Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Rastafarian Early Music - Foundation Roots & Culture

Collection of some early Rasta and Rastafari-inspired recordings from Jamaica in the 1950's & 60's. From mento, calypso, r'n'b, bluebeat into ska.


CD1: Prince Buster, Lord Lebby, King Bravo, Lord Ivanhoe, Chin's Calypso Sextet, Count Alert, Lyn Tait, Hubert Porter, George Moxley, Derrick Harriott, Lord Laro, Audley Williams, The Mighty Terror, Sampson The Lark, Alerth Bedasse, Lord Messam, Lord Invader, Bootsie Grant, Reynaud's Calypso Clippers, Lord Tickler, Webb Ralston, The Drumbago Orchestra, The Mellow Larks, Kenneth Richards, Don Drummond, The City Slickers, Count Lasher, Bunny & Skitter, Bibi & The Astronauts, Delroy Wilson, Cornell Campbell, Stranger & Ken, Justin Hinds & The Dominos, Count Ossie and Baba Brookes.


CD2: Count Ossie, Lord Lebby, Drumbago, Bunny & Skitter, The Folkes Brothers, Lascelles Perkins, Higgs & Wilson, Clancy Eccles, Hershang, The City Slickers, Owen Grey, Laurel Aitkin, The Wailing Wailers, Desmond Dekker, Don Drummond & The Skatalites, Winston & Bibby, Justin Hinds & The Dominos, Stranger Cole, The Maytals, Delroy Wilson, Bongo Man Byfield, Prince Buster, The Gaylads, The Conquerers, The Ethiopians and Sugar Belly. Relist..

Continuous mix. Total 158 minutes.
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Outta Road - Reggae Dancehall Reality Selections 2010

Outta Road - Reality Selections 2010. Topical new roots and dancehall mixtape.

Tuff riddim like Ghetto, Rub-A-Dub (No Doubt), Tempo, Exodus (LBM), Weatherman Skank (NAP) Soulseeka (Chimney) Mo Bay (In The Streetz) and Opera House's Koloko. Revisits the Marley Brothers classic Brother's Keeper from 2001.


Continuous mix. 79 minutes.
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Gideon Warriors Mixtape 2010

One-drop roots mixtape 2010. Strictly conscious vibes. Riddim like John John's Zion Gate, Maximum Sound's I Know My Herb/Repariation & Help Me Praise Jahovia, the dubby Breadfruit (Fly Roots), Soul Rebel (Peckings) and the stunning Zion Train from Columbian Beatz (check Lutan Fyah's Living In the Ghetto - RUFF!). Penthouse revisit 2 classic Peter Tosh tunes.

Continuous mix. 79 minutes.