6-13-2014 S420109

Playlist for 6-13-2014 S420109

The music heard on Dread of Night comes from a myriad of sources – a lot of vinyl (45s, LPs, dub plates, one offs, test pressings, previews, promos & specials), cassettes (still a popular medium in JA), CDs, MP3s DATs (a disappointing medium that is dissolving faster than any analog-based medium I’ve ever used) & vintage reel-to-reel analog recordings (always threatening to instantly become a pile of rust dust). There may even be a few wire recordings in a back corner of the vault, but there’s a weird ventriloquist dummy back there that won’t shut up concerning things we both agreed not to talk about so I seldom venture that direction.  It’s the sum total of a half century of collecting Jamaican 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.  With each show I’ll endeavor to list song titles though occasionally I may well be vexed to recall just what did come next. 


The Wailers – “Dancing Shoes”


Gary Clail – “The Emotional Hooligan”


Deadly Headley Bennett – ’35 Years From Alpha’


Freddie McGregor – “Soldier Inna Jah Army”


The Gladiators – “Jah Go Before Us”


Black Uhuru – “Abortion” live 


UB 40 – ”Don’t Break My Heart”


Ernest Wilson & Freddie McGregor – ”Just Once In My Life”


Aston ‘Family Man” Barrett – “Family Man Skank (Your Atitude)


Justin Hines & the Dominoes – “Tell Me Not of Other Lands”


Prince & the Seraphim – “Decent Citizen”


Bob Marley & The Wailers – “Trenchtown Rock” & “Kingston 12” instrumental riddim


The Dubiterian – “Trenchtown” underdub


Luciano – “Give Praise To Rastafari”


King Tubby – “Patient Dub”


Chuck Fenda – “Herbalist Farmer”


Alborosie – “Ganga Don”


Jacob Millers – “Tired Fe Lick Weed In A Bush” & dub


Peter Tosh & The Soulmates – “Rudy Medley”


Annette Brissett – “Na Na Na” pts. 1 & 2


Nadine Sutherland – “Starvation” & dub


Freddie Notes & The Rudies – “Montego Bay”


Alton Ellis – “Dance Crashers”


Justin Hinds & The Dominoes – “Carry Go Bring Come”


The Wailers – “Simmer Down”


Byron Lee & The Dragonaires – “Jamaican Ska”


Jimmy Cliff – “You Can Get It If You Really Want”


Millie Small – “My Boy Lollipop”


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