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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- Trumpet Sounding / Crucial Vibes / Control Yourself / CSI
2- Fisherman / Heaven Bound / Reggae Redemption Songs (VA) / Lion Of Zion
3- He's Got The Power / Twiggi / Double Up, Vol. 2 (VA) / Brick Wall
4- Overcome Evil With Dub / Zema / Overcome / Melchizedek
5- Free For All / Bullwackie's All Stars / Free For All / Aires
6- Bobby Bobylon (extended mix) / Freddie McGregor / Bobby Bobylon (Deluxe Version) / Studio One
7- Love Your Neighbor / Ladysmith Black Mambazo / Ball Of Fire / Island Jamaica Jazz
8- See It / Jah Pickney / From The Heart / Jah Yout
9- Kingston 12 / Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley / Mr. Marley / Ghetto Youths United/Tuff Gong/Lightyear
10- War / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Onward & Upward / Lion Of Zion
11- Hard Life / Meditations / Reggae Crazy: Anthology 1971-1979 / Nighthawk
12- Wise Ones / Ben Okafor / Shadows / Roadsweeper
13- Johnny Too Bad / Taj Mahal / Mo' Roots / Columbia
14- Only Jah Alone / Positive / Never Let Go / Lion Of Zion/Lion Of Judah
15- Easy Chair / Little Roy / SINGLE (7") / Tafari
16- His Grace / Clifford Henry / Roots Gospel, Volume 1 (VA) / Katsjam
17- Rat Race (Horns Dub) / Bob Marley & The Wailers / The Dub Sessions 1972-1992 / Sweet Rare Reggae Music
18- Hey Jude / Rico & The Rudies / Yesterday: 18 Fab Beatles Songs Reggae Style, Part 3 (VA) / Tuff Gong
19- Let It Be / Sonny Okosuns / Celebrate & Worship In Caribbean Rhythms / GGR
20- Everyday Jah / Sons Of Zion / The Servant's Quarters Riddim Sessions 3 (VA) / Servant
21- Fire On The Mountain / Chalice / Fire On The Mountain: Reggae Celebrates The Grateful Dead (VA) / Pow Wow
22- War (Studio Demo) / Bob Marley & The Wailers / The Unreleased Studio Sessions: The 'Rastaman Vibration' Sessions / Sweet Rare Reggae Music
23- Sooner / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at email@example.com