween Vinyl 

  • Bunny Wailer – Blackheart Man; Blackheart Man (Mango) ’76 

<The Blackheart Man – even the lion fears him; 51 sec.>

  • Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers – 666; Hey World! (EMI America) ‘86
  • Willi Williams & the Armagideons – Dungeon; Messenger Man (Inland) ’80 Can.
  • Ras Karbi – Babylon Gravestone; Seven Seals (Rockstone) ’84 JA
  • Sly & Robbie – Gravestone Version; 7” (Rockstone) ‘84
Bought for the amazing cover even before I was a Reggae fanatic

Set 6: Best of Smile Jamaica 28 Years – Halloween Stylee

<Don’t get stoned on my tombstone!; 22 sec.>

  • Garland Jeffreys feat. Big Youth – Graveyard Rock; Escape Artist (Epic) ’81
  • Black Uhuru – Satan Army Band; Black Sounds of Freedom (Greensleeves) ‘81
  • Junior Murvin – Lucifer; Police and Thieves (Mango) ‘77
  • King Tubby – Roots of Dub; Roots of Dub (Moll-Selekta) ’76 Dub Album of the Hour
Terrific bi racial New York soul rocker does reggae for Halloween

Set 7:

  • UB40 – Madame Medusa; More UB40 (DEP/Sound) ‘81
  • The Specials – Ghost Town; 12” (2 Tone) ’81 UK
A song about violence in the clubs. Livicated to the victims of the Mandalay Bay Shooting

Set 8: Mutant Dub Jah-loween

  • Future Pigeon – The Mummy; Echodelic Sounds of Future Pigeon (Record Collection) 2006 LA

<The Mummy – roll a lickle spliff w/ di papyrus; 22 sec.>

  • Gorillaz – Ghost Train; G-Sides (Virgin) 2002 UK cartoon group
  • Soho – Zombies Walk the Cardboard City; Goddess (Atco) ’90 UK w/ female vox
  • Dan-I & King Kietu – Vampire + Dub Down the Vampire; Rastafari Judgement Fire (Imperial Roots) 2009 Italian dub
  • Dubchek – Duppy Train; Down Memory Gap Lane (Unitone World) 2001 US – Duppy = Jamaican ghosts
Saturday: Jah-tober 28; 4-7 PM Mtn. Smile Jamica’s Jah-loween: KRCL 90.9 FM krcl.org

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: (Stream + Tracklist) June 11, 2016: Summer Rain Utah!

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Rare June rainstorm in Utah

Greetings,

Nice little cool breeze summer rain last week. Rarity for sure-ty. I am gearing up for 28 Years on Reggae Radio. Early morning learns the ropes. Saturday Afternoon plants the Flag. Enjoy each show like it could be the last.

bless, robt

<28 Years of Reggae Radio>

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Reggae History Lesson – Muhammad Ali; 24 sec.

Muhammad Ali (AKA Mehemet Ali, Mehmet Ali), 1769-1849, pasha of Egypt for Ottoman Empire. Image published: 1901.
Muhammad Ali (AKA Mehemet Ali, Mehmet Ali), 1769-1849, pasha of Egypt for Ottoman Empire. Image published: 1901.

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive: Annotated Playlist: June 11, 2016; 34 sec.

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Smile Jamaica Approved

Set 1:

  • Natural Roots – Children of Jah; Natural Roots (Onlyroots) ’84 Fr. Vinyl
  • Bullwackie’s All Stars – African Roots Act II Dub; African Roots Act 2 (Wackies) ’82 Bronx; Dub Album of the Hour
  • Errol Brown – Muhammad Ali Boom a Yay in Africa; 7” (Brown Beat) ’74 JA: Muhammad Ali mini set

<Reggae History Lesson: Muhammad Ali in Zaire; 83 sec.>

  • Dennis Alcapone – Cassius Clay; Trojan Story (Trojan)  ‘73
  • Dennis Alcapone –  Muhammad Ali; Hits & Misses (Trikont)
  • Sister Carol – Herbal Is Natural; Direct Hit! Live (Catapult) 2001 live in Maryland; 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Jah Rej – Binghi in the Jungle; 12” (Jah Works) 2002 UK mutant dub instrumental
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Ali in Zaire

Set 2:

  • Peter Tosh – Come Together; No Nuclear War (EMI America) ‘87

<Peter Tosh murdered: 9/11 – 1987; 42 sec.>

  • Lorna Asher – True History; Straight to Your Heart (Twinkle) ‘99
  • Culture – Jah Pretty Face; Two Sevens Clash (Shanachie) ‘77
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Roots, Rock, Reggae + Dub; Rastaman Vibration (Deluxe Edition) (Tuff Gong) ‘76
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Tosh’s first birthday after his murder: Oct. 18, 1987 – Black Monday stock market crash

Set 3: Best of Smile Jamaica – 26+ Years

  • Judy Mowatt – Joseph; Black Woman (Shanachie) ’76  tribute to Bob Marley (Joseph the Biblical prophet)

<Bob Marley – Joseph of Israel; 13 sec.>

  • The Beat – Mirror in the Bathroom; Dance Craze Soundtrack (2 Tone) ’80 live 2 Tone ska
  • Tapper Zukie – Ital Pot; MPLA (Virgin Front Line) ’78 Mozambique People’s Liberation Army tribute
  • UB40 – I Think It is Going to Rain Today; More UB40 Music (Sound) ‘83 12” mix
  • Black Slate – Roman’s Dub; Ogima (TCD) ’81 Dub Album of the Hour

 

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Joseph – Biblical Prophet. Bob Marley Reggae Prophet

Set 4:

  • Bunny Wailer – Ballroom Floor; Retrospective (Shanachie) ‘81
  • Horace Andy – Ain’t No Sunshine; Prime of (Music Club) Bill Wither cover ‘73
  • Teddy Brown – Midnight Train to Georgia; Reggae Pulse 3 – Love Songs (RAS) ’75 Gladys Knight & the Pips cover
  • Storm – It’s My Birthday; Hits of the Past (Links) mid 70s female lovers rock
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A whole heap covered this one

Set 5: Vinyl is Vital

  • Brentford All Stars – My Sweet Lord; Solid Gold (Steady) NY George Harrison instrumental: Vinyl is Vital set
  • Zap Pow – Irie Land; Reggae Rules! (Rhino)  ’80 US vinyl; herbtune
  • U Brown – Chant It Down: U Brown vrs. (sic) Peter Yellow; DJ Confrontation (CF) UK deejay toasters
  • Tony Tuff – Run Come; Hustling (Scorcher) ’80 JA

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Set 6:

  • Dennis Bovell – Dub d’Cap’n; Mek It Rock (Pressure Sounds) ’80 UK dub to I Roy
  • Abyssinians – Smokey Joe; Reunion (AO!) ’98 herbtune
  • Barry Brown – Fittest of the Fittest; Reggae Heights (Mafia & Fluxy) 2001
  • Universal Speakers – We Roots; We Roots (Catch Me Time) female duo; 2012 LA

<Reggae Blues-Dawtas mix: Chuck Foster Reggae radio DJ; 28 sec.>

  • Crazy Caribs – 50 Pence Dub; Dancehall Dub; (Ariwa) 2004 Mad Professor – Dub  Album of the Hour
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Chuck Foster – dean of the Reggae Radio deejay

Set 7:

  • Kwame Bediako – Steppin’ in a Zion; African Reggae (Putomayo) 2009, from Ghana
  • Ammoye’ – Dun Suh; CD Single (Version Xcursion) Can. Female
  • Black Uhuru – Liberation 2000; Dynasty (RAS) 2001: Andrew Bees on vx
  • Stranger Cole – Red Eye; Morning Train (Jah Shaka) 2006

R-3798005-1344841063-8772.jpegSet 8: Mutant Dub

  • Faithless – Muhammad Ali; Outrospective (Virgin) 2001 UK
  • Dubvisionist feat. Ari Up & Dubblestandart – Soulmate; King Size Dub (Echo Beach)
  • Judith – Such Is life; Universal Roots – UK Reggae Stars (Universal Roots) 2008 UK
  • African Head Charge – Rasta Don’t Fear; Live in Japan (ON U Sound) 2005
  • Dan-I & King Kietu – Rastafari Judgment Fire; Hail Rastafari (Imperial Roots) 2009 It.
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Can’t spell Italy without Ital

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