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Hosted by Mike Roots, “Reggae Explorations” on Wednesdays from 1:00p to 3:00 PM, is WAPJ’s longest running show, having its start (as “Positive Vibrations”) at the station’s inception in March of 1997.
On “Reggae Explorations” you’ll hear a mix of tracks from newer and lesser known artists, classic tunes, and deeper cuts than you would normally hear elsewhere. In addition, you’ll be treated to the “Motherland Track of the Week”, a “Lovers Rock Set” and even the occasional “surprise” selection.
Mike Roots is a reggae artist and reviewer, and brings an inside perspective with interesting facts to enhance the listening experience. Tune in to “Reggae Explorations” for your weekly excursion into the world of strictly conscious, roots and culture, reggae music.
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Spiritual Healing / Toots And The Maytals / Time Tough: The Anthology / Island Jamaica
2- Heart Of Jah / Blaminack / SINGLE (mp3) / versionist.com
3- Give Thanks And Praise / Tendai / Exceedingly Abundantly / Awake
4- Bomb Ye Dub / Bullwackie's All Stars / Free For All / Aires
5- Starting All Over Again / Derrick Morgan / The Best Of Reggae Superstars (VA) / Park South
6- Blessed Are The Peacemakers / Osmond Collins feat. Tony Rich / Do It Again / Jet Star Gospel Times
7- Why, Me Black Brother, Why / Mighty Diamonds / Right Time / Universal
8- Poor And Needy Dubwise (Exclusive Dub Plate Mix) / King Tubby's & The Prophets / Yabby You & Brethren: Deeper Roots / Pressure Sounds
9- Judge Not (Melodica Mix) / Jah Servant / The Servant's Quarters Riddims & Dubs 5 (VA) / Servant
10- I Trust In You / Positive / Forever My King / Fox Fuse
11- Concrete Jungle / Cornell Campbell / Homage To Bob Marley (VA) / Smith & Co. Sound & Vision
12- Slippery Dub / Christafari / Majestic Heights In Dub / Lion Of Zion
13- Eye On The Sparrow / George Nooks / SINGLE (mp3) / Rocky One
14- Four Horses Ready / Solomon Jabby / Firmly Planted / Altarsound
15- Simmer Down / Bunny Wailer / Hook, Line & Sinker / Solomonic
16- Carried Away / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture feat. Mark Mohr / Onward & Upward / Lion Of Zion
17- Carried Away In Dub / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Dubs Of Glory / Lion Of Zion
18- Youth Of Eglington / Black Uhuru / Red / Island
19- Amazing Grace / Troy Anthony / Selah [EP] / Righteous Corner
20- Touch Them / Fikre Selassie (Love Of The Trinity) / SINGLE (mp3) / Fikre Selassie
21- A Cultural Dub / Messian Dread / SINGLE (mp3) / dubroom.org
22- New World In The Morning / Luciano / Child Of A King / VP
23- Dubbing You / Simeon Sword / SINGLE (mp3) / ...
24- Don't Count Me Out / Jermaine Edwards / Don't Count Me Out [EP] / Island Worship
Listen to a podcast of this show by clicking HERE.
For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at firstname.lastname@example.org