I came across a fascinating blog that I would highly recommend for all Midnight Raver readers. Check Foundation Ska. Tons of good information, several vintage press articles, and opinion on the Skatalites, Don Drummond, and others.
Presenting observations on ailments in the human condition in most need of attention: Martin Luther King Jr. still has a dream. “Don’t play with me now!” he says in this week’s Reggae MD opening selection “and then I got into… Continue Reading
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
“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
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
Storm clouds are over my head It’s going to rain, rain Storm clouds are over my head Rains gonna fall again Storm clouds storm cloud Politicians fighting for power Storm clouds storm cloud Demolition bomb in the city While we… Continue Reading
Listen up “Now everywhere is War!” “It’s up to you to not heed the Call Up!” “Come on all Rude Boys unite Stop That Train because every morning you meet at the Bus Stop but you know not where you’re… Continue Reading
A great Spear track from the Jack Ruby era, harder than the best! Credited as the “Burning Spears” on the label most likely because the group was a trio at the time. ____________________
HERE YOU WILL FIND A VERY RARE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE LEGENDARY SKATALITES!
If there is a funkier song in dub reggae, I haven’t heard it yet….and I listen to a ton of reggae. Plenty love and ’nuff respect to Lloyd Brevett and Ras Michael who play percussion/congas on this most crucial tune from… Continue Reading