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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- Roots Rock Reggae / Bob Marley & The Wailers / Rastaman Vibration / Tuff Gong
2- You Are Glorious / Geneman / Arise / Lion Of Zion
3- One Wish / Chopper Ranks feat. Dennis Brown / Praise Him, Vol. 2 / Chopper Intl
4- Dub On My Mind / King Tubby / Dub From The Roots / Total Sounds
5- Sufferation / Kujo Oti / Test Of Faith / Bellbottom
6- Only A Fool / Luciano / A New Day / VP
7- Only A Fool / Messian Dread / Showcase / Star Recordings
8- Some Help / Howie Hutchinson / Wise Up [EP] / Howie Hutchinson
9- Dont Cry / Roge Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Onward & Upward / Lion Of Zion
10- Trodding To Zion / Morgan Heritage / One Calling / VP
11- Heed The Warning / Emrand Henry / Flow On Riddim [VA] / Servant/JahLight
12- Flow On Riddim (Melodica Cut) / Jah Servant / Flow On Riddim [VA] / Servant/JahLight
13- Mr. Music / Culture / Peace And Love / Charly
14- Your Mercy Endures / Owen Uriah / More Than A Conqueror / Vibes
15- Let Love Abide / Rod Taylor / SINGLE [7"] / Manzie
16- Run Come / Solomon Jabby / Zion Gates / Altarsound
17- Run Come Dub / Solomon Jabby / Zion Gates / Altarsound
18- This Is What We Are / Masiv Marcus / Victory / Masiv Marcus
19- Peace And Love / Freddie McGregor / Kings Of Reggae [VA] / AO!
20- No Tarry Yah Version / Yabby You w/King Tubby & Prince Jammy feat. Michael Prophet / Dub It To The Top 1976-1979 / Blood & Fire
21- Bridge Over Troubled Water / Wayne Stoddart / Roots Gospel, Volume 1 [VA] / Katsjam
22- Drive / Ed Robinson / On Covers / Push Broom Gang
23- Awake O Zion / Osmond Collins / He Will Restore / Jet Star Gospel Times
24- Oceans Dub / Christafari / Oceans [EP] / Lion Of Zion
25- Siyakubonga / Felicia Marion / Africa Anointed [VA] / Servant
26- Good News / DJ Stereoman / Good News / FJ/Jet Star
27- Zion Dub / Dennis Bovell / Decibel / Pressure Sounds

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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