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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- Hold On To What You've Got / Dennis Brown / RAS Portraits / RAS
2- Milk And Honey / Dennis Brown / RAS Portraits / RAS
3- Don't Waste Your Life / Change / Change / Freedom
4- Unmetered Taxi / Sly And Robbie / Hot You Hot: The Best Of Sly & Robbie / Island
5- Taxi Tune Up / Stepper + Taxi Gang / Sly & Robbie Present Stepper Takes The Taxi / Taxi Jamaica
6- Fire And Brimstone (Journey) / Sly And Robbie / Hot You Hot: The Best Of Sly & Robbie / Island
7- Ubangiji / Bola / Take It Back / Bola
8- Greetings / Osmond Collins / He Will Restore / Jet Star Gospel Times
9- Don't Do That / Leroy Sibbles / It's Not Over / VP
10- Run Away / J Square / The Servant's Quarters Riddim Sessions 4 (VA) / Servant
11- Dub Away / Jah Servant feat. J Square / The Servant's Quarters Riddims & Dubs 4 (VA) / Servant
12- Behold I Come / Culture / Baldhead Bridge / Shanachie
13- Amazing Grace / Troy Anthony / Selah [EP] / Righteous Corner
14- Love Is A Fire / John Brown's Body / Among Them / Shanachie
15- True Love Discovered Me / Michael Sterling / Take This Message To Mother / MSP
16- Love Is Sure / Bob Andy / SINGLE (mp3) / Big Beat
17- Tell Me / Temple Yard / Temple Yard / Gotee
18- Be Thankful / Lytie / Repent / Zenith
19- Small Axe / Dean Fraser / Dean Plays Bob / RAS
20- All Around / Hugh DeFrance / Reggae Redemption Songs, Vol. 2 (VA) / Lion Of Zion
21- Bus Dem Shut (Bredda Pyaka) / Rita Marley / We Must Carry On / Shanachie
22- Walking Dub / Sugar Minott / Ghetto-ology + Dub / Easy Star
23- Abortion Is A Crime / Alpha Blondy And The Solar System / Dieu / World Pacific
24- Swing Wide The Gates / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Made In Zion / Lion Of Zion
25- Wailers Dub / Macka B / Hold On To Your Culture / Ariwa/RAS
For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at firstname.lastname@example.org