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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- Children Of Today / Burning Spear / Living Dub, Volume One / Heartbeat
2- Jah Jah Gives Life / Troy Anthony / Four Seasons Riddim [VA] / Union World
3- Journeyman / Howie Hutchinson / Journeyman /
4- Smiling Dub / Jah Shaka / Time Warp Dub Clash: Old School vs. New School [VA] / Island Jamaica
5- Love Shines Brighter / Culture / Baldhead Bridge / Shanachie
6- Behold I Come Quickly / Culture / Baldhead Bridge / Shanachie
7- Rivers Of Babylon / Bill Bass Steel Pans / Caribbean Gospel Inspirations / Bill Bass
8- God & i / Papa San / God & i / Gospocentric
9- Tchon Di Massa Pe / Zecadinha Reinalda, João Cirilio & Blick Tchutchy / Cape Verde [VA] / Putumayo
10- All Things Bright / Sugar Minott / Rare Gems / Easy Star
11- Nuff Badness / Dillavou / Nuff Badness [EP] / Lion Of Zion
12- Give Praises / Yabby You / Beware Dub / Pressure Sounds
13- Planted In Zion / Jah Servant feat. Drae (aka Andrae Ricardo) / Jah Servant and Friends [VA] / Servant
14- The Lord Is My Light / Brother Marcus / SINGLE [mp3] /
15- Wise Man / Desmond Dekker / Rockin Steady: The Best Of Desmond Dekker / Rhino
16- Keep A Cool Head / Desmond Dekker / Rockin Steady: The Best Of Desmond Dekker / Rhino
17- Sweet Jah Jah / deLano / Emancipation / Cappeg
18- Brothers Keeper / Zap Pow / Zap Pow Again / Abengg Intl
19- Youre Too Much / Ben Okafor & Garth Hewitt / Blood Brothers / What?
20- Feed The Children / Mike Roots / Freedom & Struggle / Star Recordings
21- Lots Wife / Prince Alla / Only Love Can Conquer / Blood & Fire
22- Mountain Tops / Lovd Ones / Mountains & Valleys [EP] / JahMen Music Group
23- Leaving Babylon / bad brains / Attitude: The ROIR Sessions / In-Effect
24- He Is The Better Way / Roge Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Hope Road / Kingdom Culture
25- Stronghold Destroyer Dub / Solomon Jabby / Zion Gates / Altarsound
26- Now That We Found Love / Third World / Reggae Greats / Mango
27- Cornerstone (Melodica Version) / Yesus Dread / SINGLE [mp3] / Yesus Dread

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 once. 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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