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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Thanksgiving Digital Dubplate!

Greetings,

Cratedigging in the land of 11 down, 39 to go. While I ‘n’ I load up on some Black Friday Reggae and Dub for 2020 soon come, enjoy this Digital Dubplate of giving thanks.

45 gems of Thanks and Praise. Enjoy this merryment while waiting online and forced to listen to Christmas music.

First stop for my Black Friday: Or as I ‘n’ I called it: Green Thursday!

I ‘n’ I give thanks to all the Smile Jamaica listeners for more than 30 years!

bless, Bobbylon

Thanksgiving Digital Dubplate

0-30 min.

  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Thank You Lord; In the Beginning (Trojan) ‘67
  • Bim Sherman – Thanks and Praises; Crucial Cuts vol. 1 (Century) ‘86
  • Tchiya Amet – Tslagi Thankful; Rise Again Truth
  • Upsetters – Thanks We Get; Give Me Power (Trojan) ‘70
  • Sylford Walker – Give Thanks and Praise to Jah; Lamb’s Bread International (Blood and Fire) ‘79
  • Rita Marley – Thank You Jah; Who Feels It Knows It (Shanachie) ‘80
  • Be Thankful For What You’ve Got; Hustle (Soul Jazz) ’80 William DeVaughan cover

30-60 min,

  • Peter Broggs – Give Thanks; Never Forget Jah (Motion) ‘80
  • Chris Hinze & the Kings of Reggae – Give Thanks to Rastafari; Bamboo Reggae (Keytone) ’83 Dutch flute player
  • Reggae on Top All-Stars – Give Thanks For the Chalice; Chalice Dub Part 2 (Reggae on Top) 2003
  • Judy Mowatt – Put It On; Black Woman (Shanachie) ’76 Wailers cover Lord I Thank You
  • Cedella Marley Booker – Put It On; Awake Zion (Rykodisc) ’84 Bob’s mom
  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – Give Thanks and Praise; Confrontation (Tuff Gong) ’82
  • Ijahman Levi – Thank You Teacher for 1,2,3 & A.B.C.; Forward Rastaman (Jahmani) ‘89
  • Horace Andy – Thank You Lord; You Are My Angel (Trojan) ’73
  • Cassandra – Thank You For the Many Things You’ve Done; Babylon Soundtrack (EMI) ’80 

60-90 min.

  • Israel Vibration – Thank You Jah; IV (RAS) ’93
  • Bunny Clarke – Be Thankful; Shocks of Mighty (Trojan) ’70’s Lee “Scratch” Perry; William DeVaughan cover
  • John Brown’s Body – Thank You Oh Lord; Among Them (Shanachie) ’99 US
  • Jimmy London – Thank the Lord; Hold On (Esoldun) ’76
  • Burning Spear – Thank You; Jah Kingdom (Mango) ’91
  • Prince Alla – Thank You Lord; Lion a Go Bite Yu (Headphone)
  • Don Carlos – Thanks & Praise; The Posse: Uptempo (Uptempo) ’88 

90 min. – 2 hr.

  • Johnny Clarke – Be Thankful; Be Thankful (Foundation Music)
  • Devon Russell – Thank You Jah; Prison Life (Tamoki Wambesi) ‘83
  • The Abyssinians – Satta Massagana; Satta Massagana (Heartbeat) ’72 Thanks and Praise
  • Fred Locks – Give Thanks; Culturally (Tan Yah) ’95
  • Aswad – Thank You Lord; Roots Revival (Ark 21) ’99 Bob Marley cover
  • Jimmy Riley – Give Thanks and Praise; Babylon a Fall Down (Trojan) ‘79
  • Bunny Wailer – Give Thanks and Praise; Hall of Fame (RAS) ’95 50 Bob Marley covers for his 50th birthday
  • Barry Brown – Give Thanks; Reggae Heights (Mafia & Fluxy) 2001
  • Ranking – Give Thanks and Praise; Summer Records Anthology (Light in the Attic)
Give thanks and praise in the language of Amharic

2 – 2 and  1/2 hrs.

  • Tony Tuff – Give Thanks and Praise; How Long (Jah Shaka) 2006
  • Sugar Minott – Give Thanks & Praise; With Lots of Extra (Hit Bound) ‘83
  • Junior Dan – Give Thanks No Skanks + Yanks & Ises; Look Out For the Devil (Hi-Try) ‘76
  • Ras Michael – Rastaman Give Thanks and Praise; Know Now (Shanachie) ‘89
  • The Mandators – Give Thanks and Praise; Power of the People (Heartbeat) ’94 Nigerian
  • Phillip Fullwood – Thanks & Praise; Spear Burning (Pressure Sounds) ‘76
  • Prince Far I – Give Thanks; Ten Commandments (Rhino UK)

 

2 and 1/2 – 3 hrs.

  • Michigan & Smiley – Thank You Jah; Rub a Dub Style (Studio One) ‘79
  • Dennis Brown – Thank the Father; Blood Brothers (RAS)  ‘94
  • Israel Vibration – Give Thanks and Praise; Why You So Craven (RAS) ‘81
  • Max Romeo & Lee “Scratch” Perry – Give Thanks to Jehovah + Version; Horrorzone (Nu Roots) 2014
  • Massive Attack – Be Thankful For What You’ve Got; Blue Lines (Virgin) ’91 William DeVaughan cover
  • Led Zeppelin – Thank You; II (Atlantic) ‘69