1981 Reggae Wrap Up MD #105 with Roger Steffens December 27th-28th '81 KTIM Part 1 Year's Best II | MIDNIGHT RAVER
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1981 Reggae Wrap Up MD #105 with Roger Steffens December 27th-28th ’81 KTIM Part 1 Year’s Best II

Intensified! 2015 Ralph Gleason Award honoree Wendt winds up a year of mastering thanks to the Rex Foundation with this great program featuring guest Roger Steffens for Part II of their 3rd annual year’s end celebration.


They pick & play the best of the rest. Here’s the previous week’s Part I of the year’s tops. What an amazing time for conscious progressive roots reggae!





Back side of December 1981 Midnight Dread One Love Creations Playlist:






This is the first time this program has been heard since the night of its original mondatory broadcast over the bay area. 1981 was a great year for reggae despite the death of Bob Marley in May that year. The music was exploding with creativity, spark and drive. New albums from Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh set the pace. A wicked remix with new vocals from Bob is an express message from Zion to get on board armed with music:


Transferring, digitizing, and mastering crucial historic reggae documents in the Midnight Dread Archive like this takes a lot of effort, over 40 hours for recent Bob Marley Specials for instance, and it cannot continue without your support that helps carve out the proper time to make such devotion to quality and consciousness possible. Please consider purchasing rare premiums from Midnight Dread’s eBay store and MD’s website exclusives or make direct contributions via PayPal to midnightdread@gmail.com to keep the flow going. Thank-you.


Last week’s first 80 minutes of Midnight Dread’s Best of 1981 Part I with guest & co-host Roger Steffens features more scorchers. 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.


Best of 1981 II with Roger Steffens is the Number One Hun-Dread and Fifteenth Upload by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud. Connect & hit Play All to listen for Iver.




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