Smile Jamaica

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Robert Nelson has been the host of Smile Jamaica on KRCL since Oct '89 featuring Jamaican Roots, Mutant Dub, Roots Dawtas, Wailers Family Tree, Rockers doing Reggae, Disco Mix, 7” Jamaican Jukebox all pulled out of his massive Reggae & Dub collection. With lots and lots of vinyl. No digital for I ‘n’ I. Robert works as a University of Utah Librarian at the Marriott Library. He manages the Audio Studio in their Digital Scholarship Lab. All killer, no filler!


Thank you to Kristen Acree, Josh Gilbert, and Richard Mingo for generously supporting community radio by donating to this show as part of our Adopt a DJ program.

with host
Robert Nelson
STUDIO LINE:
(800) 359-9191

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Free Us Now

Gideon Jah Rubbaal | Takes These chains and shackles off our feet

Free Us Now

70's

Oct 12 | 6:49 PM

Africa Calling

I Kong | Set Jah People Free

Africa Calling

1987

Oct 12 | 6:44 PM

Satta Massagana (Deluxe Edition)

The Abyssinians | Black Man's Strain

Satta Massagana (Deluxe Edition)

1976

Oct 12 | 6:41 PM

Visions of Love

Earl Zero | Shackles and Chains

Visions of Love

1979

Oct 12 | 6:39 PM

Treasure Found

Junior Delgado | Sons of Slaves

Treasure Found

1974

Oct 12 | 6:35 PM

Revenge of the Underdog

Singers & Players | Dungeon / Merchant Ship / Jah Army Band

Revenge of the Underdog

1982

Oct 12 | 6:34 PM

Tribute

Bunny Wailer | Slave Driver

Tribute

1980 JA vinyl (Wailers cover)***End of Set 7

Oct 12 | 6:31 PM

Catch a Fire

The Wailers | 400 Years

Catch a Fire

Jamaican Mix + US/UK rmx

Oct 12 | 6:24 PM

The Toughest

Peter Tosh | 400 Years

The Toughest

1970 Lee "Scratch" Perry mix -- Wailers Family Tree Set

Oct 12 | 6:15 PM

Babylon Fall Down

The Jay Boys | African People

Babylon Fall Down

1972 cover of Paul Revere & the Raiders - Indian Reservation***End of Set 6

Oct 12 | 6:07 PM

Prophecy

Little Roy | Christopher Columbus

Prophecy

1975 US

Oct 12 | 6:04 PM

Straight to Your Heart

Lorna Asher | True History

Straight to Your Heart

1999

Oct 12 | 6:02 PM

heart of the congos

congos | Children Crying

heart of the congos

1977 Lee "Scratch" Perry Black Akr prod'n

Oct 12 | 5:48 PM

12"

Courtney Melody | Black Liberation

12"

80's digital***End of Set 6

Oct 12 | 5:47 PM

Who's Foolin' Who?

Rashani | Columbus Myth

Who's Foolin' Who?

1998 Duncanville, TX

Oct 12 | 5:43 PM

Black Slate

Black Slate | Bondage and Slavery

Black Slate

1980 UK

Oct 12 | 5:39 PM

Rastafari Elders

The Rastafari Elders | 400 Years

Rastafari Elders

1990 nyahbinghi drummers and chanters

Oct 12 | 5:39 PM

7"

Ken Boothe | Christopher Columbus

7"

70's

Oct 12 | 5:21 PM

Liberation For Africa

Sister Carol | Shackles

Liberation For Africa

1983 DC vinyl - riddim shower (2) - cover

Oct 12 | 5:19 PM

Bob Andy's Song Book

Bob Andy | Unchained

Bob Andy's Song Book

1972 JA vinyl - riddim shower (1) original

Oct 12 | 5:18 PM

Black Slavery Days

The Skulls + T.S.O.S.A | Black Slavery Days + 9 to 5 Dub

Black Slavery Days

1980***End of Set 3

Oct 12 | 5:09 PM

Unlimited

Jimmy Cliff | Poor Slave

Unlimited

1973 US vinyl

Oct 12 | 5:06 PM

Uptown Top Ranking

Althea & Donna | The West

Uptown Top Ranking

1978 female dj duo

Oct 12 | 5:05 PM

Mother Africa: Gone Cold

Hugh Griffiths | 400 Years

Mother Africa: Gone Cold

1986 UK vinyl

Oct 12 | 4:55 PM

96 Degrees In the Shade

Third World | Human Market Place

96 Degrees In the Shade

1976

Oct 12 | 4:55 PM

Life of Contradiction

Joe Higgs | More Slavery

Life of Contradiction

1975***End of Set 2

Oct 12 | 4:40 PM

Power of a Woman

Bam Bam | Slave

Power of a Woman

1987 LA vinyl: female singer

Oct 12 | 4:38 PM

Check It!

Mutabaruka | Witeman Country

Check It!

1983 JA dub poet

Oct 12 | 4:38 PM

Mr. Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs | Slavemaster

Mr. Isaacs

1977

Oct 12 | 4:37 PM

12"

Don Carlos | Black History

12"

1982 DC***End of Set 1

Oct 12 | 4:23 PM

Two Sevens Clash

Culture | Pirate Days

Two Sevens Clash

1977 - The Arawak (Indians) were here first!

Oct 12 | 4:23 PM

CB 200

Dillinger | Plantation Heights

CB 200

1976

Oct 12 | 4:21 PM

Wise and Foolish

Misty in Roots | Slavery Days

Wise and Foolish

1981 UK vinyl

Oct 12 | 4:14 PM

Skidip!

Eek-A-Mouse | Do You Remember

Skidip!

1982 - Do you remember the days of slavery?

Oct 12 | 4:10 PM

Reggae Gi Dem Dub

Big Youth/Soul Syndicate | Inside Out

Reggae Gi Dem Dub

1978 JA Dub Album of the Hour

Oct 12 | 4:02 PM

Hail H.I.M.

Burning Spear | Columbus

Hail H.I.M.

1980 JA vinyl - 3 Hours of Alternative Columbus Day - 400 Years of the Middle Passage

Oct 12 | 4:01 PM

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