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Program Information
 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 1:00 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 the following affiliates:

WXDR-LP 99.1 FM, New Orleans, Thursdays 7-9pm CT

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

Global Community Radio (GCR2), Geneva, NY, Mondays 4-6pm ET
"Reggae Explorations"
with Mike Roots
WAPJ 89.9 & 105.1 FM, Torrington, CT
Wednesdays 1-3PM


Song / Artist / Album / Label
1- Here I Come / Dennis Brown & I Roy / Legends Of Reggae Music [VA] / JA
2- Jah Word / Solomon Jabby feat. Israel Dejene / Soul Liberation / Altarsound
3- Righteous Revolution / Wayne Stoddart feat. St. Matthew / It Is Written / Undiluted Muzik
4- Fire On Mt. Sinai / Mad Professor / RAS Portraits / RAS
5- This Man / Burning Spear / Rasta Business / Heartbeat
6- Selah / Troy Anthony / Selah [EP] / Righteous Corner
7- Man Of The Living / Yabby You feat. Wayne Wade / Dread Prophecy / Shanachie
8- Satan Is A Deceiver / Landlord / Never Forget Where U Come From / FAM
9- Siri Nzekka (I Am Not Alone) / Ambassador Tony / SINGLE / A-4-C
10- West Abyssinia / Augustus Pablo / King David's Melody / Greensleeves
11- Heed The Warning / Emrand Henry / Flow On Riddim [VA] / Servant/JahLight
12- Dance With My Mother / Mr. Spaulding / SINGLE / Jah Servant
13- Dance With My Mother Dub / Mr. Spaulding / SINGLE / Jah Servant
14- It's Not Your Will, Child / Osmond Collins / Do It Again / Jet Star Gospel Times
15- Morning Time / Kevin Kinsella / Riding Higher Still / I-Town
16- Show Love / Judy Mowatt / Love / African Love/Jet Star
17- Listen Is To Learn / Stewart Brothers / Break Down The Barrier / Tracks Hot
18- Revelation Song (Dub) / Christafari / Dub Worship: Echoes Of Mercy / Lion Of Zion
19- It's A Jungle Out There / Luciano / After All / VP
20- I'll Give Him Praise / Owen Uriah / The Heart Of Uriah / Star Recordings
21- Wise Man / Desmond Dekker / Rockin' Steady: The Best Of Desmond Dekker / Rhino
22- The Return / The Israelites / Washaway / Kingston Beat
23- Unite / The O.C. Supertones / Best Of O.C. Supertones / BEC
24- Jah Is The Only King / Sadiki / Jah Is The Only King / Skinny Bwoy Jamaica/Structure
25- What A Gwan / Howard Hutchinson / The Naked Truth / bb Music/World Sounds
26- Help / Jamba / Hallelujah Is The Highest Praise / Jamba
27- Better Days / Semi / Conscious Paradise / 4YA

For airplay consideration, contact Mike Roots at
This edition of Reggae Explorations has been edited so it is not WAPJ-specific but does mention all affiliates. Obviously it is still one file. Due to time constraints it is not always possible to edit in this fashion but the long term objective is to produce a program that can be aired anywhere with minimal editing required by affiliates. Hopefully the editing done here will at least save the station programmer some time.

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