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Program Information
Reggae Explorations
Conscious Reggae Music
Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  Contact Contributor
March 5, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
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”, an occasional “Lovers Rock Set”, and even selections from off the beaten path.

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 can be heard on the following stations:

Global Community Radio (GCR2), Geneva, NY, Mondays 4-6pm ET

KBOG 97.9 FM in Bandon, OR, Wednesdays 10pm-12am PST

WAPJ FM 89.9 & 105.1 FM (Flagship), Torrington, CT, Wednesdays 1-3pm ET

WXDR-LP 99.1 FM, New Orleans, Thursdays 7-9pm CT
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots

Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Songs Of Freedom / Frankie Paul / Freedom / RAS
2- In Pastures Green / Osmond Collins / Walk The Walk / Jet Star Gospel Times
3- Blessed Are The Peacemakers / Osmond Collins feat. Tony Rich / Do It Again / Jet Star Gospel Times
4- Higher Ranking / Prince Jammy / Blood And Fire All Stars: Run It Red / Blood & Fire
5- She’s Faced The Hardest Of Times / Anthony Johnson / Togetherness / CSI
6- Drive / Ed Robinson / On Covers / Push Broom Gang
7- The Holy Hill / Albert Griffiths and The Gladiators / A Whole Heap / Heartbeat
8- Country Roads / Toots and The Maytals / Time Tough: The Anthology / Island Jamaica
9- Speak The Truth / Temple Yard / Temple Yard / Gotee
10- Fulfillment Of The Bible / Wayne Stoddart / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
11- Chatty Chatty People / Alton Ellis / Cry Tough / Heartbeat
12- Keep / Joshua Alo / Orchid Unknown / World Souljah
13- Dub Hands / Jah Servant / Narrow Gate / Servant
14- Under African Skies / Paul Simon feat. Linda Ronstadt / Graceland / Warner Bros.
15- On Jah Solid Rock / Israel Vibration / Why You So Craven / Sanctuary
16- Time Tough / Toots and The Maytals / Time Tough: The Anthology / Island Jamaica
17- I Believe / Lytie / A21 Campaign: Set The Captives Free [VA] / G&D
18- Politics / Rod Taylor / Trust In Jah / Cousin
19- Dance With My Mother / Mr. Spaulding / SINGLE [mp3] / Jah Servant
20- Sitting Down Too Long / Howie Hutchinson / The Naked Truth / bb Music/World Sounds
21- Judgment / Troy Anthony feat. Luciano / Next Generation / TA
22- Rainbow / Everard L. Rowe / Gift Of Love / Everard L. Rowe
23- A Ya We Deh / Barrington Levy / Here I Come / RAS
24- Let It Be / Sonny Okosuns / Celebrate & Worship In Caribbean Rhythms / GGR
25- Easy / Dennis Brown / RAS Portraits / RAS
26- Stand Still / Jamba / Hallelujah Is The Highest Praise / Jamba
27- Christ Is The Key / Owen Uriah / The Same Yesterday, Today & Forever / Star Recordings
28- A Cultural Dub / Messian Dread / SINGLE [mp3] /

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at
This edition of Reggae Explorations has been edited so it is not specific to any particular station(s). Due to time constraints it is not possible for me to edit into separate files, but if you plan on airing the show you are free to do so provided you abide by broadcast restrictions. Please let me know you are airing it so I can include the info in the program summary.

For radio spots/drops or if you are interested in airing Reggae Explorations, please contact me (Mike Roots) at

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