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Options January 15, 2017: Warming your soul in the cold weather....


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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
The Slickers  Johnny Too Bad   Options The Harder They Come (Original Soundtrack)  0:00:00 ()
Dennis Alcapone  Run Run   Options   0:03:34 ()
Ken Boothe  Black, Gold & Green   Options   0:06:42 ()
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes  Botheration   Options Carry Go Bring Come: Anthology '64-'74  0:10:13 ()
The Clarendonians  Sho Be Do Be   Options   0:11:50 ()
Stranger Cole  Give it to Me   Options   0:14:48 ()
The Cables  Baby Why   Options   0:16:53 ()
Hopeton Lewis  Boom Shaka Laka Boom-Boom   Options   0:19:37 ()
The Pioneers  Long Shot Kick de Bucket   Options   0:22:17 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  0:24:55 ()
Alpha Blondy  Jerusalem   Options   0:28:20 ()
U Roy  Natty Rebel   Options   0:35:51 ()
Gregory Issacs  Food Security   Options   0:39:19 ()
Tenor Saw  Ring the Alarm   Options   0:46:48 ()
Willie Williams  Armagideon Time   Options Full Up: Best of Studio One Volume 2  0:49:34 ()
Protoje  Who Knows (feat. Chronixxx)   Options Ancient Future  0:52:04 ()
Alborosie  Kingston Town   Options   0:55:34 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  0:58:43 ()
Hollie Cook   99   Options Twice  1:04:48 ()
The Black Seeds  Dust and Dirt   Options   1:10:54 ()
Nora Dean  Barbwire   Options History of Trojan Records 1968-1971  1:15:33 ()
Norma Frazier  The First Cut Is the Deepest   Options Full Up: Best of Studio One Volume 2  1:17:51 ()
Joya Landis  Moonlight Lover   Options   1:21:05 ()
Phyllis Dillon  Long Time No Nice Time   Options   1:23:22 ()
Susan Cadogan  Nice and Easy   Options   1:25:37 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  1:29:01 ()
Neshez  Chems Zerqa   Options Neshez- Muique Originale du Film "Vhs-Kahloucha  1:35:05 ()
The Abyssinians  Abendigo   Options Forward on to Zion  1:37:39 ()
Culture  Too Long in Slavery   Options International Herb  1:41:33 ()
Johnny Clarke  None Shall Escape The Judgement   Options   1:44:52 ()
Lee Perry and the Full Experience  Disco Devil   Options   1:48:07 ()
Dandy Livingstone  Suzanne Beware of the Devil   Options   1:54:53 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  1:57:46 ()
Martin Jondo  Rainbow Warrior   Options   2:02:24 ()
The Resonators  Show Love   Options Resonators  2:06:15 ()
Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers  Lee and Molly   Options Conscious Party  2:10:39 ()
The Frightnrs  Dispute   Options   2:15:01 ()
Kiko Bun  Where I'm From   Options   2:18:06 ()
The Skints  Rise Up   Options   2:21:22 ()
Manu Chao  Mr Bobby   Options Proxima Estacion: Esperanza  2:24:30 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey 
Side B   Options Ping Pong!  2:28:14 ()
The Ethiopitans  Engine 54   Options   2:33:52 ()
Roland Alphonso  El Pussy Cat   Options   2:35:54 ()
Desmond Dekker  Sabotage   Options   2:39:14 ()
Shenley Duffus  I'm a Lonely Boy   Options What a Skandal  2:42:00 ()
Skatalites  Simmer Down   Options   2:44:42 ()
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires  Jamaican Ska   Options   2:47:32 ()
Jimmy Cliff  Ska All over the World   Options   2:49:58 ()
Naaman  Skanking Shoes   Options Best of French Reggae  2:52:38 ()
Carlton and the Shoes  Love Me Forever   Options Full Up: Best of Studio One Volume 2  2:56:04 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Sun. 1/15/17 9:02am Sem Chumbo:

Yes, a soul-warming playlist is precisely what is called for today, here. Good morning, Meghan, how good to hear you once again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 9:02am Meghan:

Morning Sem!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 9:03am Cheri Pi:

Nice!!! Good morning Meghan
  Sun. 1/15/17 9:04am hhhss:

just the vibes I need. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 9:04am Meghan:

awww good morning Cheri Pi! Morning hhhss!
  Sun. 1/15/17 9:07am Will:

The World's Favorite Sub is back--what a nice surprise! Glad I didn't tune away....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 9:11am Meghan:

Never turn away.... you never know what you'll miss....
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 9:29am listener mark:

Yay! Sunday morning with Meghan Sarge!
  Sun. 1/15/17 9:40am Jefff:

Underwater schoolroom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 9:45am Mike East:

Love it when the fillin DJ sticks to the format of the DJ they're filling in for...Good morning, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 9:46am Meghan:

You can't NOT have reggae at this hour..... It's just not right....
Avatar    Sun. 1/15/17 9:53am Sem Chumbo:

Relaxed, relaxed, relaxed. Another Red Stripe over here, mon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 9:57am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Meghan, substitute teacher. I forgot my homework, though. And forgot to bring you an apple. Will sit quietly now.
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:10am listener mark:

I wish I was in Jamaica, sitting in an air conditioned bar, drinking beer. Instead I'm in upstate New York, sitting in my freezing house, drinking beer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:12am Meghan:

At least you got the beer part going for you.... maybe turn your heat up and open the door.... that could create the same effect, yes?
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:22am listener mark:

The music creates a great effect. If I close my eyes, it's like I'm there right now!
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:23am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Jeff does a great job with Reggae Schoolroom, but your selections are *much* more in keeping with my reggae tastes, Meghan. Great stuff, keep it coming!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:25am Meghan:

Thanks..... I've got a certain taste in songs.... but granted, I don't do this every week!
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:29am Sean d:

me like ladies
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:32am the Canterbury wood-elf:

I saw The Black Seeds when I was out in NZ a couple of years ago, at the Kaikoura Roots Festival. They're what dismissively gets called "barbecue reggae" out there...
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:33am the Canterbury wood-elf:

protest suggestion: "Fire On Babylon" by Sinead O'Connor.
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:34am ?:

Monica - anything with babylon, israelite or system can be a protest song in reggae. also, check out pu puku pu by no maddz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:34am Meghan:

great suggestions..... keep them coming!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 10:36am Ken From Hyde Park:

These guys compiled a list: www.jamaicans.com...
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:37am ripe reggae:

New Zealand has a massive reggae scene.
eg..Fat Freddie's Drop,Trinty Roots, Kora, cornerstone roots, Katchafire..Just to name a few..
Rita Marley's sound is one of the best.
Aroha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:39am Meghan:

I didn't know New Zealand was a hotbed of reggae! I'll have to do some more digging there!
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:39am the Canterbury wood-elf:

@ripe_reggae Are you out in NZ? Whereabouts?
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:42am the Canterbury wood-elf:

@Meghan The Maori population are a major part of the scene out there. Bob Marley visited in 1976 (I think) and got an official tribal welcome. Since then, it's become a massive thing. Also the country apparently has the highest per capita marijuana consumption in the world!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 10:42am Ken From Hyde Park:

There is "Solidarity" from Black Uhuru and "Working Class Hero" from Bushman.
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:44am ripe reggae:

Nah live in Palm Beach,Fl..
Listen to this show every week..
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 10:48am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Meghan! I keep trying to get up to go to printer, but then you drop another HEAVY tune and i'm stuck here wired to my laptop...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:50am Meghan:

You need some bluetooth headphones!
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:51am Bytheriver:

How about "War"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:52am Meghan:

Of course! I think I pulled that one yesterday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 10:53am patrick321:

Hi Meghan! Patrick and Erika are digging your show this morning!
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:54am Bytheriver:

Thanks, Meghan. Great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:54am Mike East:

I've had many discussions about this Scratch track...when he says he's gonna put on an iron shirt...does he mean he's going to put on a shirt that has been ironed? That was always my take, but you never know with all the possible slang that I'm unaware of.
  Sun. 1/15/17 10:55am SeanG:

Morning Meghan, nice to hear you
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:56am Meghan:

good question. Jeff thinks it's iron, like a protective shirt.... I thought ironed, like he dressed up nice.... ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 10:57am Mike East:

Yeah, Meghan - I used to debate with my buddy about it. Could go either way.
Avatar Sun. 1/15/17 11:03am the Canterbury wood-elf:

The singing-stuff-over-other-people's-records thing goes back to the early days of soundclash/DJ culture in Jamaica. People like U-Roy would 'toast' over special dub versions of popular tunes to get the crowd going... this became an artform in its own right, and some of the early DJs started releasing records in this format. Arguably this is the true roots of hiphop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 1/15/17 11:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

On the lines of protest, how about el Cheeto going off on Rep. John Lewis? Lewis was part of the 60s civil rights movement. Note that this friction comes on MLK weekend. Sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:07am Meghan:

Yeah, it's a sad fact.... Let's hope some good music and art from from the next 4 years as a form of protest....
  Sun. 1/15/17 11:24am ?:

big ups. Thanks for playing that frightnrs track. Great group of hard working guys
  Sun. 1/15/17 11:25am Bytheriver:

Manu Chao is the best. "Clandestino" is a terrific song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:36am Pbdfender:

Loving your show! Rejoicing! Thanks and praises! I second the suggestion of "War"
Avatar    Sun. 1/15/17 11:36am Sem Chumbo:

Spliff-a-licious morning, Ms. M. Learning my lessons well this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:39am coelacanth∅:

crap! i can't believe i've been up since 830 and missed most of this theme (park)!
...and, good morning.
  Sun. 1/15/17 11:40am Stevel:

A pleasant Sunday surprise! Thanks for the rhythms.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:41am Meghan:

Coelacanth.... there is always archives, and don't forget, I'm back next week!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:44am coelacanth∅:

Thank you. i favorited the episode already!
-is Jeff okay?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:44am Meghan:

He's fine! He's in Jamaica, lucky man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:45am coelacanth∅:

ha, nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:49am coelacanth∅:

is "the ska" different than skanking?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:50am Meghan:

skanking is the dance.... or at least that is how I perceive it
Avatar    Sun. 1/15/17 11:52am Sem Chumbo:

Been great, always a pleasure, Meghan. Catch you next fill-in. Bye!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 11:56am coelacanth∅:

right -they were singing "do the ska",and i imagined it just like a faster skank.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 1/15/17 12:01pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Meghan!
...reggae protest songs?
  Sun. 1/15/17 1:40pm LIMBO NYC:

Loved this show playing at our store today, wish it could be on all the time!
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