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Favoriting August 2, 2020: Independence

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Artist Track Album Label Year New Approx. start time

Music behind DJ:
Earl "Wire" Lindo 

Jamaican National Anthem   Favoriting

Gay Jamaica Independence Time 

Doctor Bird 



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The Skatalites  Independence Ska (El Pussycat)   Favoriting The Best of the Skatalites  Trojan Records  2017    0:00:22 (Pop-up)
Lord Creator  Independent Jamaica   Favoriting Independent Jamaica b/w Remember Ma & Pa  Creative Calypso  1962    0:02:52 (Pop-up)
Derrick Morgan  Forward March   Favoriting Forward March!  Island Records  1962    0:05:37 (Pop-up)
Clancy Eccles  Sweet Jamaica   Favoriting Freedom (Anthology 1967-73)  Trojan Records / Sanctuary  2005    0:08:17 (Pop-up)
Prince Far I  Jamaica's National Heroes   Favoriting Freedom Sounds (A Celebration Of Jamaican Music)  Trojan Records  2012    0:11:05 (Pop-up)
Al T. Joe  Rise Jamaica (Independence Time Is Here)   Favoriting Rise Jamaica (Independence Time Is Here) b/w I'm On My Own  Gaydisc  1962    0:14:30 (Pop-up)
Earl Sixteen  Freedom   Favoriting Voodooism  Pressure Sounds  1996    0:17:18 (Pop-up)
The Ethiopians  Free Man   Favoriting The Original Reggae Hitsound Of The Ethiopians  Trojan Records  1986    0:19:35 (Pop-up)
Winston & Bibbie & The Rhythm Aces  Joybells of Independence   Favoriting Coxsone's Music 2: The Sound of Young Jamaica. More Early Cuts from the Vaults of Studio One 1959-63  Soul Jazz Records  2016    0:22:16 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Burning Spear 

The Ghost (Marcus Garvey)   Favoriting

Garvey's Ghost 

Island Records 



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Stephen Chang  Always Together   Favoriting Always Together b/w Rich Man, Poor Man  Sunshine  2016    0:30:13 (Pop-up)
Prince Buster  Sit and Wonder   Favoriting What A Hard Man Fe Dead  Blue Beat  1967    0:32:44 (Pop-up)
Bob Marley & The Wailers  Duppy Conqueror (Alternate Mix)   Favoriting Ultimate Wailers Box  Goldenlane Records  2016    0:35:57 (Pop-up)
Keith Hudson  Toubles   Favoriting Nuh Skin Up Dub  Joint International  1979    0:38:16 (Pop-up)
Jacob Miller  Healing of the Nation   Favoriting Healing of the Nation b/w Version  Jam Sounds  1976    0:43:27 (Pop-up)
Eric Donaldson  Freedom Street   Favoriting Freedom Street  Rhino Records  1999    0:47:25 (Pop-up)
Joe Tex, U-Black, Welton Irie  Friday Evening   Favoriting Friday Evening b/w Rub A Dub Evening  Joe Gibbs Music  1979    0:50:45 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Peter Tosh & The Wailers 

Four Hundred Years   Favoriting

Arise Black Man 

Trojan Records 



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Boris Gardiner  Nice to Be with You   Favoriting Nice to Be with You  Steady Records  1970    1:01:32 (Pop-up)
The Coloured Raisins  One Way Love   Favoriting One Way Love b/w No More Heartaches  Trojan Records  1970    1:04:24 (Pop-up)
Sister Charmaine  The Body   Favoriting 500% Dynamite!  Soul Jazz records  2001    1:06:28 (Pop-up)
Jah Woosh  Love You Girl   Favoriting The Best of Jah Woosh  Rhino Records  1993    1:09:47 (Pop-up)
Aisha  The Creator   Favoriting High Priestess  Ariwa  1986    1:12:39 (Pop-up)
Yellowman  Zungguzungguguzungguzeng   Favoriting Zungguzungguguzungguzeng  Greensleeves Records  1983    1:24:10 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
In Crowd 

Dub in Love   Favoriting

Trojan Dub Rarities 

Trojan Records 



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Vin Gordon  Tina May   Favoriting Keep The Pressure Down  Fe-Me-Time  2000    1:32:30 (Pop-up)
Arthur Robinson  Moments   Favoriting Rare Reggae Grooves from Studio One  Heartbeat Records  2000    1:34:52 (Pop-up)
Judy Mowatt & The Gaytones  I Shall Sing!   Favoriting I Shall Sing  Trojan Records  1991    1:40:56 (Pop-up)
Knowledge  Waliaibex   Favoriting Kebra-Nagast  Tamoki-Wambesi-Dove  2012    1:44:24 (Pop-up)
Sugar Minott  Crazy Soundboy   Favoriting Champion Sound  VIrgin  2001    1:48:31 (Pop-up)
Clint Eastwood  Move Your Foot   Favoriting Real Clint Eastwood  Culture Press  1998    1:52:23 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Jackie Mittoo 

Super Charge   Favoriting

Champion In The Arena 1976-1977 

Blood & Fire 



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Lily Verona with McKenzie’s All Stars  Hog Eena Mi Cocoa   Favoriting Mento Mania Vol. 1  Unknown  2013    1:59:30 (Pop-up)
The Cables  What Kind of World   Favoriting What Kind of World  Studio One  1970    2:01:44 (Pop-up)
Mellotones  Banana Water (Gimme, Gimme Girl)   Favoriting Trojan Revive Box Set  Trojan Records  2002    2:06:40 (Pop-up)
The Deltones  I'll Take You There   Favoriting I'll Take You There b/w Tropical Lament  Trojan Records  1972    2:09:33 (Pop-up)
Bunny Rugs & Upsetters  I Am I Said   Favoriting To Love Somebody  Tabou 1  1999    2:13:15 (Pop-up)
The Lyrics  Music Like Dirt   Favoriting Music Like Dirt b/w I Give It To You  Coxsone Records  1968    2:17:01 (Pop-up)
Derrick Harriott  Brown Baby   Favoriting Derrick Harriott Reggae Funk & Soul 1969-1975  Dub Store Records  2016    2:19:10 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
The Rupie Edwards All Stars 

Kinky Funky Reggae   Favoriting

Trojan Singles Box Set 

Trojan Records 



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Ward 21  Garrison   Favoriting Genesis  DHF Records  2009    2:27:26 (Pop-up)
Ben Intellect with Ragga G  Oh Jungle   Favoriting Rumble in the Jungle  Soul Jazz Records  2007    2:30:53 (Pop-up)
Dirtsman  Hot This Year   Favoriting Hot This Year b/w Version  Digital-B  1991    2:35:30 (Pop-up)
Shelly Thunder  Kuff   Favoriting Kuff  Rohit Records  1988    2:39:22 (Pop-up)
Richie Spice  Together We Stand   Favoriting Together We Stand  VP Records  2020  *   2:43:00 (Pop-up)
Blood Sisters  Ring My Bell   Favoriting Ring My Bell b/w Dub My Bell  Sound City  1979    2:47:26 (Pop-up)
Earl "Wire" Lindo  Jamaican National Anthem   Favoriting Gay Jamaica Independence Time  Doctor Bird  2019    2:55:13 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
The Prophets 

Earth Fear   Favoriting

King Tubby's Prophecies of Dub 

Pressure Sounds 



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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am

Welcome everyone, and thank you Ruth and WFMU Skeleton Crew!
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Lisboner Pasc:

Greetings all from Portugal, Sunday set for groovin'!
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Ruth Booth:

Good Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am

Morning, Ruth and Lisboner Pasc!
The Butterman:

Hey Gary! Hey Ruth. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am

The Butterman!

morning everyone :-)
a few days ago I thought I heard a DJ say there was a ska show on one of the alternative wfmu streams. but I cant seem to find it.
can anyone help?
Reggae Dan:

Morning all - ready for August 6!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am

Howdy Dug and Reggae Dan! Not sure, Dug ... let me do some digging and see if I can find it
The Butterman:

Rock and soul stream. Mike sin. Today I think. Not sure of time.

rudy cahnt fail with these toonz yep
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am

Morning, Meesalikeu!

thanks for the info.
are there no archives for the stream?
The Butterman:

Today at 12. It’s called Rankin Full Stop.

oh man. back to back with this show.
the missus doesnt know what she's in for today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am

Found it! It's Mike Sin's show on Rock 'n' Soul: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am

Oh, haha, Butterman beat me to it
ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all. Morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am

Hey there, Ami Ad!

Good morning from the Central Time Zone of the United States.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am

jah bless
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am


@Gary --> thanks
and how did you navigate to that link from the homepage?
ami ad:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am

I didn't; I did a Google search for "rock n' soul radio wfmu"
Reggae Dan:

Lucky Du-bay! Play Mirror Mirror if you have it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am

I saw the skatelites in Kingston NY last summer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am

Haha, my autodidact is showing. DU BAY, thank you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am

what we drinking ami ad I'm pulling up a bloody
ami ad:

@adampsyche:Cheers,been cutting back(trying),didn't even smoke yet today. Finished all the beers yesterday,only a vodka bottle left in the freezer....
Rob W:

I think the source song for the Stephen Cheng track is Girla of Ali Mountain from Taiwan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am

Hey there, Rob! Sounds right
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am
Mike W:

dig my new song: “(This Sunday Morning I Got Stoned To) Jacob Miller”

get that chicken leg Jacob
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am

Haha, hi Mike! (or, uh ... high?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am
Mike W:

@Gary i’ll page you when i’m there-there
ami ad:

Ok,i'm convinced,in honor of Jacob "eater" Miller,I'll be stepping out to fire escape and blaze one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am
Mike W:

meet me there @ami
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am
Mike W:

the healing of the nation begins inside each of us (who truly want to heal a nation)

it’s gonna be messy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am
Marley P. Dogg:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am
Marley P. Dogg:

Hi Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am

Morning, Marley!
ami ad:

@Mike W:The first Puff is the deepest. Peace&Laugh.
ami ad:

In Rockers,there is a scene where Jacob Miller pulls a switch blade on Horsey and Dirty Harry for taking food of his plate,"me no like that",then they strike a business deal.
Avatar 10:11am
Lisboner Pasc:

500% Dynamite! What a name for an album, this Sister Charmaine track is a real gem. And that Keith Hudson one also -- great stuff!

housework, dishes done, homestyle covid haircut done, stretchy band exercises done, showered, ready for the day. thx for the morning soundtrack!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am
Mike W:

@Lisboner you might also find enjoyment in the 400, 300, 200, and 100% Dynamite! compilations
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Mike W:

very much here for the mid-’80s proto digi-dub, thank you Aisha and producers

request line open? —> ‘blinkers’ by lee scratch perry & dub syndicate 1987
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am
Ken From Hyde Park:

Looks like Aisha is from Wolverhampton, England.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am

Great sleuthing, Ken from Hyde Park. Thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am
Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Gary & all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am

Greg from ZONE 5!
ami ad:

in a few hours there are going to be 2 people in a tin can falling from the sky into the ocean. heads up.

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am

Welcome, Crei6hton!
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Lisboner Pasc:

@Mike W, thanks for the reccs! It's heating up here, great show :-)
Avatar 11:14am

Hey Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am

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I was listening for a little while on my phone and decided to switch over to my laptop for the last leg of the show!
Avatar 11:24am

love this ready for me and mrs jones

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am

Hey there WDD and Beavo!
The Butterman:

Neil Diamond is my unguilty pleasure. First concert ‘86. I love when Neil works his way into other venues.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am
Marley P. Dogg:

Great show today Gary
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am

Thanks, Marley!

titanium respect selecter
the shelly thunder
long-time rule dancehalls;>
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am

Hello and thanks, John!

killer stuff Gary IRIE!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am

Hey there, Sean! Thanks!
ami ad:

Thank you DJ,Crew. Keep safe all.
The Butterman:

Thanks again Gary, keep building a butter world!
Avatar 11:57am

Thanks for some great reggae today, Gary!
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Lisboner Pasc:

Grand show, thanks all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am

Thanks and have a terrific rest of your day, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm

And thanks again to Ruth and the Skeleton Crew!
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