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The Mighty Roots of Englishman

“After spending a few months on the road with Ras Michael in Europe, Maccabee and myself came forward to the U.S. We went to Carter Baron Park in D.C. and was cooling out at a football game. I was kicking back, and Macca was tending to the ladies....
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Doctor Dread takes over Radio Lily tomorrow night!

Start your week off right: Check in with the NIGHT NURSE (Amy Wachtel) this Monday, March 3rd, for another edition of “ROCKERS ARENA” on Radio Lily – www.radiolily.com at NEW TIME, 6-8PM. If the snow doesn’t get in the way, NIGHT NURSE is expecting a visit from Doctor...
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Black Uhuru Demos, Unreleased Tracks

Here is a real treat for all Black Uhuru fans.  Needless to say, Black Uhuru own the heavyweight title in reggae post-1981.  Brutal, produced by Doctor Dread and recorded primarily in 1985 in Jamaica (some tracks were reworked and mixed by Jim Fox in Washington, DC) was the...
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Freddie McGregor “Jogging” (56 Hope Road)

While Freddie McGregor is most widely known for his lovers rock albums produced by Doctor Dread for RAS Records, he started his career singing deep roots & culture heavily steeped in the tenets of Rastafari.  In fact, he is a foundation roots reggae artist who’s albums Bobby Babylon...
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RAS Records ‘Reggae Connection’ 1982

Here we have yet another time capsule that captures the “world-a-reggae” according to Doctor Dread & RAS Records circa 1982.  Included in this newsletter: One year after Bob passes on, a wonderful birthday celebration for Bob Marley in Nine Mile planned and catered by Rita Marley.  Wailers play...
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