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Program Information
 Reggae Explorations 
 Conscious Reggae Music
 Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
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.
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
Wednesdays 1-3PM


Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Rugged Man / Freddie McGregor / New Era Reggae (VA) / Platinum
2- Got To Be Ready / Positive / Forever My King / Fox Fuse
3- Rise Up / Troy Anthony / Rise Up / TA
4- Dub And Unity / Sons Of Zion / Sons Of Zion / Servant
5- Picking Up Chips / Justin Hinds / Know Jah Better / Nighthawk
6- Show Love / Judy Mowatt / Love / African Love/Jet Star
7- Yah Is The Only Way / Jason 'Todah' O'Neil / The Servant's Quarters Decisions Riddim (VA) / Servant
8- Drum & Bass Line / Aswad / Live And Direct / Mango
9- Fear Not Dub / Christafari / Majestic Heights In Dub / Lion Of Zion
10- Joy And Blues / Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers / Joy And Blues / Virgin
11- 4 A Reason / Katalys Crew / 4 A Reason / Katsjam
12- Jah Is The Only King / Sadiki / Jah Is The Only King / Skinny Bwoy Jamaica/Structure
13- I Have A Liberty / Johnny Kwesi Annan And Mental Dread / Gospel - Roots - Reggae / GEMA
14- Holy Mount Zion / Culture / Harder Than The Rest / Virgin
15- Zion / Al G / Strong / AWG
16- Zion Shepherd / Solomon Jabby / Firmly Planted / Altarsound
17- Pick The Beam / Yabby You / Deliver Me From My Enemies / Blood & Fire
18- Come Unity (Disco Mix) / Mike Roots / Freedom & Struggle / Star Recordings
19- Darker Shade Of Black / Jackie Mittoo / Run It Red: Blood And Fire All Stars (VA) / Blood & Fire
20- Brother To Brother / Glen Washington / Brother To Brother / Studio One
21- Night Run / Jah Servant / SINGLE (mp3) / Servant
22- The Presence Of God / Geneman / Righteous In Christ / Tehillah
23- Tyrants / Fikre Selassie (Love Of The Trinity) feat. Gebre Maskel / Blessed Is He / Fikre Selassie
24- Drink For Free / Dominic Balli / Public Announcement / Dominic Balli
25- Oh Father I Love Thee / Luciano / A New Day / VP
26- Israel Dub / 'Imisi / Dubshots (VA) / Lion Of Zion

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at

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