Eclectic

This holiday Global Beat moves between New Orleans and Hawai’i, among other locations and back home to the Midwest for some new releases.

Tonight was the annual “Christmas In Dub” special… What a fun mix of yuletide reggae, dub, club, jazz, lounge, and world exotica we put together this year. A bunch of reggae Christmas tunes from the likes of Yellowman, Horace Andy, The Ethiopians, Bluebeat Players, David Powell, The Drastics, L&S symfHoney, McPullish, Jacob Miller & Ray I, Jah Iriest Artists, Likkle Mai, The Kingstonians, Beres Hammond, Jah Jah meets Yaba Radics & Gibsy, Abassi All Stars, Kaysha Lee, Tommy McCook, Toots & the Maytals, and others. Plus yuletide gems from our Dub Club Tiki Lounge, including the artists Redtenbacher’s Funkestra, (James G.) Skafish, Hal Blaine, Esquivel, Pink Martini, 11 Acorn Lane, The Blue Hawaiians, J.Boogie, The Dub Three-o, Macklin Underdown, Vince Guaraldi (remixed…and straight-up), Fort Knox Allstars, Eban Schletter, Louis Armstrong/The Orb, Billie Holiday/Yesking, Duke Ellington, and more. What a fun, dubwise holiday party it was!

Jonathan Kennedy hosted Spin with Cyn, spinning songs for Christmas Day. (Playlist coming soon)

Siobhan Keirans brings the news in today's Morning Blend, and she and Dale pick the music, including some of Siobhan's favorites from her home in Ireland.

Do Angels Really Have Wings?ZBS sends us some answers to some awfully big questions. Jack Flanders has a dream and visits Heaven, and decides to tour Hell while he’s at it. So he rides his childhood bicycle – a blue Schwinn Cruiser – to the various levels of Heaven, and meets a few old friends and a talking dog.

The Higher-Than-Fi Holiday Special

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