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 Reggae Explorations 
 Conscious Reggae Music
 Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
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Hosted by Mike Roots, “Reggae Explorations” on Wednesdays from 1:00p to 3:00 PM, is WAPJ’s longest running show, having its start (as “Positive Vibrations”) at the station’s inception in March of 1997.

On “Reggae Explorations” you’ll hear a mix of tracks from newer and lesser known artists, classic tunes, and deeper cuts than you would normally hear elsewhere. In addition, you’ll be treated to the “Motherland Track of the Week”, a “Lovers Rock Set” and even the occasional “surprise” selection.

Mike Roots is a reggae artist and reviewer, and brings an inside perspective with interesting facts to enhance the listening experience. Tune in to “Reggae Explorations” for your weekly excursion into the world of strictly conscious, roots and culture, reggae music.
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
Wednesdays 1-3PM


Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Trust In The Lord / Ziggy Soul / Born Again / Glory
2- Free @ Last / Zema / Black Sheep / Melchizedek
3- Freedom Dub / Zema feat. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Black Sheep / Melchizedek
4- Color Of One / Semi / Conscious Paradise / 4YA
5- Freedom Fighter / Half Pint / Classics / Hightone
6- Is It Because I'm Black? / Ken Boothe / The Ken Boothe Collection: Eighteen Classic Songs / Trojan
7- Majestic Heights In Dub / Christafari / Majestic Heights In Dub / Lion Of Zion
8- Wanted Children / Bunny Wailer / Protest / Mango
9- Let's Come Together / Semi / Conscious Paradise / 4YA
10- We Gonna Have To Live Together / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
11- Boys And Girls / Joe And Marcia Higgs / Joe And Marcia Together: Roots Combination / Macola
12- Love Your Neighbor / Ladysmith Black Mambazo / The Warner Bros. Collection / Warner Archives/Rhino
13- Set Me Free / Christafari / Valley Of Decision / Gotee
14- Freedom Dub / Christafari / Valley Of Decision / Gotee
15- Better Must Come / Positive / Forever My King / Fox Fuse
16- Anti-Racist Broadcast / Mad Professor / RAS Portraits / RAS
17- I Believe / Lytie / A21 Campaign: Set The Captives Free (VA) / G&D
18- See A Man's Face / Horace Andy / Skylarking / Studio One
19- We Need To Be As One / Septimus feat. Geneman, Jamba and Junior C / Role Model / Septi
20- Stop Your Quarreling / Yabby You & The Prophets / Yabby You & Brethren: Deeper Roots 2 (VA) / Pressure Sounds
21- Freedom / Jah Servant / Narrow Gate / Servant
22- Greatest Love / Troy Anthony / Next Generation / TA
23- We Are One / Ben Okafor & Garth Hewitt / Blood Brothers / What?

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at
This week's programme contains portions of the speech "The Great March To Freedom" given by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Detroit, MI on June 23, 1963. The recording appears on 'MLK: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes' (Jerden Records, JRCD 7021).

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