Tag Archives: 2004

December 18, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia December 18 > 2004 Highlights included unreleased Determine... the Lava Ground riddim on Loyal Soldiers... the Jah Jah Crown riddim on Forward records... and a small subscriber drive that brought in 20 new subscribers to PBS... DAMAJAH & SECRET MASTERS - Freedom Chant (The Lost Dub Tapes: Inertia) THE WAILERS - Satisfy My Soul (Roots of a Legend: Trojan) MAX ROMEO - War Ina Babylon (War Ina Babylon: Island) --req PRINCE JAZZBO - Dreadlocks Corner (Dreadlocks Corner: Black Wax) JUNIOR DREAD - Sufferer's Heights (Arkology: Island) --req PABLO MOSES - Blood Money (Revolutionary Dream: Shanachie) JOHNNY CLARKE - Blood Dunza (A Ruffer Version: Trojan) GEORGE McKAY - Money Money (Dancehall Explosion: Trojan) SISTER NANCY - One Two (One Two: Techniques) ANTHONY RED ROSE - Gimme The Weed (Taxi 7") LARRY MALUMA - Warrior (Makani Angu: Safari) GROUNDATION - Music Is The Most High (We Free Again: Young Tree) MIDNITE - Birthright Is The Ticket (Jubilees of Zion: Rastafaria) AGENCY DUB COLLECTIVE - Back To Roots (prerelease promo) DETERMINE - Take A Stand (unreleased Mista Savona production) ROOTBOUND SYSTEM & MISTA SAVONA - Words (unreleased riddim) BASCOM X - Just One (Loyal Soldiers 7") CHUCK FENDA - God Is My Witness (Loyal Soldiers 7") I WAYNE - Lava Ground (Loyal Soldiers 7") PREZIDENT BROWN - Let It Be Known (Forward 7") AL BOROSIE - Jah Jah Crown (Forward 7") SIZZLA - Woman I Need You (Da Real Thing: VP) GENTLEMAN - Dem Gone (Journey To Jah) ANTHONY B & WYCLEF - Lighter (Untouchable: Togetherness) SEAN PAUL - Legalize It (Renaissance 7") ASSASSIN - Idiot Ting Dat (Renaissance 7") CAPLETON - Or Wha (Renaissance 7") MIDNITE BRANCH I - Bombs Away (He Is Jah: Rastafaria) --req CHAT PON RIDDIM: Roots Radics & Bravo "Dub Fi Junjo" on Tabou 1

December 11, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia December 11 > 2004 Highlights included the Runner riddim on Builders... the Mad Sick riddim on Massive B... unreleased I Wayne, Jah Cure and Vybz Kartel... and the new Sizzla album "Life" on Greensleeves BOBBY BABYLON - Freddie McGregor (Bobby Babylon: Heartbeat) JOHNNY OSBOURNE - Can't Buy Love (Truths and Rights: Heartbeat) DENNIS BROWN - Easy Take It Easy (Studio One 7") BURNING SPEAR - He Prayed (Creation Rebel: Heartbeat) LITTLE ROY - Hardest Fighter (Rebel Music: Trojan) LITTLE ROY - Easy Chair (Tafari Earth Uprising: Pressure Sounds) PETER TOSH - Igziabher (Legalize It: Columbia) BLACK ROOTS - Tribal War (On The Frontline: Makasound) ALPHA BLONDY - Jerusalem (Jerusalem: Shanachie) NASIO FONTAINE - Apple (Crucial Reggae: Skank Records) MIDNITE - Love Right (Ras Mek Peace) DEZARIE - Iron Sharpen Iron (Fya: I Grade) GROUNDATION & DON CARLOS - Wish Dem Well (We Free Again: Young Tree) MUTABARUKA - Life and Debt (Life and Debt: Tuff GOng) SIZZLA - Things Will Be Better (Life: Greensleeves) JAH CURE & VYBZ KARTEL - So Free (Vertex pre-release) I WAYNE - More Herb (unreleased) KING KONG - Legalize It (Massive B 7") SIZZLA - Keep On (Massive B 7") ANTHONY B - Freedom (Massive B 7") BURRU BANTON - Yuh Dun Know (Massive B 7") ANTHONY B - War Have No Winner (Builders 7") NORRIS MAN & TURBULENCE - Come Together (Builders 7") NATURAL BLACK - Journey of Life (Builders 7") RICHIE SPICE - The Way You're Living (Pow Pow 7") --req TURBULENCE - Rest A Show (Pow Pow 7") --req LUTAN FYAH - Bits and Pieces (Pow Pow 7") --req CHUCK FENDA - For My People (Pow Pow 7") --req BERES HAMMOND - Fire (Harmony House 7") --req MIDNITE - Judgement For Sentence (Ainshant Maps: ARL) --req CHAT PON RIDDIM: "Studio One Dub" on Soul Jazz

December 4, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia December 4 > 2004 Back in action after having last Saturday off due to the live broadcast of the Queenscliff Music Festival. This week was Live Music Week at PBS, and joining us for a one-hour live set in Studio 5 was Melbourne's Higher Heights band, with special guest singer Traffik. Other highlights included the Fire Stick riddim on Ice Burg... Mr Tipsy's recut of the Marcus Garvey riddim, with a wicked new tune by Natty King... the two new Burning Spear at Studio One reissues... and the first class new album "We Free Again" from Groundation... DENNIS BROWN - To The Foundation (Music Works 7") BURNING SPEAR - Weeping and Wailing (Creation Rebel: Heartbeat) BURNING SPEAR - Journey (Sounds From The Burning Spear: Soul Jazz) CORNEL CAMPBELL - Jah Jah Me No Born Yah (Be Thankful: Attack) BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - Concrete Jungle (Roots of A Legend: Trojan) EEK-A-MOUSE - Ganja Smuggling (Wa Do Dem: Greensleeves) --req GROUNDATION - Suffer The Right (We Free Again: Young Tree) LUCIANO - Call On Jah (Great Controversy: Jet Star) --req HALF PINT - King Selassie (Ice Burg 7") COURTNEY MELODY - Chukki No Lucky (Ice Burg 7") ANTHONY B - Tax Man (Ice Burg 7") BUNNY RUGS - Marcus Garvey (Mr Tipsy 7") NATTY KING - Natty Congo (Mr Tipsy 7") RICHIE SPICE - Marijuana (5th Element 7") --req NATURAL BLACK - Conquer (5th Element 7") CHAT PON RIDDIM: Groundation's "Dragon War Dub" EP on Young Tree records

November 20, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia November 20 > 2004 Paying tribute to legendary engineer Errol T... a wicked recut of the Swing Easy riddim on Dirtworx... the Black Belt riddim on Real City... and the new album from local artist Larry Maluma. SYLFORD WALKER - Burn Babylon (Joe Gibbs 7") I ROY - Fire Burn (Don't Check Me With No Lightweight Stuff: B&F) IMPACT ALL STARS - Ordinary Version Chapter 3 (Forward The Bass: B&F) JR BYLES - Heart and Soul (The Mighty Two: Heartbeat) DHAIMA - Inna Jah Children (Joe Gibbs Revive 45s Vol 1: Rocky One) NIGGER KOJAK & LIZA - Fist To Fist Rub-A-Dub (Joe Gibbs: Soul Jazz) LINVAL THOMPSON & U BROWN - Train To Zion (Train To Zion: B&F) --req PROPHETS & TRINITY - King Pharoahs Plauge (Jesus Dread: B&F) --req DELROY WILSON - Stick By Me (Striker Lee 7") --req BURNING SPEAR - Down By The Riverside (Burning Spear: Studio One) --req CORNERSTONE ROOTS - Reveal Yourself (Soul Revolution: Motherland) GROUNDATION - Long Long Ago (Young Tree: Young Tree) LARRY MALUMA - Makani Angu (Makani Angu: Safari) CAPLETON - Standing Ovation (Reign of Fire: VP) NORRIS MAN - Life Style (Dirtworx 7") RITCHIE SPICE - High Grade Inna Mi Chalice (Dirtworx 7") ANTHONY B - Jah Works (Dirtworx 7") SIZZLA - Pressure Remix (321 Strong 7") --req SIZZLA - World Needs Love (unreleased tour bus sessions) BEENIE MAN - Shower and Power Youth (Wall Street 7") --req ANTHONY B - Babylon Fi Go Dung (Real City 7") DETERMINE - Gi Mi Di Fire (Real City 7") RITCHIE SPICE & SHAGGY - All Night Long (Universal: Heartbeat) --req NATTY KING - No Giving Up (Golden House 7") JAZZADOOR - Ghetto Youth (Golden House 7") DENNIS BROWN & DHAIMA - A True (Joe Gibbs Revive 45s Vol 1: Rocky One) --req CHAT PON RIDDIM: Joe Gibbs and Errol T's "African Dub Chapter 1"

November 13, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia November 13 > 2004 Paying tribute to the late Simpleton, who died last Sunday... Also featuring the new Capleton album on VP... and some indian dancehall flavors to help celebrate Diwali... CULTURE - Chant Down Babylon (Chanting On: Ras) WAILERS - Stop That Train (Catch A Fire: Island) BUNNY WAILER - Wanted Children (Protest: Island) --req JACOB MILLER - I'm Just A Dread TRINITY - One Shut KEN BOOTHE - Who Really Cares JR DAN - Wise Man LITTLE ROY - Columbus Ship (Columbus Ship: Copasetic) MICHAEL PROPHET - Warn Them (Serious Reasoning: Vivian Jackson) HUGH MUNDELL - Arise and Shine (Arise: Netwar) INI KAMOZE - Dem Ting Deh (Ini Kamoze: Island) DEZARIE - Poverty (Gracious Mama Africa: ARL) --req MIDNITE - True King Dub (Intense Pressure: Rastafari) MIDNITE - True King (Ainshant Maps: ARL) --req CAPLETON - Wise Up People (Reign of Fire: VP) CAPLETON - The Leaders Let The People Down (Reign of Fire: VP) ANTHONY B - One Spliff (Crystal Ball 7") SIMPLETON - Coca Cola Bottle Shape SIMPLETON - Quarter To Twelve SIMPLETON - Mr Old Nail SIMPLETON - Nah Watch No Clock (Chant Down dubplate special) MR VEGAS - Hands In The Air version (In The Streetz 7") NADIA & ISHVAR - No 1 Punjabi (African Love 7") --req ELEPHANT MAN & PINCHERS - Needle Eye (African Love 7") CAPLETON & CHRISTOPHER - The Levels (African Love 7") MICHAEL ROSE - Short Temper (Happiness: Heartbeat) GARNETT SILK - Mama Africa (Star Trail 7") BERES HAMMOND - Come Back Home (Star Trail 7") JAH CURE - Longing For (Don Corleon 7") CHAT PON RIDDIM: Yabby U's "Jesus Dread" on Blood and Fire

November 6, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia November 6 > 2004 Highlights include the tough new Digital B riddim "Clockwise"... new riddims on First Name and Naciamaj... and a run of classic singles on the Voclano label... FREDDIE McGREGOR - Coming In Hot (Digital B 7") ANTHONY B - Rasta Time (Digital B 7") WARRIOR KING - Can't Get Me Down (Digital B 7") WAILING SOULS - Trouble Maker (Soul and Power: Studio One) GLEN WASHINGTON - Wages of Sin (Dancehall Selection: Heartbeat) --req THE CONGOS - Fisherman (Heart of the Congos: Blood and Fire) --req THE HEPTONES - Mr President (Party Time: Island) JOHNNY CLARKE - Jah Jah Bless Joshua (A Ruffer Version: Trojan) BARRINGTON LEVY - Shine Eye Gal ext (Hunter Man: Volcano) --req DON CARLOS - Hey Mr Babylon (Day to Day Living: Greensleeves) LITTLE JOHN - Dance Hall Style (Volcano 7") JOSEY WALES - Leggo Mi Hand (Volcano 7") NICODEMUS - Boneman Connection (Volcano 7") FRANKIE PAUL - Worries In The Dance (Volcano 7") TOYAN - Spar With Me (Volcano 7") WARRIOR KING - Sabbath Day (First Name 7") BUSHMAN - Higher (First Name 7") BURRU BANTON - The System (First Name 7") DON CARLOS - Worlds Most Wanted (Little House Records 7") QUEEN OMEGA, SIZZLA, CAPLETON - Warning (Green House 7") --req SIZZLA & SPECTACULAR - All Praises To Jah (Mad Doc 7") GARNETT SILK - Hard Nut To Crack (Mad Doc 7") NORRIS MAN - Burn Dem Rails (Naciamaj 7") CAPLETON - Stepping Up (Naciamaj 7") LUTAN FYAH - Rasta Better Off (Naciamaj 7") ANTHONY B - Ivan (Togetherness 7") FANTAN MOJAH - Hungry (Down Sound 7") --req NITTY GRITTY - Pansy (Lots of Signs: Black Roots) SELAH COLLINS - Pick A Sound (Watch How The People Dancing: Honest Jons) ALPHA BLONDY & THE SOLAR SYSTEM - Yitzhak Rabin (Yitzhak Rabin) CHAT PON RIDDIM: Dub Syndicate's "Ital Breakfast" on On-U Sound

October 30, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia October 30 > 2004 Highlights include the wicked Jah Cure & Vybz Kartel combination "So Free", some classic late 90s roots, and the new album from Jr Kelly... SUGAR MINOTT - Every Little Thing LESTER STIRLINGS - Casa Blanca OWEN GRAY - Bongo Natty (Shook, Shimmy & Shake: Trojan) MAX ROMEO - Warning Warning (Open The Iron Gate: Blood and Fire) THE MIGHTY THREES - Rasta Business (Africa Stretch Forth Her Hand) CHANTELLS - Desperate Time (Children of Jah: Blood and Fire) ASWAD - African Children (BBC Sessions: Strange Fruit) MISTY IN ROOTS - Economical Slavery (Jah Sees Jah Knows: Snapper) ROBERT LEE - Too Much War (Foundational Roots vol 1: Channel One UK) GROUNDATION, DON CARLOS, CEDRIC MYTON - Freedom Taking Over (Hebron Gate: Young Tree) MIDNITE - Roll Call (Eastbound: Iyah Ites) EEK-A-MOUSE - Lonesome Journey (Wa Do Dem: Greensleeves) --req HALF PINT - Mr Landlord (One In A Million: Greensleeves) ILUE - Too Much War War (Jammys 7") COCOA TEA - She Loves Me Now (Tune In: Greensleeves) --req ANTHONY B & VEGAS - Gimme The Herbs (Powers of Creation: Nocturne) VYBZ KARTEL - Robbery (Up 2 Di Time: Greensleeves) VYBZ KARTEL & JAH CURE - So Free (Vertex) NORRIS MAN - Persistance (Persistance: Kings of Kings) --req JR KELLY - Tough Life (Tough Life) LUCIANO - Can't Stop Jah Works (Sweep Over My Soul: VP) --req MORGAN HERITAGE - What Man Can Say (Protect Us Jah: Brickwall) SIZZLA & CAPLETON - Babylon A Use Dem Brain (Black Woman & Child: Greensleeves) BERES HAMMOND - Look Fi Mi Gal (Putting Up Resistance: VP) CHAT PON RIDDIM: The Skatalites and King Tubby "Heroes of Reggae In Dub" on Motion

October 23, 2004

CHANT DOWN BABYLON with Jesse I 106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia October 23 > 2004 Highlights included a very special live studio interview with Jamaican music legend Owen Gray... plus new cuts on the Ali Baba riddim from Mixing Finga... and the Stepz riddim, featuring the boom tune from Assassin "Idiot Ting". THE PROPHETS & TRINITY - Chant Down Babylon Kingdom (Jesus Dread: Blood and Fire) PAT KELLY - It's A Good Day (Ossie 7") CORNEL CAMPBELL - Mash You Down (Ossie 7") JOHN HOLT - Ali Baba (Treasure Isle 7") KEN BOOTHE - You're No Good (Jackpot 7") TAPPA ZUKIE - Praise Jah In Gladness (Peace In The Ghetto: Frontline) OWEN GRAY - Every Day I Love You More (Studio 1 7") OWEN GRAY - Please Don't Let Me Go (Shook, Shimmy & Shake: Trojan) OWEN GRAY - Sinners Gonna Weep and Mourn (Studio 1 7") OWEN GRAY - Bongo Natty (Shook, Shimmy & Shake: Trojan) OWEN GRAY - Give A Helping Hand (Striker Lee 7") OWEN GRAY - Let Jah Arise (Shook, Shimmy & Shake: Trojan) VERSION - Ali Baba (Mixing Finga 7") RICHIE SPICE - Move Dem Out (Mixing Finga 7") CHUCK FENDER - Serious Time Now (Mixing Finga 7") GEORGE NOOKS - Face of an Angel (Gurr 7") --req GLEN WASHINGTON - Feeling (Gurr 7") JAH MASON - Plan Out (Gurr 7") CAPLETON - Jah Lives (The People Dem: Rough Trade) CAPLETON - Or Wah (Renaissance 7") CECILE - High Five (Renaissance 7") WAYNE MARSHALL - King Pin (Renaissance 7") ASSASSIN - Idiot Ting Dat (Renaissance 7") JR REID & THE BLOODS - Cry Now (Jr Reid & The Bloods: Ras) --req GENTLEMAN - All That You Had (Confidence: Four Music) CHAT PON RIDDIM: Jack Ruby Presents "Black Foundation In Dub" on Heartbeat