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Program Information
Reggae Explorations
Conscious Reggae Music
Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  Contact Contributor
Dec. 20, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
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”, an occasional “Lovers Rock Set”, and even selections from off the beaten path.

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 can be heard on the following stations:

Global Community Radio (GCR2), Geneva, NY, Mondays 4-6pm ET

KBOG 97.9 FM in Bandon, OR, Wednesdays 10pm-12am PST

WAPJ FM 89.9 & 105.1 FM (Flagship), Torrington, CT, Wednesdays 1-3pm ET

WXDR-LP 99.1 FM, New Orleans, Thursdays 7-9pm CT
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots


Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Do You Hear What I Hear / Sadiki / Santa Claus [EP] / Skinny Bwoy
2- Dubby Christmas Promo (unreleased) / Roge Abergel & Kingdom Culture feat. Papa Michigan / SINGLE [mp3] / Kingdom Culture
3- Just A Christmas Card / Alfred And The Alfredoes / Just A Christmas Card / AWG
4- Holiday Medley / Dean Fraser / The Christmas Album [VA] / VP
5- Cool It Amigo / Leonard Dillon The Ethiopian / On The Road Again / Heartbeat
6- Silent Night / Carlene Davis / Christmas Reggae Rock / VP
7- Merry Christmas To You And You And You And You / Sheldon Blackman & The Love Circle / Remember Me / Jamoo Goodnews Ltd.
8- Dark Moon / The Upsetters / SINGLE [7"] / Upsetter
9- Ding Dong Merrily On High / Dennis Brown / 8 Stars For Christmas [VA] / Josiah
10- O Come All Ye Faithful Dub / Roge Abergel & Kingdom Culture feat. Junior Hilton / Dubby Christmas / Kingdom Culture
11- Driving Home For Christmas / Richie Davis / Mafia & Fluxy Present A Reggae Christmas [VA] / Mafia & Fluxy
12- Cant Take The Gun / Junior Reid / Lost Vinyl Classics, Volume 1 / JR
13- O Come All Ye Faithful Dub / Dub Spencer & Trance Hill / Christmas In Dub / Echo Beach
14- Hark The Angel / Nora Dean / Merry Christmas / Faith Gospel
15- Christmas Inna Jamdown / Katalys Crew / Christmas Inna Jamdown / Katsjam
16- Feliz Navidad / Freddie McGregor / A Reggae Christmas [VA] / RAS/Sanctuary
17- Keep A Cool Head / Desmond Dekker / Rockin Steady: The Best Of Desmond Dekker / Rhino
18- Christmas Feeling Ska / Toots & The Maytals / Christmas Greetings From Studio One [VA] / Studio One
19- Wonderful Child / Sanchez / Who Is This Man / VP
20- Wakalo / Fôô Fanick & One Roots / The Best Of... / Fôô Fanick
21- Oh Holy Night / Kashief Lindo / Kashief Sings Christmas / Jet Star
22- We Wish You A Merry Christmas (soca) / Various Artists / SINGLE [mp3] / ...
23- They Bring Him Gold / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
24- Go Tell It On The Mountain (Dub) / Lester Lewis & Singing Rose / Emmanuel / Lester Lewis
25- King Of Kings / Benjamin A. Laing / Soulful Expressionz / Trust God
26- Star Of Bethlehem/We Three Kings / Christafari feat. Solomon Jabby & David Fohe / Reggae Christmas / Lion Of Zion
27- Everyday Is Christmas / Christafari / Reggae Christmas / Lion Of Zion

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at
This edition of Reggae Explorations has been edited so it is not specific to any one station but does mention the flagship station and "all affiliates" once, normally after the first three songs. Due to time constraints it is not possible for me to edit into separate files, but if you plan on airing the show you are free to do so. Please let me know you are airing it so I can include the info in the program summary.

For radio spots/drops or if you are interested in airing Reggae Explorations, please contact me (Mike Roots) at

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