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04 BigMikeyDread Reggae Radio - Ghosts Of The Caribbean, Mento and Calypso Show
Explicit
October 03, 2018 12:47 PM PDT
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Deep in the Caribbean, the radio waves brush over quiet Islands, nursing them with sound... come with me to a land that time forgot and the music that blanketed those lands.. the Mento and Calypso and Goombay of the 1950s and 60s.

Come with me, Beyond The Reef.

Warning, this episode contains the word penis on multiple occasions.

1. Monty Reynold’s and his Silver Seas Orchestra - Car Park - MRS 10” Lp - Series 5 All Jamaican Calypsos
2. Mighty Sparrow - Going Home Tonight - National Recording Company Ltd Lp - Birdie The Calypso Genius
3. Russ Henderson and his Caribbean Boys - West Indian Drums - Allegro Lp - Caribbean Carnival
4. Harry Belafonte - Dolly Dawn - RCA Lp - Calypso
5. Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra - London Is The Place For Me - Decca Lp - Calypsos
6. The Wrigglers - Boo Boo Man - Kalyspo Lp - Sing Calypso at the Arawak Hotel Jamaican W.I.
7. The Hiltonaires - Jamaica - Studio One Lp - Meet Me In Jamaica
8. Blind Blake and his Royal Victoria Hotel Calypso Orchestra - Goombay Drums - ART Lp - The Third Album of Bahamian Songs
9. Lord Lebby - Beyond The Reef - Kalypso Lp - Sings Favourite Calypsos
10. Lord Power and The Calypso Quintet - Chambolina - Kalypso 45
11. Lord Messam - Monkey - MRS 10” Lp - Series 1 Authentic Jamaican Calypsos
12. Blind Blake and the Royal Victoria Hotel Calypso Orchestra - Hold ‘I’m Joe / Jump In The Line - ART Lp - A Second Album of Bahamian Songs
13. The Silver Seas Calypso Band - Big Bamboo - Ritmo Lp - The Silver Seas Present / Silver Seas Calypsos
14. Island Artists - Roll On My Caribbean Sea - Island Artists Lp - Bahama Lullaby
15. Papette and the Islanders Steel Band - Ammo Boccaio - BOAC Majicarib! Lp - Carefree Caribbean Maji
16. The Islanders - Tomorrow Man - World Record Club Lp - Caribbean featuring Harry Belafonte and the Islanders
17. Count Frank - Back To Back - Kalypso Lp - Sings Calypso
18. Vincent Martin - The Hindu - Art Lp - The Junkanoo Club presents Nassau’s Star Entertainers Singing the Bahamian Folk Songs You Like Best
19. Hubert Porter - Jamaican Mermaid - Ritmo Lp - Authentic Calypsos from Jamaica
20. Tower Islanders - Funny names of Places In Jamaica - Fiesta Lp - Calypso played at Tower Isle Jamaica B.W.I.
21. Montego Beach Hotel Calypso Band - Matilda - Montego Bay Hotel Gifts Shop Lp - Souvenir Album
22. Lord Fly and his Orchestra - The Little Fly - MRS Lp - Calypso Date
23. Alerth Bedase -Night Food (Recipe) - Monogram Lp - Meet Me In Jamaica (B.W.I.)
24. Colin Kelly - The Snorkel Song - Art Lp - The Junkanoo Club presents Nassau’s Star Entertainers Singing the Bahamian Folk Songs You Like Best
25. Cecil Knot and his Joybell Orchestra - Banana - MRS 10” Lp - Series 3 Authentic Jamaican Calypsos
26. Lord Flea - Shake Shake Sonora - Capitol Lp - Swingin’ Calypsos
27. Hidden Track Attack - Mike Murphy - Happy Feet - Cd Momentarily Visible - Mad Dog Records

You can find lists of all the records for this and other episodes that tunes have been played from on Discogs.com; by going there, and finding the first item, then picking the list for the corresponding Bigmikeydread Reggae Radio episode on that page (down the right hand side).

Bigmikeydread Reggae Radio is also available on iTunes, and Mixcloud and has a Facebook group of the same name where you can come tell me what you want played next!!

Mikey

03 Bigmikeydread Reggae Radio - Dancehall Trawl
Explicit
September 05, 2018 11:49 AM PDT
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1. Chase Vampire - Sancho - IKUS 12" Single
2. Turn On The Heat - Admiral Bailey - Yammie Music 12" Single
3. Two Lesbians Hitch - Ringo - Mic Productions 7" Single
4. Artificial Famine - Lyrical - Corner Man 7" Single
5. Bulletin One - Rappa Robert & Tippa Lee - Taurus 7" Single
6. Wicked Woman - Papa San - Foreigner 7" Single
7. Do A Little Move - Lyrical - Music Master 7" Single
8. Tic-A-Tac - Admiral Bailey - Digital B 7" Single
9. Only One - Dugsy Ranks - Shocking Vibes 7" Single
10. Jump Around In The Dance - Jimmy Crazy - Volcano 7" Single
11. Preacher Man - Beres Hammond - Star Trail 7" Single
12. Jah Is Truly Amazing - John Mouse - Small Axe 7" Single
13. Money - Red Rose - Taxi 7" Single
14. Raggamuffling Sound - Red Rose Pickout 7" Single
15. Breath Fresh - Daddy Meeky - Kesta 7" Single
16. Sexy Like A Bottle Of Pepsi - Dirty Des - Roaring Lion 7" Single
17. Bad Mind - General Gegree - Digital B 7" Single
18. Good Gal - Penny Irie - Pickout 7" Single
19. Lock Di Gate - Little John & Bounty Killer - Jammys Records 7" Single
20. Town And Country - Private Constable - Vibes 7" Single
21. Tales From The Crypt - Future Trouble - Digital B 7" Single
22. Gwaan My Youth - Sugar Minott - Steely & Cleavie 7" Single
23. Knock Knee Scabby - John Steele - Taurus 7" Single
Attack of the hidden track...
24. Mambo Rock - Billy Haley & The Comets - taken from ... The Absolutely Essential 3cd Collection

Enjoy, back soon...

02 Big MikeyDread Reggae Radio - Im Not Dead
August 04, 2018 02:54 AM PDT
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The second show in the 'comeback' series, prepared with love, cooked on gas, served on silver..

Tracks were as follows,
I-Roy - Buck and the Preacher - Ackee 7" Single
Larkin Shaw - Stop The War - Jah Christo's 7" Single
Well Pleased and Satisfied + Unknown DJ - Barberman Bawling / Version - Trojan 7" Single
Trevor Byfield - Burning Bush - 7" Rootical Dubber Single
Carl Meeks - Haul and Pull Up Selector - Photographer 7" Single
Burning Spear - Foggy Road - Coxsone 7" Single
Ethiopians - Hong Kong Flu - JJ Records - 7" SIngle
Laurel Aitken - Wayward Traveler - Caribou - 78rpm Single
Mighty Panther - Cinemascope - Kalypso - 78rpm Single
Lord Lebby - Danny Boy - taken from the L.P. Sings Favourite Calypsos - Kalypso
Sir Horace & His Merry Knights - Mambo Jamaica - Kalypso - 78rpm Single
Cyril Diaz and his Orchestra - Tabu - Cook (Ltd Ed. Revive) 7" Single
Willie Cobbs - You Don't Love - Ruler Records (U.S. Revive) - 7" Single
Johnnie Clarke - Dread A Dread - Jackpot - 7" Single
Cornell Campbell - Wherever I Lay My Hat - Barbell - 7" Single
Joe Higgs - Burning Fire - Tranquility - 7" Single
Heptones - Love Without Feeling - Moodisc (Revive) - 7" Single
Lopez Walker - Jah Jah New Garden - Phase 1 - 7" Single
Vulcans - Red Herring - Big Shot - 7" Single
Skatalites - Air Raid Shelter - taken from the Best Of The Skatalites L.P. - Studio One
The Gladiators - On The Other Side - L.P. Presenting The Gladiators - Studio One
Marc Brierley - Welcome To The Citadel' taken from the C.D. Welcome To The Citadel - Cherry Tree

Happy listening... more soon. - Mikey

01 Big MikeyDread Reggae Radio - Return of the Super Ape (Come Back Show)
Explicit
July 17, 2018 11:40 AM PDT
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1 Johnny Osbourne + Papa Tullo - Rock and Come In Yah : Black Joy 12"
2 Dean Stone and the Naggo All Stars - Mighty & Dreadful : Third World 12"
3 The Techniques - You Don't Care : Treasure Isle (UK) 7"
4 The Versatiles - Children Get Ready : Crab 7"
5 Tab Smith & Orchestra - My Mother's Eyes : Ja. Downbeat 78rpm
6 Little John + Billy Boyo - What You Want To Be & Disc Jockey : Rusty's International (Revive) 12"
7 The Ticklers - Glamour Gal - Melodisc 78rpm
8 Lloyd Robinson - Cuss Cuss : Duke 7" (Revive from the 'Spirit of '69' 7" Boxset)
9 Cutty Ranks - Retreat (Soundbwoy) : Renegade 7"
10 Jack Wilson & Demon Rockers - Chuck It : Unity Sounds 12"
11 Pablo Gad - Hard Time : Burning Vibrations 12"
12 Cultural Roots - Only Jah Know : Hawkeye 12"
13 Edi Fitzroy - Check You Once Girl : GanJam 12"
14 King Kong, Admiral Bailey & Chaka Demus - Don't Touch my Boops : Unity Sounds 12"
15 Al Campbell - Roots Man Style : Deb 12"

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