4/20 Mix Alert: Ride The Rhythm


Today we have a new mix alert and it’s straight from Jamaica.   With much respect to artist Wilfred Luminous and to reggae music itself, I bring to you: Ride The Rhythm, An All 45 Mix. These nineteen seven inch records were put together for you to play not just on 4/20, but every day. Reggae music is definitely an every day thing, and I’ve included some classic selections you may be familiar with as well as some sides you may not. These are cuts I have really been digging as of late. There are a lot of classic records, and in general, reggae tunes that hold a special place in my heart. So do your thing with this mix on 4/20, or pack it up for whenever you want to to visit JA and get into that state of mind. Special shout out to Record City Brooklyn & Holdfast Asbury Park for keeping my reggae fix properly satisfied. If you dig, pass it on to a friend. Bless Up. 

Ride The Rhythm Track List

Mighty Dellinger – Suzukie Step
Horace Andy & The Peace Setters – Oh Lord Why Lord Part 2
Lone Ranger – Barnabas Collins
King Stitt – Fire Corner
Hopeton Lewis – Tom Drunk
Willie Williams – Armegeddion Time
Hugh Roy with Tommy McCook Quintet – Wake The Town
Glen Adams – New York City
Mighty Two – Big Fat Thing
Tenor Saw – Ring The Alarm
Players – Murder We Wrote
Taxi Gang – Santa Barbara
Channel 5 – Love Brother
Josey Wales – Bobo Dread
Tony Shabazz & The Ruff Tough & Dread – Mr. Fitzy The Conqueror
Keble Drummond – Dangerous
Robert “Bob” Marley – Duppy Conqueror
The Slicker – Johhny (Too) Bad
Peter Tosh Legalize It
Horsemouth I-Man Transport Outro

Done all live in one take with original Jamaican forty fives, I hope you enjoy this mix as much as I did making it.

Listen to the mix here:

If you are in Jersey City on Friday 4/20, I’ll be doing an all 45 reggae set here:

Dig Deeper!

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