Photo Courtesy of Adam Garrett

Photo Courtesy of Adam Garrett

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I’ve been trying to piece together an early reggae / rocksteady show for a few months now and with the help of a friend, Julie, I was able to pull off an hour or so.  I have unfortunately only scratched the surface with these tunes in this post but it’s a beginning, and hopefully I’ll get another set of this sorta music together in the coming (winter) months.

Also, if you like non-commercial college radio then you’ll want to check this out.

The Pioneers “Long Shot Kick De Bucket” from Long Shot
Bob Marley and The Wailers “Soon Come” from the complete wailers
The Ethiopians “Good Ambition” from Trojan Originals Box Set
Jackie Mittoo “One Step Beyond” from Evening Time ”
The Heptones “Equal Rights” from On Top
The Kingstonians “Your Love” from sufferer
Prince Buster “Judge Dred” from the Fabulous
Slim Smith “Keep That Light” from Slim Smith Selected Hits
The Rulers “Wrong em boyo” from Revolution Rock
Horace Andy “Fever” from Studio One Root Roots

Desmond Dekker & The Aces “Fu Man Chu” from This Is Desmond Dekkar
Millie “White Boys” from Time Will Tell
The Upsetters “The Vampire” from Upsetter UK singles
The Natives “You You” from trojan rocksteady boxset
Dandy Livingstone “Put On Your Dancing Shoes” from Dandy Returns
Norma Fraser “The First Cut Is the Deepest” from studio one soul
Phyllis Dillon “Midnight Confessions” from love is all i had
Freddie McGregor “Africa Here I Come” from Freddie McGregor: The Anthology
The Sonics “He’s Waitin’” from Boom!
Them “Secret Police” from Belfast Gypsies
Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou “Minsato Le, Mi Dayihome”
United Travel Service “Wind And Stone”
Click Horning “Crazy Hannah” from Click
The Bantams “Ticket To Ride” from Beware! The Bantams

One Comment

  1. Carthage wrote:

    I love this site. Good work Mr Pruitt.

    Monday, October 25, 2010 at 1:21 pm | Permalink
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