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City Sounds & Nature’s Dub among debuts in Midnight Dread #42 October 26th-27th 1980


Another unheard & never aired since its original broadcast newly mastered digitized edition of Midnight Dread. Rita Marley’s hot new Tuff Gong album Who Feels It Knows It has just been issued from which both “The Beauty of God’s Plan” & “Jah Jah Don’t Want” get played in this program. Also hear Karen Jahlight, “Rasta Reggae” DJ from Santa Barbara California’s KTYD, interviewed just after midnight, representing the growing US radio scene. NYC-based Lloyd ‘Bullwackie’ Barnes’ Nature’s Dub title track gets a 12am rave-up inna Midnight dread-bit laden what-a-hit fashion:


So many classics premiere in this program including Trinity’s spine-tingling news report via vinyl on the recent Eventide invalid Home arson fire with an horrific dub, plus Scientist “Saved By The Bell”, and a fresh foot long remix of Pablo Moses:


Burning Spear lights up live with “The Sun” from his concert at The Coconut Grove in Santa Cruz from a couple nights earlier this same week. The Black Eagles new single via Tuff Gong singes the airwaves with the sound of the hills:


Near the top of the show Joe Higgs, Jimmy Cliff & The Jamaican Experience new single spins, back to back vocal & version sides, reggae at its heights. Country man. City sight, seen:


Dreadcasting over the air since 1979 & online since 1996 dreader 21st Century Midnight Dread programs air daily at 12am including replays often heard in his Best of All Worlds high noon slot and where one can also become conscious at 6am with the indigenous sounds of Native Son Rising, all curated by Doug everyday, all times Pacific. Many more Midnight Dread sights & sounds here and on this blog’s Midnight Dread page. Go deh. All of dem.




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