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Reggae Explorations
Conscious Reggae Music
Mike Roots
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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- Give The Children Education / Mikey Dread / Obsession / Rykodisc
2- School Days / White Mice / White Mice / Basic Replay
3- Good Instruction / Tony Rebel / Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk In A Dancehall Conference / Heartbeat
4- Dub Instruction / Tony Rebel Meets Garnett Silk In A Dancehall Conference / Heartbeat
5- The Reggae ABCs / Christafari feat. Red Cloud & Richie Righteous / Reggae Sunday School / Lion Of Zion
6- Schooling The Duke / Byron Lee and The Dragonaires & Friends / Jamaicas Golden Hits, Vol. 2 [VA] / Jamaican Gold
7- Listen To The Teacher / U Roy / Original DJ / Caroline
8- Baby, Read The Book / Denis McLean / Seek For The Old Path / Heart
9- Boneman Connection / Nicodemus / Reggae Dancehall Classics [VA] / Sleeping Bag
10- Peer Pressure / Septimus / Role Model / Septi
11- My Little Children / Yabby You feat. Jennifer Lara & Shuggy Milligan / Yabby The You Man / Peacemaker
12- Alphabet Praise / Andrew G / I Declare War / Good Newz
13- Black And White / Freddie McGregor feat. Brigadier Jerry / Reggae For Kids [VA] / Sanctuary
14- Teacher Of Dub / King Tubby / Surrounded By The Dreads / Jet Star
15- Count Your Blessings / Norris Weir / I Believe / TG/Jet Star
16- Pick Up A Dictionary / Chicken Chest & Leslie Thunder / Action Packed / Danceteria
17- Live, Love And Learn / Wayne Stoddart / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
18- Chemistry / Kingsley Wray / Chemistry / KA One
19- Boys And Girls / Joe & Marcia Higgs / Roots Combination / Macola
20- Dub Science / Mad Professor / RAS Portraits / RAS
21- Back To School / Bunny Wailer / Just Be Nice / RAS
22- Teachings Of His Majesty / Christafari / Reggae Redemption Songs II [VA] / Lion Of Zion
23- Dubbing Lecturer / Dub Specialist / 17 Dub Shots From Studio One / Heartbeat
24- Words Of Dub / Scientist / Scientific Dub / Abraham

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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