Cool Up July’s Musical Heatwave with the ongoing Reggae MD Listening Party

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This conscious reggae signal never ends. Reggae MD’s good for you monthly world-wide, your guide, massive Reggae Music Listening Party occupied all time zones July 19th from Noon-4pm Hawaiian Time, 3-7pm Pacific, 4-8pm Mountain, 5-9pm Central & 6-10pm Eastern Time, & that’s just inside the USA. Lots of new tunes added since June with ’nuff crucial pix now showing up with each selection in the radioIO Reggae MD player.

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Happy Birthday this week to Madiba, the late great Nelson Mandela! Please join the Reggae MD Listening Party page now to check in, see the playlists, post comments, photos, dance, or listen sweetly to the always freely available healing sounds. The channel’s playlist features tunes exhibiting that intangible something magical & extra, as based on a lifetime of curation, sharing & audience response. So many great artists on board this magnificent collection of powerful sounds. Give thanks Itinually. You can subscribe if you want & hear it ad-free. Reggae MD runs things.

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Also scroll this recent Listening Party Page now for some cool pix & props & reasoning from June’s top flight affair. Please “Like Up” the regular Midnight Dread page for other ongoing updates & info. Please contact me if you’re interested in promoting your music, festival or business directly on Reggae MD at special summer rates & reach reggae lovers who still buy their music.

Reggae MD, full-time full-up upfull reggae radio 24 hours every day since March 3rd, 2014. Also dreadcasting over the air since 1979 & online since 1996 21st Century Midnight Dread programs airing daily on World One Radio 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. Gone clear.

Summer Arrives with Midnight Dread’s Reggae MD Global Listening Party

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“Smiling Children” in Jamaica painting by Deeling Gregory

This signal never ends. Tune in now. My monthly interactive world-wide, your guide, massive & mighty Reggae Music Listening Party specially occupied all time zones Saturday June 21st, from Noon-5pm Hawaiian Time, 3-8pm Pacific, 4-9pm Mountain, 5-10pm Central & 6-11pm Eastern Time, & that’s just inside the USA, sponsored in part by Reggae On The River. Lots of new tunes added since May with ’nuff crucial new pix now showing up in the radioIO Reggae MD player as seen here.

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Please join the Reggae MD Listening Party page now to check in, see the playlists, post comments, photos, dance, or just plain listen quietly to the always on healing sounds. The channel’s entire playlist of songs is based on tunes exhibiting the most magical properties & that intangible something extra, as based on a lifetime of curation, sharing & audience response. So many great artists on board this magnificent collection of powerful sounds. Give thanks Itinually.

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Also stroll & scroll this recent Listening Party Page now for some cool pix & props from May’s top ranking affair. Please “Like Up” the regular Midnight Dread page for other ongoing updates & info. Please contact me by Tuesday June 23 if you’re interested in promoting your music, festival or business directly on Reggae MD at special summer rates to reach reggae lovers who actually still buy lots of music. Be well.

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Reggae MD, full-time full-up upfull reggae radio 24 hours every day since March 3rd, 2014. Also dreadcasting over the air since 1979 & online since 1996 21st Century Midnight Dread programs airing daily on World One Radio 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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Two Bad Duppies Want Blood as Ghetto-ology Dreams of New Civilization Midnight Dread #59A Feb. 22-23, 1981

Listen up

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The disastrous end to 1980 lingers. Duppies Maggie & Ronnie are busy jump starting their new era of state-help for the rich, self-help for the poor, the privatization of profits, the socialization of losses with austerity and blame reserved especially for the have-nots, the haves-most unaccountable, untouchable. John Lennon is dead and Bob Marley is fighting for his life. Don and the late Phil Everly, brothers in roots rock genius, provide relief that Rita Marley covers and backbeats as Esete with her opening “Gee Whiz”, a wicked version of “All I Have To Do Is Dream”. You may call us dreamers but I and I are not the only ones in oneness.

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The announcements of live reggae shows and events in this radio program mark a special turning point as live roots music kicks into high gear all over the San Francisco Bay Area, while the Savoy Tivoli regular reggae presentations in North Beach, home of the original Beatniks, come to an end yet The Stone, just down the street on Broadway, begins ongoing Wednesday night roots with The Caribbean Reggae All Stars, Midnight Dread’s Rockers Live Sound System and Reggae Jackson in the following mid-week slot. Jimmy Cliff postponed his show but Joe Higgs is finally coming for sure March 20th & 21st at The Stone in SF and its sister Keystone in Berkeley. Other live attractions that week and into March include Messiah, Ras Kiddus & Phone Bill, and Earl Zero & The Soul Syndicate all at the American Indian Center in the Mission. Zef & The Ravers from L.A. and Mighty High from Santa Cruz also play there while Session mashes up Discs, Wheels & Sports in Oakland.

The Fabulous Titans are everywhere like the New Oasis in Burlingame, Ashkenaz in Berkeley and helping close out the Savoy where Earl Zero & Soul Syndicate play its next to last show ever in ‘don’t call it’ Frisco. Jerry Stein’s Word Sound & Power film gets a special Friday screening at La Pena in Berkeley, Toots & The Maytals are playing the beautiful Coconut Grove in Santa Cruz, the Reggae Sunsplash film of the 1979 affair debuts & begins a 7 day run at The York in The City, Leroy Smart and Steel Pulse soon come. All kinds of great new vinyl sevens and footlongs first see the light of midnight in their debuts contained herein from Sugar’s “Ghetto-ology” and Gregory’s extended “Poor & Clean” to The Beat’s “Too Nice To Talk To (Dubweiser)” and the astounding earth temblor inducing Barnabas/Radics masterpiece riddim, wrung out to raise the dread, Eastwood & Saint’s epic “Two Bad D.J.”

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Freddie McGregor’s beautiful production of “Natural Collie” for High Times also premieres. Burning Spear invokes a “New Civilization” after a lot of dreaming. Madness lights up “One Step Beyond” live. Winston Jarrett, Bunny Wailer, Pablo Moses, Jimmy Riley fire their best shots and that’s just in Part One of this scorched radio policy musical heat wave. ‘Only trouble is, gee whiz, I’m dreaming my life away.’ Roman Stewart unveils green vinyl “Herbalist” before niyabinghi wonders Light of Saba heartbeat up the foundational “Lambs Bread Collie”. Accept no substitutes. This is real music. It’s still ahead of this time.

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Last time’s 33 years ahead program. 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.

Reality Strikes Midnight Dread Hypocrites & Harmonies KTIM February 15-16th, 1981

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Toots and The Maytals kick this killer radio program into gear with their own “Get Up Stand Up” composition. Bunny sings “Crucial”. Bob echoes “Dubbin’ In”. Lloyd Charmers provides “Sweet Harmony”. Mikey Dread sparks The Clash “One More Time”. To forestall the dread of night hypocrite onslaught MD employs a double dose of LKJ’s “Reality Poem” with this introduction “Let I reiterate and brain smog obliterate!”

“w’en wi can’t face reality
wi leggo wi clarity
some latch aan to vanity
some hol’ insanity
some get vision
start preach relijan
but dem can’t mek decishan
w’en it come to we fite
dem can’t mek decishan
w’en it comes to wi rites”

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Scientist Meets The Space Invaders is fresh on the scene so it’s time to “Dematerialise” dub style. Two days after this program aired while working as a union projectionist at the Embassy Theatre on Market Street in San Francisco showing the first anti-hero western ever “Hour of The Gun” I was listening back to my aircheck and Dillinger screaming “Fire Fire” from the second part of this Midnight Dread #58 as I’m staring at the huge movie screen three stories below getting ready to do my change-over of reels when the screen bursts into flames and disappears in balls of smoke. All in attendance that afternoon at the infamous dollar house (3 movies for a buck!) flee the theatre.

I shut down the projection booth and take the elevator to the street only to fight my way out of a crowd of patrons jamming the ticket booth wanting their money back with little regard for their or others’ lives. I never work for the union again. One of my best jobs for the IATSE (International Association of Theatre & Stage Employees) before leaving was running slides for a closed door session on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident. Suffice it to say, they have no idea how much radiation was released as the few monitors that were set up during the incident were all pointing the wrong way. I guess the sicknesses germinated then may just be showing up in droves now. That’s stupefied Babylon’s only real monitor. Choah. Me-cology or Ecology, that is the question. The hypocrites run amok at midnight. Scientist is here to blast them.

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February 1981 Duppy Doug photo by Roger Steffens

Last time’s 33 years ahead program. Dreadcasting over the air since 1979 and 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 and sounds here and on this blog’s Midnight Dread page. Go deh. All of dem.