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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- Swing Wide The Gates / Roge Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Made In Zion / Lion Of Zion
2- Rock Of Gibraltar / The Congos / Natty Dread Ride Again / RAS
3- Thankful / Moses Henry / Silent Cry Riddim [VA] / JahLight
4- Jug Head Dub / The Revolutionaries / Top Ranking Dub, Volume 1 / Duke Reid
5- New World In The Morning / Luciano / Child Of A King / VP
6- Born Again / Ziggy Soul feat. KGees / Born Again / Glory
7- Victory Train / Tenor Saw / SINGLE [mp3] / Dug Out
8- War Ina Babylon / Max Romeo & The Upsetters / War Ina Babylon / Polygram Intl
9- Version 78 Style / Glen Brown & King Tubby / 2 Heavyweight: Another Blood & Fire Sampler [VA] / Blood & Fire
10- Song For The Oppressed / Solomon Jabby / Soul Liberation / Altarsound
11- Mindjer Doce Mel / Eneida Marta / Acoustic Africa [VA] / Putumayo
12- Pick The Beam / Yabby You / Deliver Me From My Enemies / Blood & Fire
13- Where The Unity / Bredren Markus I / Unity Riddim Sessions, Vol. 1 [VA] / Star Recordings
14- What A Great Day / Lacksley Castell / Jammys From The Roots 1977-1985 [VA] / Greensleeves
15- More Love / Mr. Goddy Goddy feat. Andrew Diedrick / Goddy Goddy / Main St.
16- Hurt Up Your Brother / Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad / Steady / Easy Star
17- Check It Out / Zema / Stranger In The Gates / Melchizedek
18- Be Sure / Howie Hutchinson / Wise Up [EP] / Howie Hutchinson
19- Root Of Bitterness / Blaminack / SINGLE [mp3] /
20- I Believe / Lytie / A21 Campaign: Set The Captive Free [VA] / G&D
21- The Holy Hill / Albert Griffiths & The Gladiators / A Whole Heap / Heartbeat
22- Youth Of Eglington / Black Uhuru / Red / Island
23- Charity / Wayne Stoddart / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
24- I Have A Liberty / Johnny Kwesi Annan & Mental Dread / Gospel - Roots - Reggae / GEMA
25- Hooked Dub / Jah Servant / SINGLE [mp3] / 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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