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  • Live: Honoring the Reggae Artist Legend Johnny Clarke and his music

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    Clarke grew up in the Kingston , attended Jamaica College. In 1971 he won a talent contest in Bull Bay, his prize a meeting with producer Clancy Eccles, with whom he recorded his first song, "God Made the Sea and the Sun", the following year. The single didn't sell well, and disappointed with the lack of promotion from Eccles, he moved on to Rupie Edwards, who produced Clarke's first hits in 1973, with "Everyday Wondering" and "Julie" In 1974, Clarke moved on again, recording "Jump Back Baby" for Glen Brown,  Bunny Lee and his band The Aggrovators in 1974. "None Shall Escape the Judgement" on Clarke's debut album.
    Clarke was named Artist of the Year in Jamaica in both 1975 and 1976, and became one of the most popular singers on the island, mixing original songs with covers of popular reggae songs by other artists, and mixing roots and lovers-themed material. Clarke's songs  beliefs of the Rastafari movement, including anti-violence (as on "Let Go Violence") and legalization of marijuana ("Legalize It"). He helped define the "Flying Cymbals" period that preceded the "Roots Rockers" sound of the mid- to late 1970s. Clarke was one of the first Jamaican artists signed to Virgin Records' Frontline subsidiary in 1976, releasing the albums Authorized Version and Rockers Time Now on the label. 1980s producer S Douglas, before working again with Lee. Mad Professor, as well as further recordings for Jamaican producers King Tubby, Errol Thompson, and Prince Jammy.  Rasta Nuh Fear in 1992, and Rock With Me in 1997 - and continues to tour regularly. His song "None Shall Escape the Judgement" was featured on the Trojan roots compilations.

  • Heavy Metal Mayhem 9/11/16

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    The Heavy Metal Mayhem Radio Show! Classic 80's Underground. 'Playing The Best Of All The Rest' Hosted By Mike 'The Big Cheese'
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  • Live Chat:Honoring BEVERLY KELSO music Legacy the female member of the Wailers

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    Beverley Kelso the only offical female Wailer. She is a Jamaican singer best known as an early member of The Wailers. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, she attended Miss Nembhard Preparatory School and Denham Town Primary School in Kingston.Born: December 20, 1945 (age 70), Trenchtown, Jamaica.Music group: Bob Marley and the Wailers (1963 – 1965) One Love 1965 The Wailing Wailers.Rude Boy 1965 The Wailing Wailers,Lonesome Feelings 1965 The Wailing Wailers.I'm Still Waiting 1965 The Wailing Wailers, Rasta Ska Jerk 1965 The Wailing Wailers
     

  • Live Chat:Should Parents interfere with their adult child's choice of a spouse?

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    Should parents have input on their children’s partner. When a child is of age to decide on their life partner, is this a decision they make on their own or with the guidance, love, and support of their parents? Who has the final say in this major life decision?
    Please join us this week as we discuss who makes a decision in who marries whom.

  • Heavy Metal Mayhem 9/18/16

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    The Heavy Metal Mayhem Radio Show! Classic 80's Underground. 'Playing The Best Of All The Rest' Hosted By Mike 'The Big Cheese'
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  • Live: Honoring a Living Reggae Icon:- KEITH POPPIN'S Music Legacy

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    In commemoration of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence from Britain, the Jamaica Observer’s Entertainment section recognises 50 persons who made significant, yet unheralded, contributions to the country’s culture. This week we feature singer Keith Poppin. ROOTS artiste Keith Poppin earned a reputation in the early 1970s as having one of the smoothest voices in reggae. In 1973, Poppin (born Keith Smith) released his first solo single called Same Thing for Breakfast, which became his signature piece.Previously, he was a member of the Rocking Horse band.The song earned him recognition by topping the Jamaican chart as well as ethnic charts in Britain. One year later, he scored another hit with Envious.
    Throughout the 1970s, Poppin maintained a steady flow of quality songs including Someday Girl, Why Make Believe, Whenever There is Moonlight, and Who are You, which made the British national chart in 1976.
    In 1980, Poppin became the first act signed to reggae star Peter Tosh’s Intel-Diplo record label but after Tosh’s death in 1987, he took a break from recording, though he appeared twice in the Popular Song Contest.
    During the early 1990s, Poppin moved into producing other acts and promoting stage shows with his company Jungle Lion. He currently resides in the United States and recently released his latest album Journeys. caribbeanradioshow@gmail.com

  • Live :Honoring a Living Reggae Icon PRINCE BUSTER Music Legacy-Trevor Miller

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     Listen to Trevor Miller tell his journey with Prince Buster
    Live Chat : Honoring a Living Reggae Icon PRINCE BUSTER  Music Legacy
    Cecil Bustamente Campbell OD (24 May 1938), better known by the stage name Prince Buster, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ska and rocksteady music.  In the early 1940s Campbell was sent to live with his grandmother in rural Jamaica where his family's commitment to the Christian faith gave him his earliest musical experiences in the form of church singing as well as private family prayer and hymn meetings. Returning to live at Orange Street while still a young boy, Campbell attended the Central Branch School and St. Anne's School. While at school Campbell performed three or four times a week at the Glass Bucket Club as part of Frankie Lymon's Sing and Dance Troupe; rock 'n' roll-themed shows were popular during the 1950s, with the Glass Bucket Club establishing a reputation as the premier music venue and social club for Jamaican teenagers at that time. Upon leaving school he found himself drawn to the ranks of followers that supported thesound system of Tom the Great Sebastian. Jamaican sound systems at that time were playing American rhythm 'n' blues and Campbell credits Tom the Great Sebastian with his first introduction to the songs and artists that would later influence his own music: the Clovers' "Middle of the Night", Fats Domino's "Mardi Gras in New Orleans", the Griffin Brothers featuring Margie Day, and Shirley & Lee caribbeanradioshow.com

  • Live Chat:Honoring a Living Reggae Legend ERNIST RANGLIN OD Music Legacy

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    Ernest Ranglin OD (born 19 June 1932) is a Jamaican guitarist and composer who established his career while working as a session guitarist and music director for various Jamaican record labels including Studio Oneand Island Records. Ranglin played guitar on many early ska recordings and helped create the rhythmic guitar style that defined the form. Ranglin has worked with Theophilus Beckford, Jimmy Cliff, Monty Alexander,Prince Buster, the Skatalites, Bob Marley and the Eric Deans Orchestra. He is noted for a chordal and rhythmic approach that blends jazz, mento and reggae with percussive guitar solos incorporating rhythm 'n' blues and jazz inflections.Ernest Ranglin was born in Manchester, West Central Jamaica. His family moved to Kingston, where he attended the Providence Primary School, Kingston Senior School and Bodin College. Ranglin's introduction to music was through two uncles who both played guitar. Initially a self-taught guitarist; he received some tutoring on how to sight-read from a violin player named Tommy Tomlins. At the age of 15, Ranglin joined the Val Bennett Orchestra, which was followed by a period of employment with the Eric Deans Orchestra. While performing locally with these orchestras Ranglin was introduced to the jazz pianist Monty Alexander, which led to a lifelong friendship as well as numerous musical collaboration

  • Honoring Living Reggae Legend Winston Francis and his Music Legacy

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    Winston Francis (born 1948) aka King Cool is a Jamaican singer whose career began in the 1960s.He attended music school, and his teacher Chuck Bird arranged for him to perform with the Jackie Gleason Orchestra in front of Spiro Agnew in 1965.He then joined Carlos Malcolm's Afro Jamaicans band.  He was also a member of The Sheridans (with Pat Kelly) In the late 1960s he recorded as a solo artist for Clement "Coxsone" Dodd's Studio One label, with his debut album Mr. Fix-It released in 1969. This was followed by a second album, California Dreaming in 1971,  The single's B-side, "Too Experienced", featured backing vocals from Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. 
     Francis returned to recording in the early 1980s, releases including the Roy Cousins-produced Just Once and the self-produced Africa. After a break from music when he worked as a youth worker and social worker, he returned in 1987 as a backing vocalist for The Melodians and began working with Trevor Star and the Skaticians. He continued to record in the 1990s, working with Dennis Bovell under the name King Cool, and releasing Ragga Love and Sweet Rock Steady, and guested on Kelly's 1995 album Butterflies. His version of Ben E King's "Stand by Me" was a hit in France, selling over 90,000 copies, leading to work with Sly & Robbie and John Kpiaye. In 2003 he teamed up with fellow veteran AJ Franklin to record the album Stand Firm. In 2004 he released the medley album Feel Good All Over.

  • "C.B.R" Interview with Young Gage

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    Tonight the C.B.R crew will be joined by Young Gage. A Baton Rouge Louisiana native, Young Gage is an aspiring rap artist on the comeup and won't stop until he grasps your ears so listen up! Young Gage can be described in one sentence: Speak softly, carry a loud mic. When it comes to Hip Hop, nobody brings it the way we do and nobody supports talented up & comers like we do. There's only 1 thing left to say after that.
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