Playlist for 7-13-2012

The music heard on Dread of Night comes from a myriad of sources – a lot of vinyl (45s, LPs, dub plates, one offs, previews, promos & specials), cassettes (still a popular medium in JA), CDs, MP3s & reel-to-reel recordings. There are a few wire recordings in a back corner of the vault, but there’s a scary spider back there so I seldom venture that deep.  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. 

10 cc – “Dreadlock Holiday”

Third World- “Satta Massagana”

Shaggy – “Oh Carolina”

The Folkes Brothers – “Oh Carolina”

Prince Far-I & Carlton Bubblers Ogilvie – “Two Bad Card”

Errol Brown – “Winning Version”

Bob Marley & the Wailers – “Easy Skanking”

The Wailers – “Small Axe/Battle Axe”

Bob Marley & the Wailers’ – “One Love”

Michael Rose – Mad Professor dub

Burning Spear – “As It Is”

Gondwana – “Babylon Town”

Ziggy Marley – “African Herbsman”

Michael Rose – Reggae Party

Ras Sam Brown – “Honeycomb”

Ras Sam Brown – “No Peace” (poem)

Ras Sam Brown – “Beat the Drum”

Israel Vibrations – “Get Up and Go”

The Wailers – “Caution”

Gregory Issacs – “Wondering”

Everton Blender – “Bingi Man A Come”

Aston Barrett – Cobra Style

Keith LeBlanc – “Freakatorium”

Maria Anderson & the Wailers – “Woman in Love”

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