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House of Reggae Pt. 175

Step this way for another hour aboard the reggae train of fine Jamaican music, where we’ll be stopping of at all points from ska to dancehall… Jimmy Riley – Prophecy
Al Campbell – Suit Your Self
Skin, Flesh & Bones – Suit Your Dub
Jahazeil – Who Am I
Norman Grant – Matthew, Mark, Luke & John
The Sensations – Those Guys
Jimmy Riley – Majority Rule
Lutan Fyah – Lef Dem To Time
Junior Delgado – Play Days 12″
Ronnie Davis – Won’t You Come Home
The Itals – In A Dis Yah Time
Yellowman & Fathead – Operation Radication
Horace Ferguson – Sensi Addict
Assassin ft. Chronixx – Slave No More
Jimmy Riley – Love & Devotion
Tarrus Riley & Jimmy Riley – Pull Up Selector Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live.

House of Reggae Pt. 174 – Temptations Special

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The Temptations recordings in the 1960’s showcased their exquisite five piece vocal harmonies to full effect and had a great influence on rocksteady and reggae, so step this way to hear the story of one of America’s greatest soul groups told through the medium of their Jamaican cover versions… The Upsetters – My Girl
John Holt – A Love I Can Feel
Derrick Harriott – The Girl´s Alright With Me
Busty Brown – My Girl
Peter Tosh – Don´t Look Back
Keith & Tex – Don’t Look Back
Slim Smith – Everybody Needs Love
Sensations – Born To Love You
Delroy Wilson – Get Ready
Junior Byles – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg + version ‘unknown’ – Lonely Lonely Man Am I
The Techniques – I Wish It Would Rain
Carl Dawkins & The Wailers – Cloud Nine
Dave Barker – Runaway Child
The Heptones – Message From A Black Man
Derrick Harriott – Slave Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live.

Exhibition: Jazz Singers

A new exhibition at the United States Library of Congress asks the question, What is a jazz singer?

House of Reggae Pt. 173

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Welcome in for the first show of a brand new year, but with the same old format, as today I’m lining up another hours worth of fine Jamaican music that will feature a version excursion, a couple of new releases and a couple of tributes to the recently departed… Lynn Taitt & The Jets – Soul Food
The Techniques – Man Of My Word
Macka B – Too Much Chicken
Stranger & Gladdy – Over Again
Stranger & Gladdy – Lift Your Head Up High
Peter Broggs – Jah Golden Throne
Peter Broggs – No Ism Pon De Riddim
Junior Delgado – The Raiders Nicodemus – Father Jungle Rock
Little John – Clarks Booty
Peter Metro – Police Inna England
I Wayne – Can’t Satisfy Her
Fantan Mojah ft. Capleton & Turbulence – Kingston Town
Gladstone Anderson – Ivory Bounce
Errol Grandison – Jah Garden Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live.

Last Chance! The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues

Some 50 black and white prints by Houston photographer Benny Joseph trace the rise of rhythm and blues music in the 1950s and 1960s.

House of Reggae 2015 Annual

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Season’s Greetings and welcome in for another hour of fine Jamaican music, where tradition has it in this final show of the year, I round up my favourite new releases of the last 12 months, while of course adding in a little information, detail and trivia along the way, while you just put your feet up and enjoy a cake or two in the House of Reggae’s 2015 Annual… Inner Circle ft. Chronixx – News Carrying Dread
Shuga – In Deh
Xana Romeo – Righteous Path
Kabaka Pyramid – Well Done
Protoje ft Jesse Royal & Sevana – Sudden Flight
Assassin – Country Bus
Jesse Royal – Finally
I Wayne – Stay Humble
Samory I – African Daughter
Micah Shemaiah – Lemonade Days
The Gideon ft. Selah – Badadeng
Chino – Zion Step
Yung JR ft. Cali P – Want No War
Dre Island – M16
Notis – Raggy Road Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live.

House of Reggae Pt. 172 – Rico & Madoo Special

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Today I’m paying my respects to two recently departed legends, the pioneering trombonist Rico Rodriguez and the influential dancehall singer Madoo, in the House of Reggae’s Rico and Madoo Special… The Specials – Ghost Town
Bells Group – Kingston 13
Higgs & Wilson – Come On Home
Rico Rodriguez – Rico Special
Prince Buster – Judge Dread Dance The Pardon
Dandy – Rudy A Message To You
Rico & The Rudies – Jumping The Gun
Slim Smith – The Time Has Come
Rico Rodriguez – This Day
The Specials – Guns Of Navarone
Madoo – Jammin So
Madoo – Round The World
Madoo – Coming From Town
Madoo – Have You Ever Been To Heaven
Madoo – Bite Di Dust Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live. Thanks, Ian

House of Reggae Pt. 171 – Flute Special

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Hot on the heels of the Bass Special I made earlier this year, this is the slightly more esoteric Flute Special, as I’ve picked out a selection of my favourite tracks which all feature this historic woodwind instrument, which lays claim to being the world’s oldest, as 35,000 year old flutes have recently been discovered in Europe, which to me is the definition of roots and culture… Azul – Rockfort Rock
Wayne Jarrett – Bubble Up
Tommy McCook – Jah Love Rockers Dub Burning Spear – Give Me
Upsetters – Dread Lion The Supertones – Trust No Shadow
The Dynamites – John Public
Dennis Brown – At The Foot Of The Mountain
Dennis Brown – To The Foundation Dennis Brown – Concentration
The Skatalites – Cleopatra
Vernon Allen – Babylon Harold McNair – The Hipster The Techniques – I’m In The Mood For Love
African Brothers – Righteous Kingdom
Tommy McCook – Death Trap Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live. Thanks, Ian

Venezuela: Sounds from the Land of Grace

An exploration of jazz through the work of leading musicians from Venezuela including the world premiere of Edward Simon’s “Venezuela Unida”.

House of Reggae Pt. 170

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Welcome aboard for another hour of fine Jamaican music, where I’ll be travelling up and down the highway of reggae and stopping off at various points along the way to enjoy the sounds of today and yesteryear… The Gaylads – Over The Rainbow’s End
Black Uhuru & Prince Hammer – African Love / Yogi Bear
J.O.E. – Belly Of Di Beast
Micah Shemaiah – Dread On Yah
Eclipse – Blood Fi Dem
The Gaylads – Love Me With All Your Heart
The Gayladds – Love And Understanding
Barrington Levy – Under MI Sensi
Augustus Pablo – Java
Dennis Alcapone – Mava
Cedric Im Brooks – Ethiopia
Sugar Minott – People Of The World
Luciano – Wicked Haffi Run Way
Lady G – God Daughter
Anthony B – Take Off The Shackles
Derrick Morgan & Desmond Dekker – Revenge
Inner Circle ft. Kabaka Pyramid – We The People Havta Talk Log on to www.reggaeworldmusic.com every Friday between 8 – 10pm UK time to hear the House of Reggae live. Thanks, Ian