African Rhythms, KFAI 12/19/13

Alton Ellis

Take a break from the bustle of the holiday hustle with two hours of dub, roots, rock steady and ska on this week’s African Rhythms on KFAI. The great Alton Ellis is featured along with plenty of music from other stalwarts like Dennis Brown, Cornell Campbell, Lee Perry and a host of others. Listen now!

TetrackUnderstand Me Now Man
Album: 12″; Label: Rockers
Cornell CampbellThe Sun
Album: 7″; Label: Clef
Augustus PabloA Java Instrumental (version)
Album: Message Music; Label: Pressure Sounds
Lee PerryRoast Fish & Cornbread
Album: Ape-ology; Label: Island
Jah Lion & the UpsettersTruth & Rights
Album: Roaring Lion; Label: Pressure Sounds
AbyssiniansJah Loves
Album: Arise; Label: Tuff Gong
Freddie McGregorRoots Man Skanking
Album: 7″; Label: Thompson Sound
Johnny ClarkRockers Time Now
Album: Rockers Time Now; Label: Frontline
GladiatorsLooks Is Deceiving
Album: Trenchtown Mix Up; Label: Virgin
HeptonesCan’t Hide From Jah
Album: Good Life; Label: Greensleeves
Dennis BrownAfrica
Album: 7″; Label: Observer
Justin Hines & the DominoesDip & Fall Back
Album: Jezebel; Label: Island
ScientistTrack One
Album: Scientist Wins the World Cup; Label: Greensleeves
Ernest RanglinFade Away
Album: Memories of Barber Mack; Label: Island Jazz
Alton EllisWhy Birds Follow Spring
Album: Be True to Yourself; Label: Trojan
Alton EllisSunday Coming
Album: 7″; Label: Studio One
Alton EllisRock Steady
Album: Roots of Reggae: Rock Steady; Label: Rhino
Alton & the FlamesCry Tough
Album: Duke Reid’s Treasure Chest; Label: Heartbeat
Ken Boothe & Stranger ColeArte Bella
Album: Ska Bonanza; Label: Heartbeat
EthiopiansReggae Hit the Town
Album: Reggae Hit the Town; Label: Trojan
Delroy WilsonBetter Must Come
Album: Better Must Come; Label: Trojan
Derrick MorganNo Dice
Album: Moon Hop; Label: Trojan
Gregory IsaacsCool Down the Pace
Album: 10″; Label: African Museum
ChronixxHere Comes Trouble
Album: 7″; Label: Rootsman
Ja-Man All StarsNuclear Bomb
Album: In the Dub Zone; Label: Blood & Fire
Busy SignalThe Gambler
Album: Reggae’s Gone Country; Label: VP
SkatalitesHerb Man Dub
Album: Heroes of Reggae in Dub; Label: Motion

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