King Tubby & Errol Thompson: Black Foundation In Dub

Included is “Runnin’ Dub” from King Tubby & Errol Thompson Black Foundation in Dub, one of the very best dub albums ever. Black Foundation In Dub is the instrumental Dub companion to Jack Ruby Presents The Black Foundation and features… Continue Reading


International Year Of The Rasta Child

It is 1979 and Bob Marley and the Wailers are back from their tour of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the U.S. to play Reggae Sunsplash in July and a benefit at the National Arena to honor the International Year… Continue Reading


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


“Rasta And The Ball” Documentary: Rare Footage of Bob Marley, Burning Spear, and Mutabaruka

I have included the rare short film “Rasta And The Ball” which explores Rastafarian fascination with football, or soccer.  I recently performed a video upgrade on this film and it looks really good compared to what it used to be. … Continue Reading