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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- Render Love / Itals / Modern Age / RAS
2- Mr. C.I.D. / Barry Brown / Roots Selection Vol. 1 / Corn-Fed
3- The Last Word / Talking Dog / SINGLE (mp3) / versionist.com
4- Walk In Love / Troy Anthony / Rise Up / TA
5- Rocky Road / Singaton / Zion I Sampler (VA) / Zion I
6- Jah Jah Will Never / Roge' Abergel / A21 Campaign: Set The Captives Free (VA) / G&D
7- Eastern Standard Time / The Skatalites / Ball Of Fire / Island Jamaica Jazz
8- Never Give Up / Leeroy Morrison / God So Loved The World / 3rd Dimension
9- A Cultural Dub / Messian Dread / SINGLE (mp3) / dubroom.org
10- That Ain't Funny / Charlie Chaplin / Red Pond & Chaplin Chant (2 Albums On 1 CD) / Tamoki Wambesi
11- Like A Flower / Marge Blackman / The Gathering (VA) / Lion Of Zion
12- He Who Dwells / Livingstone Linton / Destiny / Livingstone Linton
13- Hooligans / Big Mountain / Resistance / Giant
14- Feel Your Pain / Mr. Danny / #TEAMLOJMG (VA) / Lion Of Zion
15- Downpressor Man / Peter Tosh / Equal Rights (Legacy Edition) / Sony Legacy
16- Your Kingdom Come / Ben Okafor & Garth Hewitt / Blood Brothers / What?
17- A Way In The Wilderness / Solomon Jabby / To The King (VA) / Lion Of Zion
18- King Of Kings (previously unreleased) / Yabby You / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
19- Family Plan / Ras Shorty I & The Love Circle / Jamoo Victory / Jamoo Goodnews Ltd.
20- Move Out Of Babylon / Johnny Clarke / 20 Massive Hits / Clocktower
21- Seed Grow / Asherman Meets Dub Street Rockers / Zion Ready / JumpUp!
22- High Priest / Orthodox Issachar / Great And Marvelous / Orthodox Muzik
For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at firstname.lastname@example.org