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Program Information
Reggae Explorations
Conscious Reggae Music
Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  Contact Contributor
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- In This Together / Luciano feat. Louie Culture and Terror Fabulous / Where There Is Life / Island Jamaica
2- Majestic Heights In Dub / Christafari / Majestic Heights In Dub / Lion Of Zion
3- Together We Stand / Johnnie Rice / Subwackie Presents “Five The Hard Way” [VA] / Wackie’s
4- Dublight / Andrae Ricardo / SINGLE [mp3] / Andrae Ricardo
5- We Are One / Ben Okafor & Garth Hewitt / Blood Brothers / What?
6- God Is Justice / Ziggy Soul / Genesis / Glory
7- Where The Unity / Bredren Markus I / Unity Riddim Sessions, Vol. 1 [VA] / Star Recordings
8- Color Of One / Semi / Conscious Paradise / 4YA
9- We Gonna Have To Live Together / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
10- Free @ Last / Zema / Black Sheep / Melchizedek
11- Freedom Dub / Zema feat. Martin Luther King / Black Sheep / Melchizedek
12- Peace, Love and Unity / J Square feat. Global Link Up / Root / Heaven Touching Earth
13- Mercy & Truth / Yabby You feat. The Gladiators / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
14- Peace / Yabby You & The Prophets / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
15- What Will It Take / Monty G / Until Life / Lion of Judah Sounds
16- Prince Of Peace / Nothing To Dread / Reggae Praise / Star Song
17- Peace, Perfect Peace / Toots and The Maytals / Time Tough: The Anthology / Island Jamaica
18- What Do We Have To Do / Solomon Jabby / Rootical Revelations / Altarsound
19- Love Your Neighbor / Ladysmith Black Mambazo / Songs of Peace & Love [VA] / CD Baby
20- Kongo Magni / Boubacar Traore’ / Kongo Magni / Lusafrica
21- Raise Your Conscience / Ben Okafor / Shadows / Roadsweeper
22- Love Thy Neighbour / Yabby You feat. Vivian Jackson & The Defenders / Jesus Dread 1972-77 / Blood & Fire
23- Conquering Lion / Yabby You feat. Vivian Jackson & The Ralph Brothers / Jesus Dread 1972-77 / Blood & Fire
24- Martin Luther King / Max Romeo / Something Is Wrong / JDC
25- Free At Last / The Israelites / Authentic Sounds, Vol. 1 [VA] / Kingdom Beat
26- Freedom Sounds / Skatalites / Putumayo Presents The Caribbean / Putumayo

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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