Tough Tight & Midnight Dread #77 June 28-29, 1981 | MIDNIGHT RAVER
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Tough Tight & Midnight Dread #77 June 28-29, 1981

Tony Gee provides Bob Marley’s dynamite demo of “Babylon Feel This One”. Smiling faces sometimes mask the truth. Early ghost town sound echoes as midnight brings a lethal how the west was won theme. Cowbwoy up!

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Fools die for want of wisdom. Lightning stick. Destruction of the poor is poverty. Vexation of the soul is vanity. Prince Fari know the record bizniz no joke. Bunny remake remix of Wailers’ hit burns the rug off the living-stone room floor.



Sponji Reggae premieres. Junior Pumpkin squeaks out a winner. King Tubby takes the Duke Of Earl into exquisite Miserable Version territory. Third World digs deep into Dubb Music. Lion Zion mourns the buffalo holocaust. The sheriff is held up in Dallas. Little Roy sets sail under force. Lovindeer sings everyt’ing “Tough Tight & Dread”.


MD has another cure-all for the massive. The Reggae Calendar is chock full of top events including “Dread Beat & Blood” & Michal Wallin’s “Cool Runnings” premiering at Canyon Cinematheque in San Francisco. Reincarnated souls & Toyan rub a dub again. Who stands a ghost of a chance?


Last week’s Midnight Dread program put the heat in hot as summer began and local temps hit 104 F degrees. 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.



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