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Reggae Explorations
Conscious Reggae Music
Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  Contact Contributor
Aug. 23, 2018, 9:50 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- I Bow / Jessy / Im Blessed / Afrikan Roots Lab
2- Tell Me Who / Ziggy Soul / Genesis / VP
3- Render Love / Itals / Modern Age / RAS
4- Break Every Chain Dub / Messian Dread / Mark Of The Nazarite / CD
5- Wonderful World, Beautiful People / Jimmy Cliff / Wonderful World, Beautiful People / A&M
6- Just The Way You Are / Christafari feat. Kevin Kinsella / Hearts Of Fire / Lion Of Zion
7- Give Thanks / Dennis Brown / Cosmic Force / Heartbeat
8- Love Your Neighbor / Ladysmith Black Mambazo / The Warner Bros. Collection / Warner Archives/Rhino
9- It Was Me / Watchman feat. Gamma & Tony Clark / Tongues Of Fire / Jet Star Gospel Times
10- Drive / Ed Robinson / On Covers / Push Broom Gang
11- Thank You Jah Jah / Blaminack / SINGLE [mp3] /
12- Chatty Chatty People / Alton Ellis / Cry Tough / Heartbeat
13- Sounds Of The 70s / King Stitt / Reggae Fire Beat / Jamaican Gold
14- Have A Little Faith / Solomon Jabby / Rocksteady / Lion Of Zion
15- Home Free / Madge Sutherland / Home Free / Tree Roots
16- Live, Love and Learn / Wayne Stoddart / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
17- Fire In Town / King Tubbys Meets Larry Marshall / I Admire You In Dub / Motion
18- Trod Di Earth / Radic / Peace, Love, Unity & Justice [VA] / Katsjam
19- Dreams / Fikre Selassie feat. Gebre Maskel / Blessed Is He / Fikre Selassie
20- Have Not / Man Wazimu / Thru My Eyez / Man Wazimu
21- Have Not (Instrumental) / Man Wazimu
22- God & i / Papa San / God & i / GospoCentric
23- Take It From Me / Matumbi / Music In The Air / Trojan
24- Baby, I Love Your Way / Big Mountain / Unity / Giant
25- Oceans Dub / Christafari / Oceans [EP] / Lion Of Zion
26- Rub A Dub Sound / Sugar Minott / Reggae Jamdown: The RAS Tapes [VA] / RAS
27- Call Me / Ben Okafor / Generation / Plankton

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 all affiliates. Obviously it is still one file. Due to time constraints it is not always possible to edit in this fashion but the long term objective is to produce a program that can be aired anywhere with minimal editing required by affiliates. Hopefully the editing done here will at least save the station programmer some time.

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