5-16-2014 S420105

Playlist for 5-16-2014 S420105
The music heard on Dread of Night comes from a myriad of sources – a lot of vinyl (45s – 7″ & 12″, LPs, dub plates, one offs, previews, promos & specials), cassettes (still a popular medium in JA), CDs, MP3s & reel-to-reel recordings – the sum total of a half century of collecting Jamaican & reggae-inspired music. Much of this music isn’t readily available elsewhere. Some of it is quite rare & obscure. It’s my distinct pleasure to share it with you.  I, of course, make no claim to ownership of any pre-recorded materials. With each show I’ll endeavor to list song titles & artists here. Occasionally I may be vexed to recall just what did come next.

The Dub Syndicate– “Hey Geoff”




The Wailing Souls – “For What It’s Worth”




Shabba Ranks – “Love Baby”




Shabba Ranks featuring Maxie Priest – “House Call (Your Body Can’t Lie To Me)




Buju Banton & Carol Gonzalez – “No Second Class Love”




UB 40 – “Kingston Town”




Lord Creator – “Kingston Town”




Dobby Dobson – “Pauper Lover”




Burning Spear – “Reggaelation dub”




Another chapter of the continuing pirate adventure “The Sea Cook” 




Bob Andy & Marcia Griffiths – “The Pied Piper”




Shaggy featuring Janet Jackson – “Luv Me Luv Me”




The Wailers – “Burnin’ and Lootin‘ 




Bob Marley – “Jammin’ “ 




Johnny Clarke – “King of the Arena” 




The Aggrovators – “Champion” version




Soul Vendors – “Death in the Arena”




Garnett Silk – “Splashing Dashing”




Tony Rebel – “Teach the Children”




Bounty Killer – “Big or Small”




Spragga Benz – “No Fun Ting”




Terror Fabulous – “Yi Di Money Spend Pon”




Lt. Stitchie – “No Surrender No Retreat”




Admiral Tibet – “Weeping and Wailing”




Nadine Sutherland – “Baby Face”




Beres Hammond – “Show It Off”




Sanchez – “Kiss Me Lonely”


(J –  DJ Easy)




Tonto Irie – “Mi Lover”




Super Black – “We Ready Fe Them”




Major Worries – “School Days”




Cocoa Tea – “Death in the Stadium”




King Kong – “Trouble Again”




Roland Alphonzo & the Soul Vendors – “Death in the Arena”




Brentwood Disco Set – “Dub Inna Rema”




Jah Buzz – “Love in the Arena”




Soul Vendors – “Death In The Arena” (left channel)




Soul Vendors – “Death in the Arena” version (right channel)




Alton Ellis & The Soul Vendors – “Whipping the Prince”




Jah Buzz – “Automatic Clapping”




Roland Alphonzo – “Arena Special” (left channel)




Soul Vendors – “Arena Special Version”




Jim Nastic – “You Got the Face” (left channel)




Jim Nastic & the Soul Vendors – “You Got the Version” (right channel)




Carlton Livingston – “Predicting Your Feature”




Johnny Clark – “King of the Arena”




The Aggrovators – “Champion Version”




Tappa Zukie – “Peace in the Arena”




Jackie Mittoo – “Champions of the Arena” (left channel)




Jackie Mittoo – “Champion in the Arena” (right channel)




Jackie Mittoo – “Death in the Arena Version” 


(J –  DJ Algoriddim)

J denotes the guest juggler for the previous set while our hot mixer takes a break. Our own turntablist, Ras Eddie Ile, then, has an opportunity to mix with the crowd before the stacks, go to Blind Pew’s Bar for an armagnac, get a bite to eat from the sideboard, answer nature’s call, chat up the pretty girls who gather in front of the tower or join the riffraff who gather behind for a few minutes, although generally he just crawls up to the control tower roof and does his outside dance.











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