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

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,… Continue Reading

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

“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,… Continue Reading

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Massive Maya Mash Up with LKJ personifies Deep Word Dub

Maya Angelou fly away home to Zion. This video DJ combination was recorded live at The Kennel Club in San Francisco January 24th 1993 and features “On The Pulse Of Morning” written and spoken by Maya at the Bill Clinton… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

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Screwface Midnight Vampires Attack Midnight Dread KTIM San Rafael CA Part One February 1st-2nd, 1981

“Duppy can’t frighten duppy!” The more you live is the more you learn. Rude boy ska. Coming in from the cold dub. Keep on moving. Mash it down material world. Old broom. Do good. The tide is high. You’re my… Continue Reading

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Rough Rough Way Ahead, Longest Night Midnight Dread #50 with Row Jah December 21st-22nd, 1980

In the dwindling days of 1980 Roger Steffens from L.A. joins Doug Wendt on Midnight Dread for over 6 hours of 33 years ahead highlights in new music and discoveries spread over two 3 hour retrospective programs on KTIM, the… Continue Reading

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MUTABARUKA

Another vital selection from the Doctor Dread archives.  For those who don’t know, prior to starting RAS Records, Doctor Dread played an essential role in introducing reggae to the U.S. audience as he was one of several reggae radio DJs to develop… Continue Reading

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From the Midnight Dread Archives: Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mutabaruka, and Cutty Ranks

Also in this exclusive article from the Midnight Dread archives is a shout out to Burning Spear’s “new” cover of the Grateful Dead’s “Estimated Prophet.”  If you’ve never heard Spear’s cover, do yourself a favor and find it and listen… Continue Reading