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:
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12" EP

Lee "Scratch" Perry & Sandra Robinson | Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

12" EP

1986 UK

Dec 15 | 6:46 PM

G Sides

Gorillaz | Ghost Train

G Sides

2002 UK

Dec 15 | 6:46 PM

The Outernational Sound

Thievery Corporation | Lagos Communiqué

The Outernational Sound

2004 DC

Dec 15 | 6:42 PM

Reggae Christmas Hits

John Holt | A Spaceman Came Travelling

Reggae Christmas Hits

1986 UFOria

Dec 15 | 6:41 PM

Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley's 50th Anniversary

Bunny Wailer | Jump Nyahbinghi

Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley's 50th Anniversary

1995: 50 Bob Marley covers for 50th Birthday***End of Set 7

Dec 15 | 6:23 PM

Live at My Father's House

Peter Tosh | Burial

Live at My Father's House

Summer 1978 at Roslyn, NY: on WLIR FM 

Dec 15 | 6:18 PM

Live 1973-1975

Bob Marley & The Wailers | Trenchtown Rock

Live 1973-1975

June 10, 1975 at the Quiet Knight: Chicago played on WXRT FM

Dec 15 | 6:17 PM

Wailing Wailers

Bob Marley & the Wailers | Lively Up Yourself

Wailing Wailers

1971: Studio One CD bonus track: Wailers Family Tree Set

Dec 15 | 6:10 PM

7"

Keith Richards | Run Rudolph Run

7"

1978 Chuck Berry cover***End of Set 6

Dec 15 | 6:03 PM

7"

Keith Richards | Run Rudolph Run

7"

1978 Chuck Berry cover***End of Set 6

Dec 15 | 6:03 PM

7"

Iron Phoenix | Natty Dread Christmas

7"

1977 Ja

Dec 15 | 6:02 PM

7"

Sugar Minott | Christmas Time

7"

1979

Dec 15 | 5:46 PM

Christmas Stylee

Johnny Osbourne, Jennifer Lara & the Family Group | Christmas Medley

Christmas Stylee

1980 JA***End of Set 5

Dec 15 | 5:46 PM

African Christmas

Hortense Ellis & Trinity | Santa Is Black + My Santa

African Christmas

1979 Miami, FL

Dec 15 | 5:41 PM

Christmas Sting

Barrington Levy | I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

Christmas Sting

1981 JA

Dec 15 | 5:39 PM

High Times All-Star Explosion

Mutabaruka | Postpone Christmas

High Times All-Star Explosion

1985 Soul Syndicate: Chicago blues label vinyl: Vinyl is Vital Christmas Set

Dec 15 | 5:38 PM

12"

Tyrone Evans & Glen Adams | God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen + Joyful Tidings

12"

1978 Bronx***End of Set 4

Dec 15 | 5:24 PM

Weed a Bun vol. 1

Macka B | Ganja Ladies

Weed a Bun vol. 1

2006 herbtune

Dec 15 | 5:22 PM

Baggariddim

UB40 feat. Sister V | V's Version

Baggariddim

1985 w/ Sister V

Dec 15 | 5:21 PM

Christmas Vibes

Alton Ellis | Praise Jah, It's Christmas

Christmas Vibes

Dec 15 | 5:19 PM

Reggae Christmas From Studio One

Freddie McGregor | Irie Christmas

Reggae Christmas From Studio One

1980***End of Set 3

Dec 15 | 5:04 PM

Prisoner

Lucky Dube | False Prophets

Prisoner

1990 South African singer

Dec 15 | 5:01 PM

Stop That Train

Clint Eastwood & General Saint | Vote For We

Stop That Train

1982

Dec 15 | 5:00 PM

15 Classic Hits

Carlene Davis | Ism and Schism

15 Classic Hits

Best of Smile Jamaica: 29+ Years

Dec 15 | 4:54 PM

12"

Sister Carol | Santa Claus

12"

***End of Set 2

Dec 15 | 4:53 PM

Natty Dread in a Greenwich Farm

Cornell Campbell | King's Heart

Natty Dread in a Greenwich Farm

1975

Dec 15 | 4:42 PM

Owner Fe De Yard

The Ethiopians | Let Me Blow My Smoke

Owner Fe De Yard

1994 herbtune

Dec 15 | 4:37 PM

Festival of Lights

Temple Rockers feat. Linval Thompson | The Blessing + Days Long Ago

Festival of Lights

2018 Hanukkah tune

Dec 15 | 4:33 PM

Natty Christmas

Jacob Miller & Ray I | All I Want for Ismas

Natty Christmas

1978 herbtune: All I want for Christmas is my collie herb***End of Set 1

Dec 15 | 4:19 PM

Historical Tracks (1978-1995) - The Foundation

Martin Campbell | Iliteracy (sic)

Historical Tracks (1978-1995) - The Foundation

1992 UK deliberately mispelled

Dec 15 | 4:17 PM

Akabu

Akabu | Warrior Queen

Akabu

1995 UK female roots group

Dec 15 | 4:12 PM

Natty and Nice: A Reggae Christmas

Kiddus I | Love Child

Natty and Nice: A Reggae Christmas

70's Christmas tune

Dec 15 | 4:02 PM

Brutal Dub

Black Uhuru w/ Sly & Robbie | Let Us Dub

Brutal Dub

1986 DC vinyl dub album of the hour

Dec 15 | 4:00 PM

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