Roots

A very special night in the Echo Chamber as we presented our annual ALL-JAMAICAN special we call “One Fi Robert” dedicated to my late father-in-law. From 1962 and Jamaican independence, right up to the latest reggae hits from 2014, we hit all the bases. The artist list included: Derrick Morgan, Jimmy Cliff, Eric Donaldson, Dave Barker, The Maytones, Cornell Campbell, Bunny Lee & the Aggrovators, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Dubtonic Kru, Marcia Aitken, The Prophets All Stars, Cecile ft. JaRae, Toian, Niney the Observer, King Tubby, Justin Hinds & the Dominoes, Toots & the Maytals, King Stitt, Dennis Brown, Lloyd Robinson, Burning Spear, The Skatalites/King Tubby, Culture, Black Uhuru, Ras Takura, Etana, Chronixx, Gregory Isaacs, Augustus Pablo, Prince Jazzbo, Sly & Robbie, Ricky Chaplin, Toots & the Maytals, Cherine, The Mighty Diamonds & Ranking Joe, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & the Upsetters, Michigan & Smiley, Delroy Wilson & the Aggrovators, The Gladiators, Soul Agent and the Soul Defenders, Soul Vendors, George Nooks & Prince Weedy, U-Roy, I-Roy, Little Roy, Thunderball, The Musical Intimidators, The Observers, Rupie Edwards, Techniques All Stars, Desmond Dekker, Lyn Taitt & the Jets, and Lyn Taitt w/ Leslie Butler & the Originals Orchestra. Of course we missed many reggae greats along the way…as 4 hours is not enough time. There’s always next week.

Annual bird-themed special "I'll Fly Away"

I spun perennial favorites over the decades of my life in celebration of my landmark birthday this week, and celebrating Scorpio birthdays this month, with requests from various friends with Novemb

Producer: Ron Thums

Music Host/Engineer: Jean Silverberg

News Host: Ryan Dawes

Music and information of the Malarkey CD

During the first hour we listened to a special program on the Regional Music of Iran: Luristan.   It was produced by Dan Rein and Baktash Boghrati.

 

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