Ziggy Marley talks Fly Rasta and freedom with MIDNIGHT RAVER

Grammy and Emmy-award winner Ziggy Marley, who recently released his fifth solo studio album titled FLY RASTA, takes a break from his current tour of the west coast summer music festival scene to talk with MIDNIGHT RAVER about his new… Continue Reading


Melody Makers “Trodding”/”Trod It” (Tuff Gong)

Included here is the Melody Makers very first single titled “Trodding.”  Written by Bob Marley, produced by Rita Marley, and engineered by the great Errol Brown at Tuff Gong, the single was released on the Tuff Gong imprint circa 1985/86. … Continue Reading


Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers Live from Tinley Park, Chicago

Here is an excellent FM broadcast that me and Dubwise Garage obtained from DOCJAH’S archives.  From August 7, 1993, here is Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers coming to you live from Tinley Park, Chicago. TRACKLIST Tumbling Down Talk Rebel… Continue Reading


MIDNIGHT DREAD reggae radio program #6 with Melody Makers debut

as aired 33 years ago January 7th, 1980 – featuring this 1979 REGGAE NEWS and plenty nuff hot musical shots “I had just finished wrapping up months of volunteer work editing this full up edition of the REGGAE NEWS when… Continue Reading


Melody Makers “Play The Game Right” / “Lying In Bed” 7″ Vinyl (EMI)

I have included a righteous rip of my Melody Makers 7″ (EMI) “Play The Game Right” / “Lying In Bed.”  If you’ve never heard “Lying In Bed” it is one of the most beautiful and haunting singles you’ve ever heard. … Continue Reading