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Reggae MD, Good For You

Now ear this. A new full-time full up stream for Midnight & All-Day Ravers: After many months, & special tests Doug Wendt presents a special tonic & degree,
 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl,… Continue Reading

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“Runnin’ with the torch of freedom…”

Fitting with the Olympics this week that I chose to recall Keith Hudson’s “Torch of Freedom,” a blaze yourself out of hell track that is two parts testosterone, 2 parts adrenaline, and one part bad as a mutha fucka.  I… Continue Reading

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The Dark Prince of Reggae: Keith Hudson interview with David Rodigan (1979)

If you do not know about Keith Hudson, or you are not familiar with his signature style of reggae, you need to check him. Please visit World-A-Reggae to check out my profile of dub giant Keith Hudson and my review… Continue Reading

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Peter Tosh “Legalize It” Promo EP (Columbia/CBS) 1976

Here is an interesting promo 7″ vinyl from Columbia/CBS which was sent out to radio stations.  The promo EP features three album tracks: 1. “Legalize It” 2. “Why Must I Cry” 3. “Till Your Well Runs Dry” Makes for an… Continue Reading

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Cramp & Paralyze All Weak Heart Conception in Midnight Dread #31

This week’s 33 years ahead Midnight Dread begins with the superior Matumbi version of “Brother Louie”, an unusual interracial love song that went number one in 1973 both by its UK originator Hot Chocolate and as covered by Stories in… Continue Reading

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Keith Hudson And The Art Of ‘Rasta Communication’

Please visit World-A-Reggae to check out my profile of dub giant Keith Hudson and my review of the Greensleeves re-issue of ‘Rasta Communication.’ I also recommend checking out author Vincent Ellis’ site featuring his two books about this legendary Jamaican… Continue Reading

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Feel It In The One Drop

The importance of drumming, and of the drums, in reggae cannot be overstated.  If one were to describe a true reggae riddim as a house for example, the drums would make the foundation; the bass would make the structure; and… Continue Reading