5 Jun 2017

Nashville Babylon

From Nashville Babylon, 11:00 pm on 5 June 2017
Lee Scratch Perry

Lee Scratch Perry Photo: Supplied

On this week's show it's holiday treat as Mark puts the Babylon into Nashville with a strictly roots and reggae special. He's digging deep into his box of bliss to celebrate Jamaica's greatest musical export. Featuring the likes of Culture, Lee Perry, the Heptones, a rare track from the Wailers plus early ska and rocksteady from Stranger & Patsy and Dave & Ansell Collins it's a bass-bustin' show jam packed with rhythm 'n' roots.

Music Details

Artist: Saturday Night Style
Track: Mikey Dread
Composer: Michael Campbell
Album: African Anthem
Label: Auralux

Artist: Toots & The Maytals
Track: Funky Kingston
Composer: Hibbert
Album: Funky Kingston
Label: Soul Jazz

Artist: Culture
Track: Two Sevens Clash
Composer: Hill
Album: Two Sevens Clash
Label: VP

Artist: The Wailers
Track: Sugar Sugar
Composer: Andy Kim / Jeff Barry
Album: The Complete Wailers 1967-1972
Label: JAD

Artist: Dave & Ansell Collins
Track:Double Barrel
Composer: Riley
Album: Trojan Hits
Label: Trojan

Artist: The Mighty Diamonds
Track: I Need A Roof
Composer: Ferguson/Simpson/Shaw/Kim
Album: Right Time
Label: Virgin

Artist: The Congoes
Track: Don't Blame It On I
Composer: Myton
Album: Arkology
Label: Island

Artist: Junior Murvin
Track: Police And Thieves
Composer: Perry /Murvin
Album: Police And Thieves
Label: Island

Artist: Jah Lion
Track: Soldier And Police War
Composer: Perry / Murvin
Album: Arkology
Label: Island

Artist: Gregory Isaacs
Track: Cool Down The Pace
Composer: Gregory Isaacs / Sylvester Weise
Album: Night Nurse
Label: Island

Artist:Jimmy Cliff
Track: You Can Get It If You Really Want
Composer: Cliff
Album:Jimmy Cliff
Label: Trojan

Artist: The Slickers
Track: Johnny Too Bad
Composer: Wilson/Beckford/Bailey/Crooks
Album: Tighten Up
Label: Trojan

Artist: The Abyssinians
Track: This Land
Composer: Collins
Album: Arise
Label: Front Line

Artist: The Heptones
Track: Sufferers Time
Composer:Lee Perry
Album: Arkology
Label: Island

Artist: Stranger & Patsy
Track: Yeah Yeah Baby
Composer: Unknown
Album: The Story Of Ska
Label: Trojan

Artist: Randy's Allstars
Track: Mission Impossible
Composer: Lalo Schifrin
Album: 300% Dynamite
Label: Soul Jazz