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Reggae Explorations
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- Tree Of Life / John Browns Body / All Time / I-Town
2- Rise Up / Howie Hutchinson / Wise Up [EP] / Howie Hutchinson
3- Take Glory Father / Tendai / Exceedingly Abundantly / Awake
4- Love Your Enemy / Blaminack / SINGLE [mp3] /
5- King Of Kings (previously unreleased) / Yabby You / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
6- Why Do We Have To War / Everton Blender / Rootsman Credential / Heartbeat
7- One / Soweto Gospel Choir feat. Bono & The Edge / African Spirit / Shanachie
8- Watch Out / Lester Lewis / Positive / Lester Lewis
9- Be Like A Shepherd / Leroy Smart / Vintage Classics / RAS
10- Fear Not Dub / Christafari / Majestic Heights In Dub / Lion Of Zion
11- Freedom Street / Ken Boothe / Eighteen Classic Songs / Trojan
12- Have A Little Faith / Solomon Jabby / Rocksteady / Lion Of Zion
13- Take It Easy / Hopeton Lewis / Rocksteady: The Roots Of Reggae [VA] / Moll-Selekta
14- Because Of Him / Owen Uriah / The Heart Of Uriah / Star Recordings
15- Dem Gone / Orthodox Issachar / Shine Your Light: Various 12 Tribes Of Israel Artists [VA] / Orthodox Muzik
16- Pray A Prayer For Me / Kay Morris & The Jewels / Pray A Prayer For Me [EP] / Jewels
17- God Got Your Back / Mr. Spaulding / Visions / Hot Milk
18- I Dont Want To Be Late / Prince Alla / Only Love Can Conquer / Blood & Fire
19- Billy / Mr. Goddy Goddy / Warfare / Spearhead
20- Blue Skies / Imisi feat. Quino / Visions Of The Father / Lion Of Zion
21- New Adventure Dub / Sure Dread / Redemption / CD/
22- Time / Don Carlos / 7 Days A Week / RAS
23- S. O. W. / Bless (aka Prodigal Son) / Still Standing / Radikal Communications
24- In Pastures Green / Osmond Collins / Walk The Walk / Jet Star Gospel Times
25- Mercy Of Jah / Troy Anthony / Night Run Riddim [VA] / Servant

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, normally after the first three songs. 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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