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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: May 24, 2014: All My Heroes are Named Bob

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Robert Allen Zimmerman: b. May 24, 1941; Duluth, Minnesota

Greetings,

All my heroes are named Bob*

  1. Bob Marley (natch)
  2. Bob Dylan (Happy Birthday Bob!)
  3. R. (Bob) Crumb – cartoonist and fellow crate digger extraordinaire

*(mere coincidence that I am a Bob as well. Known as Bobby to my family and friends in Montana. Son of a Bob, grandson of a Bob. I became Robert when I moved to Utah in 1986)

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Today at 4 PM on Smile Jamaica: 90.9FM KRCL or live stream

  • Happy Birthday Bob Dylan: covers and woozy Reggae originals by Bob in livication for his birthday. Brilliant Roots updates of “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” and “Man in Me”
  • Dub Album of the Week: Dennis Bovell’s 4th Street Orchestra – Scientific Higher Ranking Dubb ’77; UK dubwize
  • Wailers Family Tree:  Bob’s last live show in Pittsburgh, Jah-sylvania (9/23/80); rarities from dubble disk upgrade of Peter Tosh’s Equal Rights ’77. Bunny Wailer – Rootsman Skanking ’86. Bob cover disk
  • Vinyl is Vital: Half way through. I give you one extra in every Vinyl set. Female dub poetry, herb tune,  Sunsplash Live
  • Mutant Dub Files: Last half hour acoustic levitation inna Irie meditation! Heavy bass downtro, lounge, echo, dub step

Plus music from the sistren, 10″ extended mix vinyl, Seven Leaf tributes.

Interstellar overdub!

bless, robt

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Sandra Bullock, “Houston! I need more bass for re-entry”

Greetings! The Empty Barrel

 

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Greetings,

This is Robert Nelson. I am the host of Smile Jamaica, Roots Reggae & Dub radio program on KRCL 90.9FM. Salt Lake City, Utah

4-7 PM Mountain Time since Oct. 1989.

  • KRCL.org
  • Mixcloud.com: Smile Jamaica Ark-ives podcasts. Search: Smile Jamaica or Bobbylon
  • Twitter: SmileJ_KRCL
  • Facebook: None. I hate Facebook. They spy for the Security State. Tom Green said of Facebook, “Voyeuristic narcissism”

I toil as a University Librarian at the Marriott Library, University of Utah. My title is Manager of the Audio Studio in the Digital Scholarship Lab.

This is my attempt to use New Media/social media to showcase how my avocation (Community Radio) intersects with my vocation (Academic Librarian/Digital Humanities)

So here is what I hope to accomplish with yet another blog on the Internet.

My Terrestrial Radio experiences: (KUTE 1987; KRCL 1988-); Postive Vibration, 3 o’clock Roadblock, Global Gumbo, Smile Jamaica, Radioactive

Smile Jamaica Ark-ives: Playlists, Podcasts/Mixcloud, Music reviews, reggae/music news, deejay/radio tips and stories, autobiography: 25+ years of radio, Mutant Dub Files

Cratedigging: music collecting, cataloging, organizing, obsessing, autobiographical story telling, vinyl formats, reggae archives,  Itunes archives/playlist hierarchy, rock/soul/techno/world interest

Academia: New Media, Multi-media Archives, Digital Humanities, University audio projects/digital archives, Interviewing for Research, Media Trends, Mass Media, KUER Music, Middle East Library, Curriculum Library/Education, Religious Studies: Islam, Eastern Rite Christianity, Rastafari

Interests: Progressive Politics, Ancient Aliens, UFO Watching, Seven Leaf, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco Giants.

All my heroes are named Bob: Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Bob (R.) Crumb

Magazines subscribed to: Rolling Stone (Lifetime Subscription), Mojo, Uncut, Mixmag, The Nation, Sports Illustrated, Vice Magazine

I have a steep distrust of social media long before Edward Snowden and really have a steep learning curve on social media. This is the first time I’ve not embraced the new media trend.  iTunes was the last media trend  I jumped into from the start. Social media baffles me. I have no instinct for it. So I will stumble along til it’s second nature.

So I am calling this The Empty Barrel. From the Jamaican saying, “The empty barrel makes the most noise!”