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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive (Stream + Tracklist): Apr. 25, 2015: Green Smoke!

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All killer, no filler > Seeds ‘n’ Stems

Greetings,

Just could not resist the temptation to “rinse-out” maximum herbtunes to end Cannabis Service Month

4 hours and 20 minutes online. Plus 3 hours during Apr. 18.  Give me MOAR!

Wanted to focus thematically on the various theme sets I tend to play.

  • Seven Leaves pon the Wailers Family Tree
  • Roots Dawtas – dissing Bill Clinton
  • 7″ Jamaican Jukebox Canna-bliss
  • Vinyl is V-Ital Marijuana Wax
  • Best of Smile Jamaica Year 1 (1989-90) Herb jams: Don’t pee in my garden, or mushroom will grow!
  • Mutant Dub 420 Space Dust – UFOria
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“Out here on the perimeter there str no stars. We is Stoned Immaculate”….Jim Morrison 8 sec.

Holdovers! Never Leftovers!

<High-lights of the April 25 Ark-Ive; 75 sec.>

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So before I pivot in a new direction, sip your cup one more time

<Cannabis History Lesson: Sip a Cup; 13 sec.>

bless, robt

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Sip a Cup. Not sippy cups.

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives April. 25, 2015

Annotated Playlist: Soundbytes, captions, photos, Reggae/Cannabis History Lessons

Set 1:

  • Bunny Wailer – This Train; Blackheart Man (Mango) ’76 US vinyl; Woody Guthrie cover

<Woody Guthrie Stylee; 20 sec.>

  • Reggae on Top All Stars – Cutting Dub; Chalice Dub Part One (Reggae on Top) ’95 UK mutant dub; Dub Album of the Week

<Psalm 18: Verse 8; 25 sec.>

  • Monty Montgomery – Seeds; Seeds (Red Oak) Atlanta vinyl
  • Aisha – Don’t Tell Me No Lies; Raise Your Voice (Twinkle) ‘95
  • 10 Ft. Ganja Plant – Wailin’; bushrock (ROIR) 2009 Upstate NY; 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Idren Natural & Seventh Sense – Sip-a-Cup; 12” (Jah Works) 2007 UK; mutant dub “Sip a cup” = smoke the chalice
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Gatefold LP. Summer 1987. Early addition to the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives

 Set 2: Seven Leaves pon the Wailers Family Tree

  • Peter Tosh – Legalize It; Talking Revolution (Pressure Sounds); KZEL Eugene, Oregon acoustic

<Peter talks about being beaten by cops; 13 sec.>

<Peter at KZEL. Eugene, Oregon; 35 sec.>

  • Bunny Wailer – Cease Fire; Roots Radics Rockers Reggae (Shanachie) ’83: Ceasefire and light the chalice!
  • Ronnie Davis – Kaya; Jah Live (Music Club) Bob cover
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Easy Skankin’; Rehearsals bootleg ’78 bootleg
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Peter nearly died on behalf of legalizing the Seven Leaf

 Set 3: Roots Dawtas Set

  • Ganja Woman – Light Up Your Spliff; Pro Cannabis 4 (EFA) out of Germany; Roots Dawta Herb Set

<Slick Willy – 1996; 19 sec.>

<Slick Willy weed hypocrite; 9 sec.>

Ganja Woman:

Come on Mr. President, smoke the chronic. This time inhale! It beats gin & tonic!

  • Sister Carol – Wicked Collie; Jah Disciple (RAS) ’89 DC
  • Wendy Shaw – Sensimilla Crisis; Sing Out (Issachar) LA
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2016: Same thing for breakfast

Set 4: 7″ Jamaican Jukebox 45 RPM

  • Frankie Paul – Bag a Collie; 7” (Prince Jazzbo Music); 7” update of Sugar Minott Oh Mr. D.C.
  • Ranking Devon – Pass the Chalice in a Circle; 7” (All Nation)
  • Short Man – Light Your Spliff; 7” (High Music)
  • Sister Nancy – Telephone Challice; 7” (Volcano)
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Like R. Crumb’s well worn 78’s – pour some milk pon dem rice crispies!

Set 5: Vinyl is V-Ital Herb-wax

  • Doret Myers – One Draw; Reggae Hits of the 80’s (Joe Gibbs); ’83 Opa-Locka, Florida
  • Max Romeo – Quarter Pound of Ishence; Open the Iron Gate (Liberty)  ’78 Nashville
  • Ranking Joe – Natty the Collie Smoker; Weakheart Fadeaway (Greensleeves) ‘78 UK

<How The Clash were almost The Weakhearts; 27 sec.>

  • Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus; Rally Round (Shanachie) ’85 Ho-Ho Kus, New Jersey; Best of
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Reggae Lyrics: Culture’s 2 7’s Clash won out over Weakheart Fadeaway

 Set 6: Best of Smile Jamaica (Year 1: 1989-90) 

  • Johnny Osbourne – Mushroom; Fally Ranking (Greensleeves) ’80

<Don’t pee in my garden or mushroom will grow! 8 sec.>

  • Black Uhuru – Puff She Puff; Red (Mango) ‘81

<Black Uhuru – the #1 favorite of Pre-Smile Jamaica Reggae; 1986; 12 sec.>

  • Barry Brown – Sensimilla; Far East (Hitbound) ‘82
  • Charlie Chaplin – Chalice Burn; Take Two! (RAS) ’89 DC; recorded live in the studio like at a dancehall
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“Don’t pee in my garden, or mushroom will grow!”…Johnny Osbourne

Set 7: Herb Free Set

<Let the smoke clear!…>

<…Cuz the Studio is cloudy!>

  • Zema – Hit and Run; Overcome (Melchizedek) 2006; female artist out of LA
  • Black Slate – Thin Line Between Love and Hate; Amigo: Best of (Ensign) ’81; Persuaders soul cover

<Black Slate and Chrissie Hynde; 14 sec.>

  • The Pioneers – Slip Away; From the Beginning (Jet Star) ’70; Clarence Carter? Soul cover
  • Ethiopians – Train to Glory; Original Hits and More (Trojan) ‘68
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From the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives

Set 8: Mutant Dub 420 Space Dust

<Turn up your Subwoofer!; 8 sec.>

  • Soom T – They Call It Pot; Ode to a Carrot (Jahtari) 2010 female weedstepper out of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aldubb Meets Ras Perez – Poppy; Aldubb Meets Ras Perez (One Drop) 2010 Germany
  • Mankind Liberation Front – Dope Dream; Grass Soundtrack (Mercury) 2000
  • Armagideon  – Grow More Dub; Through the Haze (Dubhead) ‘98 UK
  • Dr. Israel & Brooklyn Jungle Sound System – Sensi Man; Black Rose Liberation (Baraka) 2001 Brooklyn
  • Thievery Corporation – Lebanese Blonde (French Version); CD Single (ESL) ’98 DC; herb flavor
  • The Archives feat. Ras Puma; Sensibility (The Archives) DC 2012
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Bongrips on the Moon while listening to Smile Jamaica. I am so high right now! Is this Heaven?

Smile Jamaica Preview Apr. 25, 2015: Seeds ‘n’ Stems!

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Black Uhuru: I’ve got a stalk of sensimilla growing in my kitchen

Smile Jamaica live every Saturday 4-7 PM Mtn. Time:

  • 90.9FM in Utah
  • Stream:  Tune In Radio
  • Mixcloud – Bobbylon: Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives + Digital Dubplates
  • Ark-Ive. Here on Smile Jamaica blog; without commercial interruptions
  • Twitter: SmileJ_KRCL for live alert and stream upload/blog posts
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Held over, never left over Seven Leaf gems today on Smile Jamaica. 4 down, 46 to go!

Greetings,

Thanks for spinning Smile Jamaica’s 420 Bash. 7 hours and 20 minutes of acoustic levitation inna Irie meditation; 5 sec.

The Digital Dubplate: Adventures in Kaya-Tude:  (posted at 4:20 AM); 4/20)

  • 14 on Mixcloud’s Roots Reggae chart
  • 19 on Vinyl
  • 20 on Dub
  • 40th on Reggae

21st Annual Smile Jamaica 420 Cannabis Service Show: (posted at 4:20 PM on 4/20)

  • #7 on the Roots Reggae Chart
  • 16 on the Dub Chart
  • 16 on the Vinyl
  • 33 on Reggae

Give them a spin for your own Reasoning Session. Still got a couple days to move on up! Give thanks!

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Take me to your dealer!

I have about a thousand herbtunes  Digital 4 hour 20 min show: 57 songs. Smile Jamaica 4/20: 34 songs. Less than one tenth.

So we’ll sift through some seeds and stems during Smile Jamaica’s featured sets…

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Mysterious crop circle discovered 4/20 2015. Chouteau, County Montana

High-lights of the Smile Jamaica Apr. 25 Ark-Ive

  • Wailers Family Tree: Marley-juana Stylee! Bunny, Bob rehearsal, Peter talks about nearly being beaten to death for hailing the Seven Leaf
  • Vinyl is Vital midway – Seven Leaf black wax
  • Roots Dawtas – name checking Bill Clinton! 
  • 7″ Jamaican Jukebox Herbtunes
  • Best of 25 Years: faves from 80s Cannabis Radio. “Don’t pee in my garden or mushroom will grow!”  J. Osbourne
  • Mutant Dub Space Dust

bless, robt

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“Here’s the plan. We invade as soon as Smile Jamaica plays his last Herbtune”

Smile Jamaica live every Saturday 4-7 PM Mtn. Time:

  • 90.9FM in Utah
  • Stream:  Tune In Radio
  • Mixcloud – Bobbylon: Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives + Digital Dubplates
  • Ark-Ive. Here on Smile Jamaica blog; without commercial interruptions
  • Twitter: SmileJ_KRCL for live alert and stream upload/blog posts
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Neil Armstrong: “I am So high!”

 

Smile Jamaica Playlist – Jah-cember 6, 2014 (Stream + Tracklist)

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“If you don’t legalize, you will be getting coal in your stocking” 4 down, 46 to go!

Jump to the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ive: Jah-cember 6, 2014

Annotated Playlist:

Set 1:

  • Horace Andy – Musical Episode; Exclusively (Solid Groove) ’82 UK vinyl; Wackies prod’n
  • Dub Specialist – 17 Dub Shots From Studio One (Heartbeat) Dub Album of the Week

<Studio One Dubwize; 21 sec.>

  • Black Uhuru – Natural Reggae Beat; Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Heartbeat) ’83 w/ Sly & Robbie
  • Capital Letters – Smoking My Ganja (Rootikal Deep Riddim Dubwise); 12” EP (Greensleeves); 4:20 Cannabis Service
  • Announcement; mutant dub version

<Cannabis Service Herbtune; 31 sec.>

  • Equators – Feelin’ High; Hot (Stiff) ’81 UK ska
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Feelin’ High. 4 down, 46 to go!

 Set 2:

  • Aswad – Invisible Sun; Roots Revival (Ark 21) ’99; Reggae cover of Police tune

<Police and Reggae; 34 sec.>

  • Aisha – One God, One Aim; True Roots (Ariwa) ’94 Mad Professor prod’n
  • Kenny Knots & Bush Chemists – Going Home (Conscious Sounds) 10” 2003 UK mutant dub
  • Capleton & Big Youth – Mark of the Beast (African Star) ‘97 niyabinghi ballad

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Set 3:

<Wailers Live at Leeds: 11/23/73; 40 sec.>

  • The Wailers – Duppy Conqueror; Live at Leeds 11/23/73; Burning Disk 2 (Tuff Gong)

<How Bunny and Peter left the Wailers; 88 sec.>

  • Phillip Frazer – Good Morning Mr. Officer; Blood of the Saint (Silver Kamel)
  • Johnny Clarke – One Love: Tribute to Bob Marley in a Dancehall (Rhino UK); Bunny Lee/Bob cover
  • Marcia Griffiths – Sweet Bitter Love; Steppin’ (Shanachie) ‘79

 <From the Wailers to Bob Marley & the Wailers; 25 sec.>

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Leeds ’73. Bunny stayed home. England cold

Set 4:

  • Bunny Wailer – Hot Foot Head; Rule Dance Hall (Shanachie) ‘86
  • Joe Axumite – Troubled Land; Black World (Wackies) ‘79

<Axum – Ancient Ethiopia; 11 sec.>

  • Robbie Levi – War; 10” (Conscious Sounds) 2010 mutant dub Bob Marley cover of Selassie UN speech
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Axum (Abyssinia/Ethiopia) – home of the Ark of the Covenant

 Set 5: Vinyl is V-Ital!

<Strictly Black Wax, No digital for I ‘n’ I; 12 sec.>

  • The Gladiators – Oh What Joy; The Gladiators (Virgin Front Line) ‘ 80 UK; Vinyl is V-Ital Set
  • Bam Bam – Star Wars + Star Wars Dub; Power of a Woman (Bam Bam International) ’87 Los Jahngeles, Collie-fornya; female artist
  • Freddie McGregor – Leave Jah; Freddie McGregor (High Times) ’78 JA; Chinna Smith prod’n
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Smile Jamaica Holy Trinity: Black Wax, Roots Dawta, UFOria; 1987

 Set 6: Best of Smile Jamaica (1978, 1984)

<Student Loans funded the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives; 13 sec.>

  • Keith Hudson – I Broke the Comb; Rasta Communication (Greensleeves) ’78; Best of Smile Jamaica set
  • Ini Kamoze – Hail Mi Idrin; Mini LP (Island) ’84 Sly & Robbie
  • Justin Hinds & the Dominos – Travel With Love; Travel With Love (Nighthawk)
  • Don Carlos – Gimme Gimme Your Love (Blue Moon) ‘84
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Desert Island Disc: Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives; 1984

 Set 7: Peter Tosh harangue from the One Love Peace Concert

>Tosh’s harangue nearly got him killed; 20 sec.>

  • Peter Tosh – Speech + Funeral (Burial); Talking Revolution (Pressure Sounds); One Love Peace Concert; 4/22/78; 12 minute harangue
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4/22/78. Kingston Jamaica; National Stadium

 Set 8: Mutant Dub Set

  • African Head Charge – Free Chant; Shrunken Head (ON U Sound) Best of
  • Joe Ariwa & the Trixsters – Swagga Dub; Dubstep Dub (Ariwa) 2011 UK
  • Alpha & Omega – Come Down Moses; Tree of Life (A & O) ’96 UK trance dubbers w/ female vox
  • Dubphonic – Outland; Relight (Hammerbass) 2009 Fr.
  • Abassi All Stars – Edutainment; Dub Showcase (Universal Egg) 2007 UK
  • Future Pigeon – Yuppy Conqueror; Echodelic Sounds of Future Pigeon (Fanatic) 2006 Los Jah-ngeles, Collie-fornya
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trance dub with female vox. Heavenly