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 Reggae Explorations 
 Conscious Reggae Music
 Mike Roots
 Mike Roots  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa) 
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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”, 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.

NOTE: Reggae Explorations can now also be heard on Thursdays from 7-9pm CT on Dolphin Radio WXDR 99.1 FM in New Orleans
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
Wednesdays 1-3PM


Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Shout Jah / Jai / Best Friend / Image
2- Color Of One / Semi / Conscious Paradise / 4YA
3- Real Situation / Bob Marley & The Wailers / Uprising / Tuff Gong
4- Bermuda Triangle / Victor Rice / Smoke / Easy Star
5- Redeemed / Carlene Davis / Redeemed / VP/Glory
6- Blood Dunza / Johnny Clarke / 20 Massive Hits / Clocktower
7- Don't Be Afraid / Howie Hutchinson / Friend For Life / Independent Artist
8- Shaka / Bobby Ellis & The Crew / Shaka / Dublab
9- Whom Shall I Fear / Roge' Abergel & Kingdom Culture / Hope Road / Kingdom Culture
10- My Little Children / Yabby You feat. Jennifer Lara & Shuggy Mulligan / Yabby The You Man / Peacemaker
11- Mr. Morning / Majek Fashek / Prisoner Of Conscience / Mango
12- Kotutu (Go Uproot) / Kenneth Apiah / Keep On / Lion Of Zion
13- Revolution / Fyah Wyah / SINGLE / Jah Servant
14- Revolution Dub / Fyah Wyah / SINGLE / Jah Servant
15- God Of Our Fathers / Glen Washington / Conquera Riddim [VA] / Trainline
16- I Will Be Back / Ben Okafor / Diverted Traffic / Roadsweeper
17- The Shepherd (12" Mix) / Messian Dread / In A Roots Dub Reggae Style / CD
18- Can't Take The Gun / Junior Reid / Lost Vinyl Classics, Volume 1 / JR
19- Guntown / Jason 'Todah' O'Neil / The Servant's Quarters Life Giver Riddim [VA] / Servant
20- Dub Town / Jah Servant feat. Jason 'Todah' O'Neil / The Servant's Quarters Life Giver Riddim [VA] / Servant
21- Sooner / Lester Lewis / No Boundaries / Jet Star Gospel Times
22- Bam Bam / Tommy McCook / Reggae In Jazz / Pressure Sounds
23- Why Birds Follow Spring / Alton Ellis / Cry Tough / Heartbeat
24- Birds Have Their Nest / Dennis Brown / Go Now / Rohit
25- Blessed Beyond The Curse / Solomon Jabby / Soul Liberation / Altarsound
26- Black And White / Wayne Stoddart feat. Troy Genius / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at

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