Positive Vibrations (Music)
With Michael Kuelker
Sat Aug 21st 2010 9.00pm–11.00pm
Time zone: central
Sugar Minott “Cell Block One” from Powerhouse Selectors Choice Vol. 4 (17 north parade) —check my new essay "Sugar Minott: An Appreciation + Memories of the Artist in St. Louis" at the KDHX.org blogBuy it!
Wingless Angels “Shady Tree” from Wingless Angels II (Mindless Records 2010) N —The album (just released this month) has the last vocal recordings of the late Justin Hinds, the pride of Steertown Jamaica. Group includes Keith Richards of the Stones.Buy it!
Bongo Byfield “Marcus Garvey” SINGLE (Coxsone 7" 1965) —We begin a set of Marcus Garvey tunes; his birthday, Aug 17, was celebrated by Rastas worldwide. A major Rasta conference was just held this week at Univ of West Indies-Mona in Kingston, JA.Buy it!
The Skatalites “New York Minute” from On the Right Track (Alm 2007) —composed by Kevin Batchelor, originally from University City, a member of The Skatalites since 2001; prior to this he recorded and performed for nine years with Steel Pulse.Buy it!